Buzz Break: 2016-17 Panini Threads basketball cards (hobby box)

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The box: 2016-17 Panini Threads NBA
Where to buy:

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 120
Base set completion: 97 of 200 (49 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Paul George, James Harden, Andre Drummond, Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, Stephen Curry, Karl-Anthony Towns, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade, Vince Carter, Devin Booker, LaMarcus Aldridge, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jahlil  Okafor, Kyrie Irving

Rookie Cards (29) – Notables include Ben Simmons, Kris Dunn, Marquese Chriss, Willy Hernangomez, Yogi Ferrell, Jaylen Brown, Taurean Prince, Brandon Ingram

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Pistons’ Andre Drummond is off to a historic start — but are his cards?

AndreDrummond2We’re 10 games into the NBA season and Andre Drummond is a player who hasn’t been out-performed by any other on the court this year.

Or the last 40.

The Detroit Pistons center is off to a start that definitely should have collectors considering his cardboard, which can be found beginning with 2012-13 products — you know, the year of Panini America’s high-end rookie back then, Flawless. (Yep, he’s in there.)

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