Panini gives details on the Golden Ticket prizes available to be won in 2010-11 Panini Gold Standard Basketball, as well as a preview of the solid gold cards included with the product.
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A pair of love letters written by Michael Jordan are being returned to their original owner after she claimed they were stolen.
Upper Deck’s plans for the 2011 National include several exclusive card sets, giveaways, prizes and card displays. They will also give you incentive to embrace their controversial Certified Diamond Dealer program.
Kobe Bryant is seeking a restraining order against the sports memorabilia company Art of the Game. Bryant and Panini claim the company sold fake Bryant autographs.
Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming is set to retire. We recap his career and offer our picks for the center’s top rookie cards.
Love letters written by Michael Jordan about 30 years ago are the subject of a potential lawsuit The original owner of the letters claiming they were sold against her wishes.
Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki completes a pair of signings with Panini to autograph cards and limited edition photos.
We rank the top 10 rookies for the 2011 season based on their hobby potential.
Heritage Auctions has another notable auction on tap. The weekly Sunday Internet Sports Collectibles Auction has 243 lots and ends on Sunday, July 3rd. The auction is filled with mainly with baseball pieces but other sports are also represented, including a game-used jersey signed by NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki. Highlights are listed below with [...]
The tributes for the newly crowned World Champion Dallas Mavericks continue to pour in. Legoland Discovery Center in Grapevine, Texas recently unveiled a seven-foot addition to the center that pays homage to Finals MVP, Dirk Nowitzki. The replica is made of more than 25,000 Lego blocks and took nearly 3,000 hours to build. A replica [...]
With a lot of cards selling at less than ten percent of their book value, it’s nice to come across a set that has held its value and even exceeds published values regularly. My undervalued set of the month is 1995 Action Packed Hall of Fame Basketball Autographs. Originally available through redemption, this set consists [...]
Kyrie Irving signs deal with Panini that gives the basketball card manufacturer exclusive trading cards rights to Irving’s autograph and memorabilia.
Fans of Derrick Williams now have two things to celebrate. He was already expected to go in the top three in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Now he has signed an exclusive deal with Panini, joining other exclusive NBA players like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and John Wall. Griffin and Wall were [...]
Part Two This is the conclusion to the “The Top Names for Collectors to Know in the NBA Draft (Part One).” Part one can be found here. Brandon Knight Kentucky Wildcats, Freshman Age: 19 Knight is another “one and done” player that Kentucky coach, John Calipari, is famous for producing. If it were not for [...]
I am an avid Illini fan, and was lucky enough to live in Missouri in 2005 when Illinois played North Carolina in the NCAA Finals in St. Louis. Needles to say, I was swept up in the Illini fervor and wanted something to immortalize the time. After walking out of the Illini’s practice session, I [...]
The Springfield Armor’s auction to raise money for tornado victims received some assistance from the NBA and Boston Celtics. The league and Celtics each donated items for the Armor to add to their charity auction. The New Jersey Nets’ D-League affiliate were already conducting an auction that included ticket packages to the upcoming season and [...]
Part One The upcoming NBA Draft has already been dubbed the weakest in recent memory. Multiple players that would have been lottery picks including Harrison Barnes, Perry Jones and Jared Sullinger, backed out before the deadline. Kyrie Irving, the de facto number one pick is only given that title since there is no one else [...]
MeiGray Group has a treasure trove of NBA Finals jerseys for sale. Their current auction showcases Game Three of the Finals. Fans can own the authenticated jersey of their favorite player or attempt to buy the whole starting lineup from one team or both. In total, 32 jerseys make up this current auction. The top [...]