Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Nov. 23)


The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Nothing but breaks today — with some surprises.

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Buzz Break: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards + Win Our Hits

2016pngalaBKFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at

The box: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards (hobby box)
Where to buy:

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 5
Base set completion: 
1 of 120 (<1 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards (1) – Robin Lopez (/99)

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Gallery: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards (updated)

The NBA season is over but the cardboard season just keeps going — and the latest release from Panini America arrives tomorrow with plenty of high-end potential.

It’s 2015-16 Panini Gala and every five-card box includes four autographs or memorabilia cards.

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First Buzz: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards

2015-16-Panini-Gala-basketball-KobeWhat: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards
Arrives: June 29
Box basics:  Four autographs or memorabilia cards and one base card per five-card box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The second edition of Gala arrives with a new batch of Rookie Cards limited to only eight copies, while all autographs and memorabilia cards are limited to no more than 60 copies.

Keep reading for more info and a full gallery of images released so far.

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