2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball CardsBrand: Contenders
Year two for the shiny offshoot, 2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball covers top NBA stars and rookies with Optichrome.
Priced at $125 (SRP), one autograph is expected per Hobby box.
2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball Base / Inserts
Using a one-pack-per-box format, 2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball offers five non-hit cards in every box.
This should result in one base card and some combination of four inserts or parallels. T-Mall exclusives include 25 base Rookie Ticket versions with Gold Wave and Red Wave parallels.
Among the inserts, Historic Picks highlights the same draft spot from different seasons.
In addition, Historic Slams showcases some of the best dunk moments and Uniformity works with a jersey-inspired design.
There's also the all-new All-Star Aspirations, plus the Superstars die-cut insert with Gold (#/10) and Gold Vinyl (1/1) versions.
2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball Autographs
In terms of the autograph selection, the 2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball checklist makes good use of the famed Ticket line.
The Rookie Ticket set is a top draw thanks to the loaded draft class. Chase options include the one-of-one Gold Vinyl parallel.
T-Mall boxes have the exclusive Red Wave autographs.
For the more established talent, look into the on-card Veteran Ticket inserts.
Going retro is the hard-signed 1982 Tribute Autographs. The autographed cards add limited parallels, as well.
Estimated Release Date: August 26, 2020
Product Configuration: 6 cards per pack, 1 pack per box, 20 boxes per case
2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball Hobby Box Break Average
- 1 Autograph
- 4 Inserts / Parallels
2019-20 Panini Contenders Optic Basketball T-Mall Box Break Average
- 1 Autograph or Insert
- 2 T-Mall Parallels
- 1 Rookie T-Mall
These are mock-up images and not final cards. Designs and contents are subject to change.