Buzz 12 in 12: Busting a 2014-15 Panini Court Kings retail box (Hour 8)

Do you like Buzz Breaks? Today’s your day then as we launch 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. We’ll post one every hour on the hour all day long … and this is Hour 8.

12in12-logo-smallerThe box: 2014-15 Panini Court Kings basketball retail box
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What’s inside this one? Keep reading …

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Buzz Break: 2016-17 Panini Prestige basketball cards (blaster 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 Prestige NBA cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box:
 8
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 48
Base set completion: 37 of 200 (19 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Kyrie Irving, Vince Carter, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis, Zach LaVine, Ricky Rubio, Gordon Hayward, C.J. McCollum, Klay Thompson

Rookie Cards (10) – Marshall Plumlee, Dejounte Murray, Malcolm Brogdon, Demetrius Jackson, Joel Bolomboy, Malachi Richardson, Isaiah Whitehead, Georges Niang, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Tomas Satoransky

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Buzz Break: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards + Win Our Hits

2016pngalaBKFrom 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: 2015-16 Panini Gala basketball cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box:
 1
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 5
Base set completion: 
1 of 120 (<1 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards (1) – Robin Lopez (/99)

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Buzz Break: 2014-15 Panini Prizm basketball (super value rack box)

1415pnprizmBKrackFrom 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.

Horry-prizmThe box: 2014-15 Panini Prizm basketball cards (super value rack box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

Packs per box: 12 (each pack contains three standard Prizm packs and one three-card Red, White and Blue Prizm pack)
Cards per pack: 15
Cards in this box: 180
Base set completion: 
109 of 250 (44 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base cards of notable players – LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Tony Parker, Kevin Durant, Kevin Garnett, Chris Paul, Kobe Bryant, George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Shaquille O’Neal, Larry Bird, Grant Hill

Rookie Cards (short-prints) pulled (23) – Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid, Aaron Gordon, Noah Vonleh, Elfrid Payton, Zach Lavine, T.J. Warren, James Young, Tyler Ennis, Gary Harris, Rodney Hood, James Ennis, Kyle Anderson, Joe Harris, Jusuf Nurkic, Glenn Robinson III, Nick Johnson, Dwight Powell, Jordan Clarkson, Russ Smith, Devyn Marble, James Michael McAdoo, Nikola Mirotic

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Aaron Gordon may not have won dunk contest, but his cards might be winner from NBA All-Star weekend

aaron-gordonOrlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon may not have won the NBA’s slam dunk contest during the All-Star weekend, but he’s arguably the biggest winner on cardboard from the midseason showcase.

The story lines heading into this one revolved around the big names — the biggest name and story being the final All-Star appearance for Kobe Bryant — and the game’s MVP was a big and well-collected name, too, in Russell Westbrook. Even the dunk contest winner, Zach LaVine, was already well-known with his status as last year’s winner.

Gordon is the one who was introduced to the world — or at least the world of casual basketball fans and collectors.

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