Scenes from the Show … The National Day 4 + Panini VIP Party (ongoing gallery updates all day)

Via @PaniniAmerica: Lonzo Ball has entered the Green Room at @PaniniAmerica #PaniniVIP Party!

National Sports Collectors Convention marches on inside the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center as we hit the weekend. Day 3 (massive gallery here)Day 2 (massive gallery here) as well as the preview night (gallery here) have come and gone but today should be a doozie

Now it’s time for Day 4 with the biggest lineup of signers and plenty of action on the floor of a show that, by many accounts, is busier than normal this year — and we’ll know for sure today as Saturdays are the peak. You’ll never know what big items you’ll see and there will be items you’d never imagine finding because, well, you probably didn’t know they existed.

Keep reading for more and to see a gallery that will grow throughout the day as the doors open shortly.

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Lonzo Ball is the latest star to grace Panini VIP Party Saturday night

The Panini VIP Party now has a Big Baller.

Panini America revealed the 10th guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s UCLA star and new Los Angeles Laker rookie Lonzo Ball.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which is under way in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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Deion Sanders brings ‘Prime Time’ to Panini VIP Party on Saturday night

The Panini VIP Party will be held in Prime Time.

Panini America revealed the ninth guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which is under way in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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LaDainian Tomlinson revealed as newest Panini VIP Party guest

First, the Panini VIP Party — then the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Panini America revealed the eighth guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s LaDainian Tomlinson, who will be headed to Canton, Ohio, next week to join the NFL’s elite forever.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which is under way in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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MLB hit king Pete Rose is newest Panini VIP Party guest

The Panini VIP Party has added a Diamond King to the roster.

Panini America revealed the seventh guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s MLB hit King Pete Rose, who was revealed by the company just minutes ago.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which is under way in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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Thomas ‘Hitman’ Hearns is latest Panini VIP Party guest

The Panini VIP Party will pack some punch — and that’s not just in all those SWAG bags and promo packs.

Panini America revealed the sixth guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s eight-time champ Thomas “Hitman” Hearns, who was the first fighter to win titles in five weight divisions.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which is under way in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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Latrell Sprewell, Glen Rice are latest Panini VIP Party guests

The Panini VIP Party NBA roster is up to three.

Panini America revealed the fourth and fifth guests for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and the two newest stars are Latrell Sprewell and Glen Rice.

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which begins today in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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Chicago Bulls’ Kris Dunn is latest Panini VIP Party guest

The Panini VIP Party how has a point guard.

Panini America revealed the third guest for its upcoming exclusive event set for Saturday night and it’s the Chicago Bulls’ Kris Dunn. 

The event coincides with the National Sports Collectors Convention, which begins Wednesday in Chicago and runs through Sunday.

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Black November Wave 2 is here — and here are five deals to consider

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If you hadn’t noticed, there are a number of boxes with discounted prices now over on the mothership as BlowoutCards.com’s Black November Wave 2 hits today.

Many of the discounts were dramatic enough that Buzz had to sit down and ponder the possibilities in many of the boxes and cases — and here are five boxes that caught this collector’s eye.

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This is the only place to find cards from the 50-card 2015 Topps Chrome Update set and buying by the case is probably the best way for a shot at key rookie parallels and autographs/Relics. Among the notables here? Kris Bryant, Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor. Statistically there should be at least one Relic per case but the real chase are those key players and their parallels. You get five packs of standard Topps Update and only two packs of Chrome Update but it’s worth it if you buy by the case here — though there is a limit.

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