First Buzz: 2016-17 Panini Impeccable basketball cards

2016-17 Panini Impeccable basketball cards
Arrives: Sept. 14
Box basics: Five autographs per eight-card box (three boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: This newer high-end brand arrives on the hardwood with “a wide array of autographs and memorabilia of rookies, veterans and NBA legends.”

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Panini Eminence basketball cards are upping ante on everything

A mysterious package arrived at HQ on Monday morning with some sample images and a flash drive with a single video clip inside.

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First Buzz: 2015 Panini Black Gold football cards


What: 2015 Panini Black Gold football cards
Arrives: Jan. 20, 2016
Hobby box basics: Five cards per pack (two packs per box, eight boxes per case) with one autograph or autographed memorabilia card, one additional hit or gold disc, one metal logo, one base card and one shadowbox insert in each one.

What’s buzz-worthy: Black Gold returns for a sophomore season of high-end acetate- and metal-enhanced fun. This high-end brand will showcase premium memorabilia pieces with, according to the company “even more on-card autograph content” than in its rookie year.

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