Buzz Break: 2017-18 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster box)

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The box: 2017-18 NBA Hoops basketball cards (blaster)
Where to buy: (several formats)

Packs per box:
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 88
Base set completion: 58 of 250 (23 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Kristaps Porzingis, Dirk Nowitzki, Kevin Durant, Karl-Anthony Towns, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard, Jabari Parker, Derrick Rose, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Devin Booker, Tony Parker, Gordon Hayward

Rookie Cards (14) – Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith Jr., Derrick White, Tyler Dorsey, Ivan Rabb, Frank Mason III, Tyler Lydon, Bam Adebayo, Sterling Brown, Thomas Bryant, Og Anunoby, Luke Kennard, D.J. Wilson, Josh Jackson

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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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