Panini America Delivering Hot Hoops Cards for Tonight’s Mavericks Game with Heat

Panini America will welcome Dallas Mavericks fans back from the 2014 NBA All-Star break during tonight's game against LeBron James and the Miami Heat by giving away the first two cards of a special 10-card 2013-14 NBA Hoops Dallas Mavericks set. Tonight's cards -- Dirk Nowitzki and rookie Shane Larkin -- will be distributed in cello packs that also include a Larkin…

Panini America Offers NBA Hoops Facebook Tournament for 2014 NBA All-Star Week

Beginning today, Panini America is honoring 2014 NBA All-Star Week with a tournament for users of the company's 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball Facebook app. The grand prize winner of this inaugural Arena Battle will take home a Kevin Durant autographed 8 by 10 from Panini Authentic; 20 additional winners will receive free special virtual packs and in-game currency to use…

Michael Carter-Williams Frenzy Highlights First Week of 2013-14 NBA Hoops Release

It's only appropriate that 76ers rookie guard Michael Carter-Williams wears No. 1 on his boldly colored Philadelphia jersey. After all, that's where Carter-Williams ranks -- on rookie leader boards, on realized auction prices and on trading card Hot Lists throughout the industry after his blistering first week in the NBA. The 11th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Carter-Williams…

Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Early Box of 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball

Cue the trumpets, confetti cannons and arena-rocking tunes: The 2013-14 NBA collecting season triumphantly begins tomorrow with the long-awaited release of Panini America's 2013-14 NBA Basketball. With its 50-card Hobby Jumbo packs and vibrant variety of inserts, aesthetics and photography, this year's edition of the venerable NBA Hoops brand is dressed to thrill. This morning, we had the distinct opportunity…

Find the Hidden Panini America Knight for Chance to Win a Two-Box Prize Pack

While you're enjoying all of today's action on this splendid Week 7 Sunday of the 2013 NFL season, all of us here at The Knight’s Lance want to make sure you spend at least a little time appreciating some of the sweet new Panini America cards that release on Wednesday. Indeed, we're quite excited about the coming releases of 2013 Prizm Football and…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball (106 Pics)

Captivating action photography. A strikingly crisp, white-bordered design. The first NBA Rookie Cards of the 2013-14 season. The first rookie autographs of the new season. Once-in-a-blue-moon chase hits. Border-color variations. Card-back variations. Artist's Proofs. A robust variety of both image- and design-based inserts. Look, if I have to sit here and rattle off everything that makes 2013-14 NBA Hoops Basketball…

Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2013-14 NBA Hoops Hobby Jumbo

Panini America's iconic NBA Hoops Basketball brand is getting bigger. Much, much bigger. Taking a page from similar successful transformations in both football (2013 Score) and hockey (2013-14 Score), the company's traditional NBA season-starter is going the jumbo route for its 2013-14 hobby version. And like a player who dedicates himself to a rigorous off-season weightlifting program, the bulky benefits…

Panini America Inks Exclusive Deals with 12 Top Picks in Advance of 2013 NBA Draft

Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card manufacturer of the NBA, announced today that it has reached exclusive trading card agreements with 12 projected first-round picks in advance of Thursday’s 2013 NBA Draft, including projected No. 1 overall pick Nerlens Noel (Kentucky), and fellow projected top-five selections Ben McLemore (Kansas), Otto Porter…