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John Wall's Reebok "Gold Rush" Shoes Worth Their Weight in Gold

John Wall’s Reebok “Gold Rush” Shoes Worth Their Weight in Gold

In early November, Reebok sold twelve “Gold Rush” parallels of John Wall’s Reebok Zig Slash shoe at a New York City Footlocker. Each pair of the rare sneakers came in a lock box and featured numbering on both the box and the shoes. Since then, two pairs have sold for nearly $1,000 on eBay!

2010-11 Rookies & Stars Basketball Review

2010-11 Rookies & Stars Basketball Review

2010-11 Rookies & Stars is a solid basketball card offering that gives collectors a chance to grab the latest rookie autographs of big names like John Wall, Evan Turner, Derrick Favors and Wesley Johnson. For all intensive purposes, this is last year’s Rookies & Stars with updated rosters.

2010-11 Panini Limited Basketball Review

2010-11 Panini Limited Basketball Review

2010-11 Limited is a decent product if you enjoy boom or bust boxes. Each 7-card box delivers 3-hits on average and carries a price point of around $100. If you enjoy cutting straight to the hits and numbered cards, Limited is definately worth a look, I just highly recommend that you put a great deal of thought into that look before jumping for a box.

2010-11 Panini Prestige Basketball Review

2010-11 Panini Prestige Basketball Review

It’s not good, it’s not bad, it’s Prestige. If you’re excited to get the 2010-11 NBA rookie class and LeBron wearing a Heat jersey in your hands ASAP, then by all means grab a box of Prestige. 2010-11 Prestige is far from a terrible product, just don’t expect it to re-invent the basketball card.

Panini Dream Team Basketball Card Guide

Panini Dream Team Basketball Card Guide

There are 6 different levels of the Dream Team insert set featured in 2009-10 Panini Hall of Fame Basketball that collectors can choose from.

Tyreke Evans Rookie Card Guide

Tyreke Evans Rookie Card Guide

Now that the 2009-10 basketball card season has officially come to a close, we countdown the top five true rookie cards of 2009-10 NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans. From Crown Royale to Playoff Contenders, we cover all the requisite cardboard of the NBA’s “Smooth Operator”.

John Wall National Convention Exclusive Cards Offer Collectors a Pair of Hidden Gems

John Wall National Convention Exclusive Cards Offer Collectors a Pair of Hidden Gems

John Wall’s National Convention exclusive 2010 Donruss Elite and 2010 Panini Certified basketball cards provide collectors with an excellent investment opportunity.

Top 25 First Day eBay Sales: 2009-10 National Treasures

Top 25 First Day eBay Sales: 2009-10 National Treasures

Highest first day sales from Panini’s heir apparent to Exquisite Collection. Tyreke Evans, Kobe Bryant, NBA Logoman Patches, and numerous other low-numbered “hearty” patches dominate the first eBay sales of 09-10 National Treasures Basketball.

2003-04 Topps Matrix Basketball Revisited

2003-04 Topps Matrix Basketball Revisited

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh have breathed new life into the 7-year basketball card product. Top 10 trios and comparisons to “The Matrix Trilogy” movie series.

1996-97 Topps Chrome Revisited

1996-97 Topps Chrome Revisited

A look back at the set that gave us Kobe, the “Chromie”, and forever changed the way we look at cards.

Top 25 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball Rookie Cards Of All-Time

Top 25 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball Rookie Cards Of All-Time

From the legendary 2003-04 LeBron James to the 2007-08 Kevin Durant, we countdown Exquisite’s most Exquisite.

LeBron James Rookie Card Quiz!

LeBron James Rookie Card Quiz!

Put your “King James” cardboard knowledge to the test!

2010 NBA All-Star Basketball Card Teams

2010 NBA All-Star Basketball Card Teams

1st, 2nd, and 3rd All-Basketball Card Teams: First Team C- 1992-93 Stadium Club Beam Team #21 Shaquille O’Neal ($50) F- 2007-08 SP Authentic #152 Kevin Durant JSY AU /299 ($300) F- 2002-03 Finest #178 LeBron James XRC /999 ($180) G- 1996-97 Topps Chrome #138 Kobe Bryant ($275) G- 2003-04 Bowman Chrome #149 Dwyane Wade AU […]

The 2009 Kings of Cardboard

The 2009 Kings of Cardboard

With 2009 now in the books, here is a look back at the top 50 sports card hobby stars of the past year. These outstanding performers have earned the distinction of being the 2009 Kings of Cardboard: 1. Sidney Crosby, 22, Penguins C 2009 saw Crosby fulfill his destiny and win a Stanley Cup. Who […]

Brandon Jennings' Popularity Among Collectors Soars, Bucks in Spotlight

Brandon Jennings’ Popularity Among Collectors Soars, Bucks in Spotlight

The Milwaukee Bucks have a long and not entirely unsuccessful history. Since joining the NBA in 1968, the franchise has won 13 division crowns and two conference titles and even managed to snag one NBA championship back in 1971. Eight Hall of Famers, including the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Oscar Robertson, have suited up […]

The Top Michael Jordan Autographed Cards of All-Time

The Top Michael Jordan Autographed Cards of All-Time

Browse our comprehensive list of the best Michael Jordan Autographed Cards of all-time.

2009-10 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball

2009-10 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball

Price: $825 / hobby box
Release Date: 9/29/09

2009-10 Donruss Elite Basketball

2009-10 Donruss Elite Basketball

Release Date: November 25th, 2009
Hits Per Box: 5
Hobby Configuration: 12 Boxes per case, 20 packs per box, 5 cards per pack
Price (Average): $6.00 / Pack

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