First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Court Kings basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Court Kings basketball cards
Arrives: Dec. 6
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per 10-card box (16 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The colorful release that is Court Kings is back with a simple approach that packs the artistry of the game on a variety of cards inside every box — a set that Panini says is “the most-artistic cards in the world.”

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Totally Certified basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Totally Certified basketball cards
Arrives: Dec. 13
Box basics: One autograph and one memorabilia card per eight-pack box (16 boxes per case via two inners)

What’s buzz-worthy: One of Panini’s more colorful foil-board creations is back for another year with on-card autos of top rookies and some new designs.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Prizm basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Prizm basketball cards
Arrives: Nov. 15
Box basics: Two autographs per 12-pack hobby box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The full details are here for the newest edition of Prizm, which will include all of the new rookies and plenty of color.

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Ascension basketball cards

What: 2017-18 Panini Ascension basketball cards
Arrives: Nov. 22
Box basics: One autograph per 12-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Panini reveals a new line that it says is “one of the most distinct and colorful sets to hit the hobby.”

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First Buzz: 2017-18 Panini Prizm basketball cards (early retail details)

What: 2017-18 Panini Prizm basketball cards
Arrives: TBD
Box basics: Details below

What’s buzz-worthy: We’ve got early word on some of the retail inclusions to come in Panini America’s newest version of Prizm and its various pack formats away from the hobby shop.

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Gallery: Panini works out future stars at NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

Forty aspiring NBA rookies are in New York this week to sign their first autographs for Panini America‘s 2017-18 basketball brands and to pose for their first photos in their professional uniforms.

While those first in-uniform cards are already on sale via Panini Instant — even before the images hit the cards — there are plenty of signed cards coming soon from this year’s NBA Rookie Photo Shoot in Tarrytown, N.Y.

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Panini America has NBA Draft covered on cardboard … Instantly

Despite a flurry of trades on draft night, the NBA Draft cardboard is already here.

Nineteen top draft picks from the first round have cards available now via Panini Instant, the real-time card platform for the company as part of the 2017 Panini Instant NBA Draft Night set.

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