Headlined by the first certified autograph cards of Zion Williamson, Ja Morant, RJ Barrett and the other standout members of the already-fabled 2019 NBA Draft Class, Panini America’s new 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball product dominated hobby conversations this week — and that’s sure to continue well into the future. But in producing some downright staggering early secondary-market results, the college product also has set the stage for the fast-approaching first NBA trading cards and autographs of the newcomers. And the first such product, 2019-20 NBA Hoops Basketball, is set to arrive in late October.
Today, in a special expanded Panini Peek, we’re offering a revealing preview of the product featuring a heavy focus on several key rookie-centric chases sure to be in high demand when the product hits hobby shops nationwide on October 23. Enjoy the early look and stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for continued coverage.
Release Date: October 23, 2019
Product Configuration: Eight cards per pack, 24 packs per box, 20 boxes per case.
BREAK: Two autographs and 24 inerts or parallels per hobby box, on average.
- The 2019-20 NBA collecting season tips off with the iconic NBA Hoops brand. Look for the first trading cards of the exciting members of the 2019-20 NBA Rookie Class in their NBA uniforms, including Rui Hachimura, Ja Morant, R.J. Barrett, Cam Reddish and more.
- Find autographs from the highly anticipated rookies as well as the NBA’s top veterans and legends in Hot Signatures Rookies and Hot Signatures. Look for rare Red Hot versions limited to just 25 copies.
- Collect unique hobby-exclusive insert designs that showcase NBA stars, old and new, with tons of variety. Chase the High Voltage, NBA City, Legends of the Ball and many more sets that can be found only in hobby product.
- Relive the climb to the NBA mountaintop in Road to the Finals, which showcases every game of the 2019 playoffs with varying rarity. Look for the SSP Champions cards with a team photo of the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors.
- New for 2019-20 is the epic Hoops Art Signatures insert featuring stunning on-card autographs from the top NBA rookies. Look for rare dual-signed versions pairing top rookies with established superstars.
Enjoy the preview gallery that follows and stay tuned for additional information on perhaps the most anticipated edition of NBA Hoops Basketball of all time.
All information is accurate at the time of posting – content is subject to change and approval. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display. Actual images used on cards to be determined.