Panini workers zipped over to the Dallas Mavericks victory parade on Thursday, armed with flyers promoting the company’s new NBA championship trading cards. Like their rivals at Upper Deck, who announced plans for a Boston Bruins championship set, Panini will create a special set honoring the new champs of pro hoops.
- One card for every player on the 2010-11 roster
- Cards for each of the Mavs’ 16 Playoff victories, including game-specific photography from key moments
- A special card devoted to Dallas head coach Rick Carlisle, his first trading card in more than five years
- A special card honoring NBA Finals MVP Dirk Nowitzki