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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2012-13 Panini Limited Basketball is a technology-driven set that includes two autographs and a game-used memorabilia card in every seven-card box. Numbered rookie autographs are printed on acetate and die cut in the shape of the Rookie of the Year trophy.
2012-13 Panini Absolute Basketball delivers three autographs in every four-pack box. The set has 100 autographed rookie cards, all of which are signed on-card.
2012-13 Panini Contenders Basketball has a configuration aimed at set builders who like a little rookie ink. Hobby boxes have four signatures, including at least three autographed rookie cards.
Bringing a chromium product back to the hardcourt, 2012-13 Panini Prizm includes two autographs per box. The 300-card checklist includes 100 rookie cards.
1961-62 Fleer Basketball is one of the greatest sets the sport has ever seen. The checklist includes rookie cards of Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Oscar Robertson and more.
1996-97 SP Basketball is led by several standout insert sets. It’s also bolstered by several top rookie cards, including Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Allen Iverson.
Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Love lead the rookie charge in 2008-09 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball. The ultra high-end set features one of its strongest lineups with lots of rookies, autographs and patch combinations.
2012-13 Panini Totally Certified Basketball sees the return of one of the hobby’s most distinct sets. Every pack promises a hit including at least three autographs per box. Popular Totally Green parallels and HRX video cards return.
1993-94 Topps Finest Basketball marks the brand’s hardcourt debut. The set is led by Refractor parallels and rookie cards of Anfernee Hardaway, Chris Webber, Nick Van Exel and Sam Cassell.
Led by rookie cards of Grant Hill and Jason Kidd, 1994-95 Topps Finest Basketball is a strong sophomore installment of the popular brand. Refractors, a deep rookie crop and Michael Jordan also help drive the product.
2012-13 Panini Threads Basketball is led by an expansive checklist of 100 autographed rookie cards, all of which are printed of wood stock. Hobby boxes promise four total hits: three autographs and one memorabilia card.
Although it has one of the weakest rookie crops in the brand’s history, 2005-06 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball still packs a punch with its high-end lineup of autograph and memorabilia cards.
By today’s standards, 1995-96 Topps Finest Basketball is a very simple set. Rookie cards are led by Kevin Garnett, however a solid second tier includes Jerry Stackhouse, Michael Finley and Rasheed Wallace.
Led by Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash, 1996-97 Topps Finest Basketball features a stellar rookie crop. The multi-tiered checklist makes building a complete set a challenge.
2004-05 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball may not be as strong as the legendary debut from a year earlier, but it’s no sophomore slump either. Dwight Howard leads the list of rookie cards.
1988-89 Fleer Basketball might not be one of the most attractive sets of all-time, but it boasts a potent lineup of rookie cards. John Stockton, Scottie Pippen and Reggie Miller are among those with rookies in the set.
2011-12 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball marks the return of one of the most popular high-end hardcourt brands in hobby history. Every box promises a total of five autographs.
One of the greatest sets of all-time, 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Basketball redefined the high-end sports card market. The set includes the top rookie cards of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony.
2012-13 Panini Prestige Basketball is big on rookies and autographs. Falling one per pack, the base set has a total of 100 rookie cards from the 2011-12 and 2012-13 season. Hobby boxes have three autographs.
One of the most important sets of all-time, 1986-87 Fleer Basketball is headlined by the Michael Jordan rookie card. Other rookies of all-time greats include Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon and Patrick Ewing.