Basketball Card Sets
Browse our database of basketball card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and basketball card price comparisons.
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Led by rookie cards for Shaquille O’Neal and Alonzo Mourning, 1992-93 Stadium Club Basketball is further enhanced by the popular Beam Team inserts.
2014-15 Panini Excalibur Basketball is the third and final Target-exclusive product of the season. Born out of Crusade, cards take a regal theme.
1990-91 SkyBox Basketball was considered premium at the time. It might not be worth a lot today, but the memorable design and solid checklist give it some lasting relevance.
2014-15 Panini Preferred Basketball sticks with the high-end focus of recent years, however the types of autographs and memorabilia cards have been switched up. Boxes have three autographs and one book card.
1969-70 Topps Rulers Basketball is one of the most unique and colorful sets you’ll likely ever encounter. Showcasing players’ height, the fold-out cards include cartoon interpretations of such superstars as Wilt Chamberlain and Lew Alcindor.
2015 Leaf Greatest Hits Basketball takes the card maker’s Best of approach and expands it offering four repurchased cards per box instead of just one. Boxes also have one original card.
2014-15 Panini Gala Basketball takes on a Hollywood theme. The brand’s debut includes three autographs, one memorabilia card and a base card per box, all numbered to 99 or less.
2015 Panini NBA Finals Private Signings Basketball cards are part of a limited promotional set that was originally available through Panini’s online store. Get full details on the set and a checklist.
The newest high-end NBA product, 2014-15 Panini Luxe Basketball features three autographs and one jumbo memorabilia card per box. Highlights include all on-card autographs and metal-framed cards.
The 2015 Rittenhouse WNBA basketball release is another limited edition factory set. Each has 100 cards plus three autographs.
2014-15 Panini Spectra Basketball mixes chromium, color and lots of autographed memorabilia and basic memorabilia cards. The high-end release comes with seven hits per box.
Sitting near the top of the high-end scale, 2014-15 Panini National Treasures Basketball returns with eight total autographs and memorabilia cards per box.
Headlined by the first NBA cards for Isiah Thomas and Clyde Drexler, 1983-84 Star Company Basketball was the earliest major NBA release from Star Co. and filled the void left by Topps’ exit from basketball cards.
1987-88 Fleer Basketball is one of the more overlooked basketball sets, but the simple release has slowly increased in value and recognition over the years. Led by key cards for Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, sealed boxes are tough to find and very expensive.
2014-15 Panini Immaculate Collection Basketball is one of the crown jewels of the season as far as high-end hoops cards go. Rookie Patch Autographs and Sneak Peek sneaker shoes are among the returning highlights.
Led by Essential Credentials parallels, Jambalaya inserts and rookie cards for Tim Duncan, 1997-98 Skybox E-X2001 Basketball is a product that is worth revisiting.
1998-99 SP Authentic Basketball is headlined by the numbered rookie cards for Paul Pierce, Dirk Nowitzki and Vince Carter. Michael Jordan is also a major focus and is included in the popular Sign of the Times insert line.
2014-15 SP Authentic Basketball comes at the end of Upper Deck’s exclusive CLC deal for NCAA cards. Boxes come with three signed cards including a Future Watch rookie autograph.
2014-15 Panini Select Basketball is something of a souped-up version of Prizm. Featuring a chromium design and lots of parallels, it has a more premium lean as far as autographs and memorabilia cards go.
Featuring loud designs, plenty of color and an abundance of Zs, 1996-97 Skybox Z-Force Basketball offers a fun look back at 1990s collecting. The product includes the popular Big Men on Court inserts and rookie cards for Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Ray Allen and Steve Nash.