LeBron James “Modifying” His Autograph

LeBron James has been practicing his autograph…and there’s a reason behind it.

Different Kinds of Sports Display Cases

Go on, invest in your own stuff and give it some protection.

Blog: Panini Sees New Basktball Card Market in Africa

The NBA and its partners are getting serious about bringing hoops to countries that show promise.

Signed NBA Collage Will Aid Retired Players

A framed display featuring the autographs and images of sixty NBA legends is being sold to benefit former players in need of financial help.

2009-10 Panini Classics Basketball Review

A new basketball card product hits the market as the playoffs approach. How did Panini’s latest hoops issue fare?

Upper Deck Launches First College Basketball Card Set

Upper Deck’s new frontier includes a basketball card issue featuring players in their pre-professional days.

Sports Collecting a Passion for Gophers Announcer

One of Minnesota’s best sports collections is not in a fancy hall of fame — it’s located in the suburban home of an iconic announcer.

NBA Adrenalyn Game is Panini’s Hoops Push

Panini will distribute four million packs of its new Adrenalyn basketball cards– and 2.5 million game boards to get kids hooked on collecting.

Current, Former NBA Stars to Sign in Dallas

The NBA All-Star Jam Session gets underway this week in Dallas with free autographs on the docket if you’re willing to stand in line.

Hope for the Hobby: Teen Collector

Meet one sports-mad hoopster in Illinois.

2009-10 Panini Rookies and Stars Longevity Review

A Panini hoops product delivers a little more than advertised.

Keeping You in the Know

Congratulations to Jason Shoemaker of Ohio, who learned of Upper Deck’s Holiday Hunt promotion through the story on Sports Collectors Daily and figured out through the company’s clues that the LeBron James autographed basketball was nearby. He walked into All Pro Sportscards in Cuyahoga Falls and claimed his prize, then sent me a nice note […]

Not the First Sale of Mikan Rookie Card

The George Mikan PSA 10 rookie card that sold for over $218,000 early Sunday morning changed hands at least once before…for a lot less.

Kobe Keen on Card Collecting

Panini’s spokesman is hoping to turn kids into the collector that he once was.

1948 Bowman Basketball George Mikan Card Set for Auction

Like the ultimate center jump, what many consider the world’s greatest vintage basketball card is about to be tossed up for grabs…a PSA 10 with a minimum bid of $50,000.

Michael Jordan Rookie Cards Now a Bargain?

He’s no longer playing, but is that any reason for the 1986-87 Fleer card to trade at its current level?

1986-87 Fleer Basketball Set More Than Just Jordan

It wasn’t a splash. More like a ripple. When Fleer announced plans to produce a nationally distributed basketball card set in 1986, it didn’t create massive shock waves in the hobby. Basketball was alive thanks to Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and, of course, Jordan. But its cards were still playing third fiddle to baseball and […]

Remembering the 1979 NCAA Championship

ESPN was barely a blip on the sports radar screen. Home computers were still more than a decade away. No blogs. No YouTube. No college hoops on TV every night. Whatever hype surrounded the 1979 NCAA Championship game was largely because the country had read about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in their daily newspapers […]

LeBron Rookie Exquisite Patch Fetches $11K

Upper Deck’s inaugural Exquisite basketball autographed patch rookie cards of LeBron James continue to bring phenomenal prices.

Ultimate Michael Jordan Card Collection on Display

He’s been retired for awhile now, but Michael Jordan is still the king of hoops…and basketball memorabilia. One website is offering a unique Jordan experience including images of some of MJ’s most valuable and highest graded basketball cards.