Buzz Break: 2017-18 Panini Prizm basketball cards (blaster box)

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The box: 2017-18 Panini Prizm NBA cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (all formats)

Packs per box: 6
Cards per pack: 4
Cards in this box: 24
Base set completion: 
17 of 300 (6 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, Paul Millsap, Tim Hardaway Jr., Gregg Popovich

Rookie Cards (4) — Josh Jackson, Jawun Evans, Dennis Smith Jr., Ante Zizic

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NBA coaches get cardboard nods in new 2017-18 Panini Prizm set

Collectors tearing into packs of Panini America‘s popular recent NBA arrival — 2017-18 Panini Prizm — might find something a little different.

Coaches cards … and that’s not all as there are even some rarer coach autographs to be found.

These iconic leaders, some former players and some future Hall of Famers, aren’t typically found on cardboard — at least in most sets — but they’re found here.

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Buzz Break: 2012-13 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster box)


From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and break down the results here. Like this and want to see more — or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2012-13 NBA Hoops (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 11
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 55
Base set completion: 
51 of 300 (17 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable names pulled on base cards: Tim Duncan, Gregg Popovich, Joe Johnson, Ray Allen, Kevin Durant, Gordon Hayward, Manu Ginobili, Vince Carter, Kyle Lowry

Rookie Cards (14)  – Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler, Reggie Jackson, Dion Waiters, Quincy Miller, Bradley Beal, Nolan Smith, DeAndre Liggins, Charles Jenkins, Tyler Honeycutt, Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson, Shelvin Mack, Bismack Biyombo

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Patti Lapel brings movie & sports icons to world of collectable pins

In some areas of the sports world, pin collecting is a big deal and has been that way for decades.

Olympic pins, press pins and other areas of collecting in this wearable genre — one that’s arguably bigger away from sports — can all carry some flair within their pieces, but none of them are like one artist’s line of pins showing pop culture icons and carrying nods to sports personalities.

Its name? Patti Lapel. 

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