2012-13 Innovation Basketball 2-Box Break

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Decided to bust 2 boxes of Innovation Basketball. The hits are so so but I like the design even the base cards.

Here are the pics of the break.

Box 1:

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Redemption is Andre Miller Innovative Ink.

Box 2:

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Redemption is Magic Johnson Innovative Ink auto.

Thanks for reading and have a great one.
Ed


Panini America Lands Lillard Autos for Last Four Products of 2012-13 NBA Season

WOW, the 12/13 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Damian Lillard is in the house with Panini being able to include him in the next 4 products of 12/13. Thanks for the Great news Panini. Keep up the good work 😀

The Official Panini America Blog

Lillard Flawless 4

Following a few days filled with rampant speculation and social media chatter,  Panini America officials today formally announced that the company has secured autographs of 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard for inclusion in Panini America’s final four products of the 2012-13 NBA season: Innovation (which releases today), Intrigue, Immaculate and Flawless. The announcement is a huge one for basketball collectors as it will allow Panini America to deliver the first NBA-licensed certified autograph cards featuring Lillard in his Portland Trail Blazers uniform.

“We had an opportunity to secure a limited number of Damian Lillard autographs and are pleased that we were able to add the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year to the last four releases of our 2013 NBA product calendar and feature his autographs on his NBA Portland Trailblazers trading cards,” said Jim Stefano, Panini America’s Senior Director of Product Development.

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2012-13 National Treasures Case Break

Decided to bust 1 case of National Treasures case for my birthday, and here are the damages. Enjoy the galleries below 🙂

Box 1:

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Box 2:

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And box 3:

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Thanks for reading. Hope next year will be better.

Have a great weekend,
Ed


2012-13 National Treasures Basketball Group Case Break

NT Case Break by IBCC. Wow, can’t wait 😀

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YESSSSS!!! Produk terbaik Panini musim ini (2012-13 National Treasures Basketball) akan hadir sesaat lagi di Indonesia, dan IBCC dengan bangga mempersembahkan event  GRUP BREAK perdana.

Mengingat langkanya produk ini di pasaran, kita sangat beruntung bisa mendapatkan sedikit untuk kita break di Indonesia. Semua kita lakukan hanya untuk IBCC dan Indonesia tercinta.

Okay, berikut ini ada beberapa referensi untuk para IBCC-ers yang masih belum terlalu mengerti tentang produk National Treasures ini. Informasinya bisa dilihat di link di bawah ini:

Cukup? Jika masih kurang, sekarang saatnya kita menikmati sendiri break yang kita adakan.

Berikut ini adalah detail dari group break ini:

  1. Total 30 kartu dalam 1 case (10 kartu / box, 3 box / case) yang terdiri dari 27 hits dan 3 base card + 15 kartu Kobe dari Kobe pack (1 Kobe pack di setiap box)
  2. Terdapat total 30 spot dalam break ini. Harga…

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2012-13 Momentum and Gold Standard 2-box Break

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Been a while since my last post and also my last box break, so I decided to bust a box of Momentum and a box of Gold Standard Basketball. Well, I regret it a bit, lol. You’ll know why. But at least, I will give my opinion on these 2 products based on these 2 boxes.

First, let’s talk about the Momentum Basketball. I like the look of the box. Looks classy and elegant in spite of many bad things that were said about this product. The base cards are well designed. There were 9 base cards pulled from that box as you can see in the below picture.

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Too bad there was no parallel. All the base cards are common ones. Then the box also yielded an insert card, with glossy and shining effect, reminded me with Totally Certified cards (which I don’t like actually). The only one insert I got was this Fat Lever Drive insert /49.

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Now, let’s move on with the autos. I got 3 rookie autos (sticker), 1 redemption (Jae Crowder rookie auto), and a Harrison Barnes on-card rookie auto. Pretty good in my opinion. So, here are the last 5 cards from the Momentum break.

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Okay, that’s it for the Momentum. Overall, it’s a below average box, but I really like the Barnes on-card auto.

Now let’s move on to the Gold Standard box. I even like this product better than its 2 previous predecessors. With the addition of 1 metal card per box, makes it even sweeter. The Black Gold and White Gold memorabilia cards are also nice, and I think the winner for this year’s Gold Standard release is the on-card rookie autos with their jerseys attached on the cards. Pretty cool.

The base cards are almost the same as previous Gold Standard releases, so no big difference between those years. Got 5 base cards from the box. Here they are:

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The rookie autos, which I already mentioned before. Sweet sweet design and very nice looking.

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And here are the other hits, including the Black Gold Memorabilia, a metal card, and a Steve Francis Mother Lode sticker auto (booooo).

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That’s all for now. Will upload the National Treasures break next week or two. Yeap, I will bust a case of National Treasures Basketball when I get it. Pretty excited about that. Hope we can have a loaded case, just like the 2010-11 case I busted. The video can be watched below: 

Thanks for reading, and appreciate any comment. Stay tuned for the NT BREAK.


BREAKING: Panini America Leaks First Pics of 2012-13 National Treasures Basketball

12/13 NATIONAL TREASURES BASKETBALL is coming, and they will be BIGGER AND BETTER than ever.
Really can’t wait to work on the cases and hope we can bring some great cases to Indonesia.
Meanwhile, check out these great preview galleries from The Knight’s Lance. Enjoy 😀

The Official Panini America Blog

Panini America 2012-13 National Treasures Basketball Pre-Ink Preview

A monumental shipment of boxes arrived hot off the presses from the Panini America production facility just this morning, offering the indisputable and stunning visual evidence that basketball collectors across the globe have been waiting more than two years for: 2012-13 National Treasures Basketball is coming — and it’s going to be spectacular.

For the first time since the 2010-11 NBA season, fans and collectors once again will have the opportunity to appreciate one of the most celebrated high-end brands in sports card history. This time, however, National Treasures is equipped with the landmark Double Rookie Class that promises to launch the 2012-13 release into a completely different stratosphere in terms of value, collectiblity and “Wow!”

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The Panini America Quality Control Gallery: 2012-13 Momentum Basketball (59 Images)

One of the best Panini products this year hit our store. Panini Momentum brings a lot of excitement, especially with the NBA Finals approaching.

Please check the wonderful cards of Momentum in this QC by Panini America few weeks ago.

The Official Panini America Blog

Panini America 2012-13 Momentum Basketball QC (1)

The subtle aesthetic nuances that worked so well in 2012 Momentum Football last season are on beautiful display in Panini America’s 2012-13 Momentum Basketball, the hardcourt debut of a brand with collectible roots planted deep in 1990s football. Clearly, though, the Momentum brand crosses over brilliantly to the NBA.

But while the raised-UV design element that brings every base card to life in 2012-13 Momentum Basketball owes its presence to similar stylings in last fall’s football release, there are an abundance of new twists to 2012-13 Momentum Basketball — such as deft die-cuts, a wealth of on-card autographs and the mesmerizing Drive parallels — sure to influence every new Momentum release in the future.

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