Teaser Gallery: Panini America Cracks Boxes of the New 2018-19 Encased Basketball

Panini America will end this action-packed new-release week with a bang today as 2018-19 Encased Basketball arrives in hobby shops and on group-break sites across North America. The unique Encased blueprint features one BGS-graded autograph, one additional autograph and two memorabilia cards per hobby box. As you saw in the Quality Control Gallery preview earlier this week, 2018-19 Encased Basketball…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2018-19 Opulence Basketball

If you have plans to drop by your local hobby shop on Friday, be prepared to participate in or witness something of a wrapper-ripping frenzy. Indeed, with both 2019 Elements Football and 2018-19 Opulence Basketball releasing on Friday in conjunction with 2019 Donruss Optic Baseball dropping today, there promises to be lots to like in the way of new Panini…

Houston Rockets No. 5 in Ongoing 30 Weeks| 30 Teams NBA Countdown

The expression, “lightning never strikes twice in the same location” doesn’t apply to Houston. Some of the game’s greatest pillars have donned the Rockets’ logo (in San Diego in 1967-71 before moving to south Texas). It started with Hall of Fame center Elvin Hayes, whom the franchise drafted in 1968 while still based in San Diego. In 1984, Houston won…

Suns Rise to No. 11 in Ongoing 30 Weeks| 30 Teams NBA Countdown

The Suns have been home to some of the game’s greatest players including Charles Barkley, Connie Hawkins, Jason Kidd, Shaquille O’Neal and Kevin Johnson. Ten Suns players have been enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. The club may still be looking for its first NBA championship, but the organization has enjoyed a lot of success in the desert. In…

Panini America Provides Detailed First Look at 2018-19 National Treasures Basketball

Like the cultural influencers who shine on the red carpet at your favorite Hollywood awards show, Panini America's National Treasures Basketball comes dressed to impress every . . . single . . . year. It's a high-end heat generator that honors the NBA's promising future, outstanding present and glorious past with an arsenal of cutting-edge trading card creations that are museum-exhibit…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2017-18 Impeccable Basketball (42 Pics)

No matter how much high-end hoops collectors appreciated Panini America's debut edition of Impeccable Basketball last season (and judging by sales results last year, they appreciated it a lot), the upcoming 2017-18 Impeccable Basketball has even more going for it in year two. Primarily, it has the brand debut of Charles Barkley, and that's a product enhancement that simply can't be…

The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2017-18 Opulence Basketball (80+ Pics)

Panini America's new Opulence Basketball franchise arrives in hobby shops across North America on Friday ready for an inaugural run that's steeped in luxury. As we noted in our initial post announcing this product, Opulence's content delivers a best-of-both-worlds storyline detailing how the best parts of Gold Standard meld with the best parts of Preferred to create a completely new product. As you'll see in…

Panini America Delivers Detailed First Look at 2018 Flawless Collegiate Basketball

High-end higher-education hoops hobbyists have never had an opportunity quite like the one that arrives in mid November with the release of Panini America's 2018 Flawless Collegiate Basketball. Well, they had an opportunity a little like this last year when the Flawless brand delivered its first standalone Collegiate Basketball edition. But that initial offering didn't include the incomparable Charles Barkley…
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