The NBA Draft is tonight, and Panini has announced that seven projected first rounders have signed exclusive trading card agreements with the company.
The online buy/sell venue Check Out My Cards branches out past 8 million cards. Find out why – from the CEO and from those who use the site on a daily basis.
Former guard Bryant Stith has used basketball knowledge gleaned from the likes of Issel, Krzyzewski in his own coaching career after a 10-year career in the NBA.
The next time you’re looking for a fast food spot, you might want to try Taco Bell, where kids can get a pack of cards with their meal.
Michael Jordan cards don’t go away, they just get more expensive. Upper Deck has provided details on a new Jordan Master set from his North Carolina Years that will include Jordan signed card, championship rings and much more. $5,000 for the set?
Panini America has announced Tim Franz as its new director of sales. Franz previously worked for Donruss, Fleer and Topps.
As part of the agreement, Panini will conduct youth skills clinics annually at the Hall of Fame. Panini will also produce special autographed trading cards honoring members of each new class of enshrinees.
The NBA trading card business will remain in the hands of Panini, after the company announced a new multi-year partnership with the NBA that keeps Panini as the exclusive trading card partner.
No longer satisfied with just providing quality cards and plenty of relics and autographs, now Panini is offering trips to the professional sports Halls of Fame, starting in Prestige Basketball that is on shelves now.
Panini America will pay tribute to Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant during the 2012-13 season with a unique year-long trading card set, Kobe Anthology, devoted exclusively to the five-time NBA champion.