The player checklist is pretty much set. Now, only the design remains for the 2011-2012 NBA Hoops insert set chosen entirely by the fans. “A Night to Remember” will cover 20 players and their single-game NBA records. The players and their achievements are listed below in order of voting: Regular Season: Wilt Chamberlain’s single-game scoring [...]
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The Chicago Bulls took an expected tumble from the top of the sports world when Michael Jordan retired for the second time, and final as a Bull, on January 13th, 1999. Although he would return to the NBA to play for the Washington Wizards, he did not display the same dominance he showed during his [...]
Upper Deck Authenticated has released the images of LeBron James’ Tegata to be sold on their website. Tegata is a traditional Japanese form of memorabilia intended to honor the very best of a respective sport. The unique item is composed of handmade Japanese Fuji paper and contains a black-ink hand-print from James as well as [...]
After taking charge in the playoffs, Danny Granger, Jrue Holiday, Marc Gasol, Mike Conley and Zach Randolph seemed poised to have their rookie card values rise.
Julius Erving and John Wooden highlighted an amazing group of sports items recently sold at Grey Flannel’s “Summer Games” Auction. Erving’s ABA game-used and autographed Virginia Squires 1972-73 jersey sold for an astounding $190,414. The high value is attributed to the fact that the jersey is a rare version that was only used by the [...]
The NBA recently announced its individual regular-season awards and there were very few, if any, surprises in the bunch. The thing that remains uncertain will be whether these awards will have any affect on card or memorabilia values going forward. The Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award went to Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls. The [...]
Amare Stoudemire has signed a memorabilia contract with Steiner Sports, adding to the list of big name New York athletes on the Steiner roster.
Downtown Freddy Brown’s 1979 NBA Championship ring recently hit the auction block and commanded a final sales price of $115,242.
Collectors are getting the chance to create an insert set in the upcoming 2011-2012 Panini NBA Hoops set. The set is scheduled for a late September release.
The new Washington Wizards owner has decided to change the look of his team’s jerseys.
Some rather unique Charles Barkley sports memorabilia has made its way onto eBay.
The first of a three-part sports memorabilia auction centered around Red Auerbach’s memorabilia collection resulted in a total of $785,550 in sales.
Joe Proski, the original athletic trainer for the Phoenix Suns, has a love for sports memorabilia that is only rivaled by his love of collector cars. Joe grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and like most residents of Green Bay he is a life long Packers fan. His father worked for the Packers and was [...]
2010-11 Classics is the basketball card equivalent of an above-average NBA 6th man. While it lacks the finishing touches and all-around game to crack the starting lineup, it does bring enough to the table to warrant plenty of playing time.
Bill Russell, John Wall, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Significant Signatures highlight our look at the top 25 first week eBay basketball card sales from Panini’s 2010-11 Classics. Bill Russell’s Significant Signatures on-card autograph tops the list with a sale price of $275.
Blake Griffin, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins highlight our basketball card geared look at the top rookies from the 2010-11 NBA season. A combination of on-court performance and hobby performance were the determining factors when placing players on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd All-Rookie Card teams.
Take a step into one of the craziest basketball card shows of all-time featuring over 60 different Blake Griffin cards! We’ve captured some of the craziest Griffin card pictures to have recently passed through eBay for your viewing pleasure. 29th-31st Century trading card coverage in the 21st Century!
Complete 2008-09 Derrick Rose rookie card checklist with pictures of all 27 cards. Rose has a total of 16 regular base rookie cards and 11 base rookie autographs. By far his best rookie is from 2008-09 Exquisite Collection as one would expect. His hardest to find may surprise you.