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Historic 1984 NBA Finals Provide Bounty of Memorabilia

Magic Johnson Larry Bird signed photo trophy

Thirty years ago, Larry and Magic met in the NBA Finals for the first time. A look back at the cards and memorabilia of the Lakers and Celtics of 1984.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: Back to the Well for 1980-81 Topps

1980-81 Topps pack

It’s a vintage basketball pack break as Just Collect gives the 1980-81 Topps issue another go.

Cards Recall Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and the 1988 All-Star Weekend

1999 Upper Deck Jordan Retirement

Recalling the year when a couple of NBA legends put on a show at the 1988 NBA All-Star weekend and the cards that recall Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.

Vintage Pack Break of the Week: 1980-81 Topps Basketball

1980-81 Topps pack

The Larry Bird-Magic Johnson rookie card lies inside packs of 1980-81 Topps basketball. Just Collect’s Vintage Pack Break of the Week takes a shot.

33 Legendary Larry Bird Cards

Bird 81-82

He’ll be 57 in two weeks but time hasn’t tarnished the Legend. Here are 33 Larry Bird cards that aren’t necessarily all valuable, but still should be on your list.

NBA Artwork Partnership Yields Classic Shots

Bird-Magic Rareink

Prints of freshly commissioned artwork feature past and present NBA greats in a new partnership between the NBA and RareInk. Autographs anyone?

Exquisite Basketball Returning Sans NBA License

Penny Hardaway Exquisite patch card 2011-12

Look for college photos and five autographs inside 2011-12 Upper Deck Exquisite Basketball boxes, due out next month.

Panini National Treasures Will Be $400 Per Pack

National Treasures Tyreke Evans

Panini brings its National Treasures brand to hoops with a sumjmertime issue that packs six autographs or memorabilia cards.

Signed NBA Collage Will Aid Retired Players

We Made This Game

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

Upper Deck Launches First College Basketball Card Set

Upper Deck Greats of the Game Julius Erving

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

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

Michael Jordan’s induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame puts the focus squarely on his rookie card again, but he’s not the only card worth having.

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 […]