2010-2011 Basketball Cards
The 2010-11 season saw the Dallas Mavericks and Dirk Nowitzki bring home the NBA Championship, preventing LeBron James and the Big 3 from their first title as teammates on the Miami Heat. Blake Griffin was named Rookie of the Year despite being drafted in the 2009 NBA Draft. He was still considered a rookie for the following season because an injury prevented him from playing a single minute of the 2009-10 season.
2010-11 was the first full year that the Panini exclusive was in full-effect. Therefore, only products from Panini featured players in their NBA jerseys. Panini signed exclusive rookie card deals with John Wall, Evan Turner and Wesley Johnson, so they were not able to appear in any other competing brands. Panini also announced they had reached exclusive multi-year deals with Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin.
While the verdict is still undecided for the 2010-11 rookie class, several bright spots have emerged. Top rookie players include John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, Paul George, Greg Monroe, Eric Bledsoe, Derrick Favors, Evan Turner, and Gordon Hayward. Jeremy Lin was an un-drafted free-agent who set the hobby ablaze during several months with the New York Knicks during the 2011-12 season. While the hoopla surrounding him died down once he signed with the Houston Rockets, he still has a strong hobby following.
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2010-11 Absolute Memorabilia returns to the hobby hardwood this March, bringing with it a plethora of autographs and hearty patches featuring players like John Wall, “The Durantula”, “The Black Mamba”, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and other stars past present and future. Each 4-pack hobby box of Absolute will deliver 4 hits, 4 inserts and 1 numbered retired great.
Panini’s Donruss Basketball will mark the first time the legendary brand makes an appearance on the hardwood as well as provide basketball card collectors with a welcome change of pace from Panini’s typical futuristic styled card offerings. Donruss will deliver 3 hits, 20 die-cut parallels, and plenty of intriguing Rated Rookies per box. 2010-11 Donruss is set to release December 22nd, 2010.
Classics returns featuring a checklist chalked with basketballers past, present and future. Each $100 hobby box of 2010-11 Classics Basketball delivers a total of 4 hits, with at least one on-card autograph featuring a member of the 2010-11 NBA rookie class.
The high-end 2010-11 Panini Elite Black Box Basketball details, card gallery, highlights, hot auctions, price comparison and other information. The set debuts with three numbered autographs and two numbered memorabilia cards per pack.
2010-11 Gold Standard Product Review, Set Info, and Price Comparisons. The all-new product promises plenty of interesting cards including instant win Gold Tickets, Gold Rush cards featuring 14-karat gold and Logoman patches and autographs. 2010-11 Panini Gold Standard is set to release on 5/25/11 and will deliver 5 hits and 7 additional numbered inserts per single pack hobby box.
Panini’s Limited returns with a finite opportunity collectors may or may not be able to refuse. The $100 per pack basketball card offering is the ultimate risk vs. reward proposition. Each hobby box contains a single 7-card pack with a total of 3 hits.
2010-11 Panini NBA Season Update is a budget friendly basketball that will introduce two unique new insert sets to last year’s popular lineup of subsets. The new additions, All Stars and Green Week, will include pieces of game used memorabilia from the 2010 and 2011 NBA All-Star Games and 2009-11 Green Weeks.
Timeless Treasures returns to the hobby hardwood this December packing plenty of hobby heavy hitters into each high-end 1-pack box. Treasures offers collectors a seemless mix of old school and new school players with plenty of autographs, relics, one of ones, and other intriguing hits per $100 hobby box.
Panini’s re-tooled and re-invented rendition of Certified is set to debut this July. Totally Certified features many of the same aspects that made it’s predecessor popular with collectors including buildable parallel sets and collectible autographs. However, the most intriguing aspect of the product isn’t found in the past, it’s found in the futuristic Panini HRX video cards that will be seeded in the product – 204 in all.
2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches represents the evolution of Panini’s most prestigious brand. For the first time in the product’s storied history, Rookie Ticket Autographs will feature a piece of memorabilia. Contenders Patches delivers 4-hits per box on average and is set to hit the hobby scene this upcoming February.
Rookies & Stars returns this November with a fresh crop of rookie autographs including John Wall, Evan Turner, Derrick Favors, Wesley Johnson, and DeMarcus Cousins. 2010-11 Rookies & Stars will deliver 4-hits per $80 hobby box and is set to hit the hobby hardwood this November.
With 2010-11 SP Authentic, one of sports cards premier brands takes on one of America’s most beloved team sports, College Basketball. After a year away from the hard court, SP Authentic returns to capture the college days of some of basketball’s biggest names.
2010-11 Upper Deck North Carolina Basketball Card Set Details, Reviews, Box Price Comparisons, and Auction Tracker.