What: 2017-18 Panini Contenders basketball cards
Arrives: Feb. 21
Box basics: Two autographs per 12-pack box (12 boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: Panini America’s Contenders arrives on the NBA hardwood with many of the notable names found earlier this season in their college colors but this time with their pro threads.
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What’s Buzzing Today: Looking at the Lakers’ top rookies and big pulls from all those holiday box breaks out there.
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The box: 2017-18 Donruss basketball cards (hobby)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (a few formats)
Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 240
Base set completion: 200 of 200 (100 percent)
Notable players on base cards – LeBron James, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Kristaps Porzingis, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard, Andrew Wiggins, Stephen Curry, Kyle Lowery, Kemba Walker, Blake Griffin, John Wall, Jimmy Butler … and everybody else.
Rookie Cards (54) – All 50 of them with dupes, including Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, Frank Ntilikina, De’Aaron Fox, Zach Collins, Dennis Smith Jr., Zhou Qi, Jonathan Isaac, Wayne Selden Jr., Dwayne Bacon, Tyler Dorsey, Malik Monk, Luke Kennard, Jayson Tatum, Sindarius Thornwell. Ivan Rabb and Dillon Brooks to name a few.