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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Kevin Durant’s first Warriors card arrives via 2016-17 Panini Instant + gallery

Panini Instant, Panini America‘s real-time trading card platform, will be the home for Kevin Durant‘s first Golden State Warriors card as well as a tribute to Tim Duncan after his retirement as part of some new changes the company revealed on Monday night.

Beginning tomorrow — and for only 24 hours — the Durant card will be available with some other tweaks to be seen on the cardboard from the program.

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