Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2015-16 Panini Prestige NBA hanger box (Hour 9)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long today … this is Hour 9.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2015-16 Panini Prestige NBA hanger
The cost: Click here

What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

Packs per box: 1
Cards per pack: 10
Base set completion: 
6 of 200 (3 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards – Eric Gordon, Alan Anderson, Kyle Korver, Serge Ibaka, Jarrett Jack, Chris Paul

Inserts/short-prints: 4
Rookies (2) – Devin Booker, Sam Dekker
Acetate Rookies (1) – Kristaps Porzingis
Prestigious Picks (1) – Mario Hezonja

Autographs/Memorabilia: None

What’s Buzz-worthy: These boxes were originally released at retail with the draw of a acetate Rookie Card in every one and this one delivered well with Porzingis and a standard RC of Devin Booker, who has emerged as a prime player with 22.1 ppg (and a 70-point night) this season. … The design here is super simple with a full-bleed photo with a simple foil overlay. The backs have a super-simple and effective infographic back with just basics displayed with a By The Numbers approach. It’s so simple that it’s solid — and one this collector wishes was used more. You don’t get a lot of cards in these but there is potential for autographs and memorabilia in these boxes atop the acetate RCs. These might be a fun one to rip for an NBA collector (veteran or beginner) considering the price — and cases include a hefty 36 boxes if you like safety in numbers.

Product Grade: B+
Box Grade:
Fun Grade: B+

What’s next? Be back in an hour …

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