Buzz Break: 2016-17 Panini Studio basketball cards (hobby box)

From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post 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: 2016-17 Panini Studio NBA cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box:
 10
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 60
Base set completion: 49 of 300 (16 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James (two types), Julius Erving, Stephen Curry, John Havlicek (two types), Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Isiah Thomas, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, James Harden, Damian Lillard, Kevin Love, Brook Lopez

Rookie Cards (14) – Ben Simmons, Kris Dunn,  Jamal Murray, Marquese Chriss (two types, Denzel Valentine, Buddy Hield, Dragan Bender, Brandon Ingram, Taurean Prince, Patrick McCaw, Isaiah Whitehead, Juan Hernangomez, Henry Ellenson, DeAndre’ Bembry

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Bo Derek & Joe Namath in an NBA box? Yep, thanks to Panini Rewards …

A funny thing happened recently when I ripped into a box of 2016-17 Panini Studio basketball cards.

I pulled cards of Joe Namath and Bo Derek.

No, really. My Derek was an autograph and my Namath was a patch card from a Los Angeles Rams jersey — cards that I’d always eyed here and there but didn’t expect to be able to land from a box of NBA cards.

How’d it happen? I pulled them via Panini Rewards points.

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Panini America documents latest Dak Prescott signing session in wake of Prizm autopen problems

After resolving an apparent autopen problem with a small number of Panini Prizm cards, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott sat down with Panini America this week for a new project.

Signing a bunch of his football cards.

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 14)

The Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are a few threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Panini Rewards bonus for Dak autopen holders, new breaks, worst trades, The Walking Dead, WWE breaks, the National & more.

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Need a James White rookie auto? Get out your Panini Rewards points …

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Tom Brady may be the greatest in the history of the game but James White may have been the greatest in the game on Sunday night.

The New England Patriots RB scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime to cap a game here he caught 14 passes for 110 yards and a touchdown and rushed six times for 29 yards and two touchdowns.

That’s not bad, so naturally where can you find an autograph for third-year pro out of Wisconsin?

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Board Buzz: Must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (July 9)

scan0039_zps36ccrfunThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: Big breaks, Tom Brady Rookie Cards, Panini Rewards, The NSCC & more.

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Board Buzz: Five must-read threads on the Blowout Forums (Jan. 11)

TrackerThe Blowout Cards Forums are where thousands of collectors converge daily to discuss, well, a little bit of everything. Here are five threads about collecting and more that you should check out right now.

What’s Buzzing Today: National Treasures hits and case breaks, the dirty Cincinnati Bengals, the dirty Pittsburgh Steelers, Carlos Correa, Panini Rewards and more …

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Panini readies White Sparkle Prizm football packs only on Rewards site

2015PaniniPrizmWhiteSparkleJameisWinstonPanini America‘s Rewards program is the home for an entire parallel of one popular football card set, according to a company announcement made on Saturday.

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