2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Basketball has no shortage of autographs. Rookies, veterans, all-time greats, retired fan favorites, the release covers a broad spectrum of signers. None covers more ground than Mother Lode.
The 2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Mother Lode autographs checklist features 50 names. From current superstars like Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Kevin Durant to Hall of Famers Scottie Pippen and Larry Bird, it's loaded. Nearly every name in the Mother Lode set has some major star appeal. It even includes some tougher signers like Dwyane Wade, John Stockton and Allen Iverson to are proving to bring in some strong sales.
Every card in the set is numbered. Although quantities vary, none is numbered higher than 99. Stockton is the toughest with 19 copies. Several have 25 copies. And while a lot of sets have the best cards as short prints, that's not the case with 2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Mother Lode autographs. For example, Kobe Bryant is among the set's most plentiful with 99 copies. He's also live in packs and not a redemption. Larry Bird, Kevin Durant and Magic Johnson are among those with print runs of 75.
Mother Lode autographs are on stickers but they're clear and not overly noticeable.
Three of the set's 50 cards are redemptions: 22 Blake Griffin, 32 Kevin Durant and 41 Stephen Curry.
Below is a gallery of virtually every 2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Mother Lode autograph. There's also a complete checklist, including team info.
2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Mother Lode Autographs Gallery
Redemptions are not included in the gallery. David Robinson was not available at the time of posting.
2012-13 Panini Gold Standard Basketball Mother Lode Autographs Checklist
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2 John Havlicek, Boston Celtics #/25
3 John Stockton, Utah Jazz #/19
4 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics #/75
5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers #/75
6 Larry Johnson, Charlotte Hornets #/99
7 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers #/75
8 Brent Barry, Los Angeles Clippers #/75
9 Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers #/75
10 Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies #/75
11 Alex English, Denver Nuggets #/99
12 Alonzo Mourning, Charlotte Hornets #/75
13 Micheal Ray Richardson, New York Knicks #/99
14 Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers #/99
15 Brook Lopez, Brooklyn Nets #/99
16 Eric Gordon, New Orleans Hornets #/99
17 Allan Houston, New York Knicks #/99
18 Scottie Pippen, Portland Trail Blazers #/25
19 Charles Oakley, New York Knicks #/99
20 Clyde Drexler, Houston Rockets #/75
21 Thabo Sefolosha, Oklahoma City Thunder #/99
22 Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers #/75
23 Derrick Favors, Utah Jazz #/99
24 Danny Manning, Phoenix Suns #/99
25 Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets #/99
27 Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat #/49
28 Michael Finley, Dallas Mavericks #/99
29 Gary Payton, Seattle Supersonics #/99
30 Yao Ming, Houston Rockets #/25
31 Artis Gilmore, Chicago Bulls #/99
32 Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder #/75
33 Steve Nash, Los Angeles Lakers #/25
34 Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons #/99
35 David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs #/49
36 David Thompson, Denver Nuggets #/99
37 Jason Kidd, New York Knicks #/49
38 Peja Stojakovic, Sacramento Kings #/99
39 Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers #/25
40 Chris Bosh, Miami Heat #/99
41 Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors #/99
42 Joakim Noah, Chicago Bulls #/99
43 Kurt Rambis, Los Angeles Lakers #/99
44 Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks #/99
45 Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers #/75
46 Andre Iguodala, Denver Nuggets #/99
47 DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings #/99
48 LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers #/99
49 Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals #/25
50 Josh Smith, Atlanta Hawks #/99