Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Feb. 7)

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

What’s Buzzing Today: Collectors react to Kristaps Porzingis injury news, ponder Shohei Ohtani’s impact in 2018 Bowman, pick NBA Rookie of the Year contenders & more.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Chronicles basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Chronicles basketball cards
Arrives: Jan. 17
Box basics: Three autograph or memorabilia cards per three-pack box (10 boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: Panini offers a look at the newest crop of NBA rookies on a number of designs/brands from the recent past and present all in one place.

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First Buzz: 2016 Panini Gala football cards

2016-Panini-Gala-football-starring-role-sigs-andrew-luckWhat: 2016 Panini Gala football cards
Arrives: July 20
Box basics: Four autographs or memorabilia cards and one base card per five-card box (eight boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Gala comes to the gridiron with the same formula seen with basketball — the most-notable trait being short-printed Rookie Cards limited to only eight copies.

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