While collectors are getting excited about Zion Williamson's regular season debut next week, some other members of the NBA draft class shouldn't be ignored. Yes, it's just pre-season but sharpshooter Tyler Herro scored the first 14 Miami points in a game this week. Number 2 pick Ja Morant is among the top five in pre-season assists. R. J. Barrett of the … [Read more...] about News, Notes: Promising Rookies; Struggling QBs; The Cup Checklist; MLB’s New Store; NHL Game-Used Auctions
2019 NBA Draft
Signed jerseys from 38 of the top picks in this year's NBA Draft are now on the auction block. NBA Auctions if offering the full-size, signed jerseys in an online auction that runs through October 31. All of the jerseys are signed on the back jersey numbers. The headliner, of course, is a blue New Orleans Pelicans #1 shirt signed by top overall pick Zion … [Read more...] about NBA Auctions Offering Signed Rookie Jerseys, Basketballs
Panini America has finally landed Kevin Garnett for an autograph deal. He’ll have signed cards in Immaculate NBA, due out early next month. A notoriously tough signer, Garnett’s autograph is…well…interesting. Of course, Zion Williamson cards will become more plentiful as we get into the NBA season, which is set to open in less than a month. Look for him in … [Read more...] about Notes: Panini Gets Garnett and Talks Zion; Wagner Soaring; Jackie Photo; Shop Story
The NBA’s most talked about rookie is staying with the league’s licensee. Panini America and the agents for Zion Williamson have agreed to an exclusive trading card deal that will include autographs in products throughout the 2019-20 season. The first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans, Williamson’s NBA arrival has been one of the most … [Read more...] about Zion Williamson Signs Trading Card Deal With Panini
The first pair of Zion Williamson game-used shoes will be up for auction this summer. Goldin Auctions says it will offer the Size 14 Nike sneakers Williamson wore in the fourth game of his memorable freshman season—the opening game of the Maui Invitational—in its next auction, which opens July 8. The top pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, Williamson will soon be off to … [Read more...] about Zion’s Game-Worn Shoes (No, Not Those Shoes) Coming to Auction
Panini America has signed R.J. Barrett to a card and autograph deal. The former Duke star is expected to be among the first few picks in the upcoming NBA Draft. Barrett’s first officially licensed trading cards and autographs will drop this summer in Panini America's 2019 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball. His first officially licensed NBA trading cards and autographs … [Read more...] about Notes: Barrett Signs with Panini; NSCC Notes; Berg Exhibit; Vintage Card…Clothing?