Buzz Break: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster box)


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durantThe box: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: (for hobby)

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 11
Cards in this box: 110
Base set completion: 99 of 300 (33 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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

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Gallery: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards (will update)


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.

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Panini joins forces with 2K Sports for latest Kobe Bryant tribute set


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.

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First Buzz: 2016-17 NBA Hoops basketball cards

2016-17-NBA-Hoops-2What: 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.

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