Release Date: December 28, 218
Contenders returns for another season with new stars, new inclusions and an early look of the short-printed Contenders Optic Preview cards. This also comes with the highly sought-after on-card Rookie Tickets Autographs.
2018-19 Panini Contenders Basketball includes multiple inserts including Playing The Numbers Game, Superstar die-cuts and Lottery Tickets as well as Contenders Optic Preview cards.
Among the autographed sets will be Historic Rookie Season Tickets, MVP Contenders and Sophomore Contenders.
Rookie Ticket Autographs will spotlight notable newcomers and top picks from the 2018 NBA Draft Class. This comes with Cracked Ice (#/d/25) and Premium Gold (#/d/10) and 1/1 Championship Tickets.
Release Date: January 30, 2018
Optic is back for another NBA season with one autograph in every box. Having the same format with the previous season, 2018-19 Donruss Optic Basketball one insert card or parallel in every pack.
The base set size wasn’t revealed yet but it includes Holo, Orange (#’d/199), Lime Green (#’d/149), Red (#’d/99), Pink Velocity (#’d/79), Blue (#’d/49), Black Velocity (#’d/39), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5) and 1/1 Gold Vinyl.
Rated Rookie autographs will be signed on-card with Hobby-only Holo, Blue (#’d/49), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5), and Gold Vinyl (1/1) Prizm parallels.
Inserts include Retro Series, All Clear For Takeoff and Wishful Thinking with Holo, Red (#’d/99), Blue (#’d/49), Gold (#’d/10), Green (#’d/5), and 1/1 Gold Vinyl parallels. There also will be All-Stars, The Rookies and All Heart.
Veterans, retired greats and rookies will be featured in Hall Dominators, Rookie Dominators, and Dominators signatures sets.
Release Date: January 23, 2018
Similar with last year’s set, 2018/19 Panini Crown Royale Basketball should come with one autograph and a memorabilia card. Crown Royale will feature a mix of popular sets all in a single product.
Details for the base set weren’t revealed yet, but Panini guarantees a robust base set with the classic Crown Royale die-cut design. Parallels include Crystal numbered as low as 1-of-1.
This release includes Silhouettes and Rookie Silhouettes that feature on-card autographs and a massive memorabilia swatch for veterans and rookies with prime swatches (#’d/25) along with “super prime” versions.
Collectors can also find Rookie Jersey Autographs, with Prime and Super Prime versions along with a rookie jersey and veteran jersey card with prime and tag versions. The classic Crown Autographs will also make an appearance here.
Inserts include various selection such as Panini’s Choice, Mamba’s Choice, Rookie Royalty, Pacific Marquee, Kaboom! and Power in the Paint.
Release Date: December 7, 2018
Prizms returns to the hardwood for another season with a plenty of Prizms in every box along with autographs and a rainbow of new rookies and NBA veterans. Just like the previous year’s format, 2018-19 Panini Prizm Basketball delivers two autographs and 22 Prizm parallels in every box.
Featuring a 300-card base set, Prizm rainbow includes Silver, Gold and Black version along with several other colors. Collectors can find numbered versions from 299 all the way down to 1-of-1 versions.
Among the autos will be Signatures, Rookie Signatures, and Sensational Signatures with parallels including Prizms Mojo, Prizms Gold (#’d/10), and Prizms Black 1/1.
Inserts include All Day, Luck of the Lottery, Freshman Phenoms, Get Hyped!, Dominance, Go Hard or Go Home, Fireworks, and That’s Savage.
Release Date: December 14, 2018
Revolution Basketball is back for another season and delivers a colorful design and interesting sets. Every box contains eight five-card pack, but there are no guaranteed autographs.
The 2018-19 Panini Revolution Basketball features a holographic foil background with a number of parallels including Cosmic (#’d/100), Sunburst (#’d/75), Cubic (#’d/50) Lava (#’d/10) and Galactic, while Rookie Autographs include Infinite (#’d/25) and 1/1 Kaleido parallels.
Inserts include Liftoff!, Supernova, Vortex, Rookie Revolution and Shock Wave. These also have Impact, Cubic (#’d/50) and Galactic versions.
Autographs feature top NBA players of past and present such as Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Charles Barkley, Reggie Miller, Allen Iverson, Deandre Ayton, Trae Young, and Luka Doncic.