PPI Special Report: NBA Hoops Autograph SPs Set Off Post-Fourth Fireworks

It's been awhile since the Panini Price Index has made an appearance.  Since our last report, there has been considerable buzz surrounding the announcement of short print autographs in 2011-12 NBA Hoops Basketball. In fact, some of the SP Autos are fetching considerable dollars on the secondary market prompting a very special edition of the PPI. Along with a list…

The Knick of Time: First Jeremy Lin Knicks Cards Coming in 2011-12 Hoops Basketball

For all of the throwback brilliance permeating the upcoming release of Panini America's 2011-12 Hoops Basketball, there is at least one very new inclusion sure to resonate with basketball card collectors around the globe: Jeremy Lin's first trading card featuring him as a member of the New York Knicks. To date, all of Lin's 2010-11 rookie-season cards -- seemingly every one…

2011-12 NBA Hoops Collector Insert Run-Off Vote: Four Choices, One Day to Decide

Panini America's unprecedented move to let collectors have complete authority to design an insert set in 2011-12 Hoops Basketball was overwhelmingly well received by collectors, who voted early and often in the original poll to determine the set's theme. Ultimately, collectors narrowed down a wealth of worthy potential candidates down to four. (more…)

Collectors’ Choice: You Make the Call for a Special Insert in 2011-12 Hoops Basketball

How's this for an idea: We here at Panini America are turning the product development reigns over to our loyal collectors. Yes, that would be you. Over the course of the next month, The Knight's Lance will be your personal drawing board as you determine the theme, name, checklist and design for a special 20-card insert that will appear in the triumphant late-September return of 2011-12 Hoops…