Panini Announces Exclusive Deals with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, 5 Others Ahead of NBA Draft
If you're looking for cards of many of the top 2014 NBA Draft prospects, Panini is the only place you're going to find them. The card maker has announced that it has reached exclusive trading card deals with Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid, Tyler Ennis, Dante Exum, Marcus Smart, and Noah Vonleh.
The deals cover trading cards and autograph cards.
For those who only collect NBA-licensed cards, these deals won't mean much as Panini holds an exclusive with the league. However, it blocks other companies from adding these players to their sets that might include basketball players.
The first rookie cards and autograph cards from Wiggins, Parker and company are scheduled for October with the release of 2014-15 NBA Hoops. Panini did include a card of Exum in their 2014 Father's Day promo set.