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The box: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)
Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 11
Cards in this box: 110
Base set completion: 99 of 300 (33 percent)
Notable players on base cards – Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Andrew Wiggins, Dwight Howard, Jahlil Okafor, Damian Lillard, Kawhi Leonard
Rookie Cards (12) – Kris Dunn, Kay Felder, Brandon Ingram, Timothy Luwawu-Carbarrot, DeAndre’ Bembry, Michael Gbinije, Damian Jones, Malik Beasley, Henry Ellenson, Caris LeVert, Thon Maker, Chinanu Onuaku
The NBA season is here — at least on cardboard — tomorrow with the arrival of 2016-17 NBA Hoops from Panini America.
It’s in this one where we’ll get our first looks at the newest rookies and the newest reigning NBA champs on cardboard.
Panini America has a new Kobe Bryant tribute set that can be found in packs of 2016-17 NBA Hoops but can only be completed in “packs” of NBA 2k17 from 2K Sports.
Hoops arrives tomorrow, while the video game is out now.
What: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards
Arrives: Oct. 12
Box basics: Two autographs per 24-pack box (20 boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: The NBA season tips off on cardboard with this release, which arrives a week after Panini America’s Contenders college brand gets collectors started on the hardwood.
Keep reading for more info and a full gallery of images released so far.