2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball CardsBrand: Contenders
Headlined by on-card rookie autographs from the 2019 NBA draftees, 2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball again revolves around the tickets.
2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball Base / Inserts
Although the autographs get most of the recognition, 2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball still offers a full assortment of base cards, parallels and inserts.
The Season Ticket base set features retail-exclusive Game Ticket Red (Blaster), Blue (Blaster), Green (Fat Pack) and Purple (#/25 - Fat Pack) versions.
Highlighting top players and rookies, the new License to Dominate and Permit to Dominate inserts are super short prints (SSP). Collectors can also find vivid Lottery Ticket cards for top rookies.
Retail-only inserts include 2019 Draft Class Contenders, Front Row Seat and Winning Ticket.
2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball Autographs
As mentioned, autographed tickets run the show in the 2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball checklist. More specifically, the Rookie Ticket autograph line is always a top draw and this year even more so with the hyped rookie class. Of course, that means limited Rookie Ticket Variation cards, as well.
The hard-signed set features Cracked Ice (#/25) and Championship (1/1) parallels, plus Optichrome Premium Edition Gold (#/10) and Gold Vinyl (1/1).
Collectors can also find hard-signed Veteran Ticket cards. Retail formats have exclusive Premium Edition Green Shimmer parallels for the vets and rookies.
Adding 20 players not found in the main Rookie Ticket set is the retail Rookie Ticket Stickers. These cards have a variety of ticket parallels to track down.
Other signed options include MVP Contenders Autographs and Sophomore Contenders Autographs.
2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball Memorabilia
Relic fans will need to turn their gaze to Blasters for 2019-20 Panini Contenders Basketball. The lineup consists of Rookie Ticket Swatches and Rookie Ticket Swatch Duals. These also have limited Prime (#/10) and Tag (1/1) editions.
Estimated Release Date: December 2019
Product Configuration: 5 cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 12 boxes per case
2018-19 Panini Contenders Basketball Hobby Box Break Average
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