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Blockchain + Basketball = NBA Top Shot

I’m getting a little out of my comfort zone here, but I figured I’d take a look at NBA Top Shot since it may be the newest and most technically advanced form of basketball ‘moment’ collecting. I can’t say its a direct comparison to basketball card collecting, but it has elements of card collecting and […]

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1997-98 Topps Rock Stars

Checking out some of the top selling cards from the unique 1997-98 Topps Rock Star set – one of the earlier sets to feature a refractor parallel.

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Collectors Take Collective Yawn with GA’s Decision to Stay

Just over 1 month ago (12.15), the announcement came that Giannis Antetokounmpo signed a ‘supermax’ 5-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks, and I figured since his rookie cards have seen some crazy swings this year, why not revisit them one more time to see how collectors are responding to the news. People generally don’t […]

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Ranking all 27 Original NBA Jam Teams by Rookie Card Value

A look back at the rookie card value for each two-player team featured in the original 1993 NBA Jam.

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2020’s Underperformers from ’86 Fleer

Earlier this month I assembled all PSA 10 card values from the iconic 1986 Fleer set and highlighted the 10 cards that appreciated the most this year (you can find that post here). However, while the average card from the 1986 Fleer set was up nearly 70% this year alone, there were some cards that […]

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This Year In Pictures

A visual recap of 2020 from the eyes of a basketball fan and card enthusiast.

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2020’s Top 10 Winners from ’86 Fleer

For vintage basketball cards, it doesn’t get much better than the 1986 Fleer set. Everyone knows this set from the iconic Jordan rookie, but the ’86 Fleer set has a ton of other incredible rookies as well, including Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Karl Malone, and many more. I’ve gone back to December 2019 and pulled […]

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2019-20 PANINI ILLUSIONS 10-BOX BLASTER BREAK RESULTS

I took a leap of faith and bid on and won my first team specific box break last month and wanted to share the results to give other collectors a look at what I got. Spoiler alert – my first experience wasn’t great, but I’ll probably give it one or two more tries before giving […]

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1998 Fleer Electrifying: Cards 6-10

Cards 6-10 from the 1998 refractor-like Fleer Electrifying set, featuring Jordan, Marbury, and Rodman.

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Best Jordan Base Card Under $10

One of the best Michael Jordan base cards you can buy for under $10!