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The Ultimate Guide to Protecting and Storing Your (Basketball) Cards

Last year was a huge year for basketball card collecting, and its really exciting to see so many people getting back into the hobby or starting out their card collecting journey. Its important to remember that proper protection and storage is critically important when collecting basketball cards, and below I’ve highlighted the best practices for […]

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The Wacky World of Basketball Cards

A lookback at some of the wackiest, weirdest, and most notable basketball cards to ever hit the market. From Steve Nash on ice, to a groping golden robot, to the infamous Mark Jackson Hoops card.

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Million Dollar Basketball Cards

The basketball card narrative goes a little something like this: when Covid-19 struck in early 2020 governments were forced to shut down common luxuries like travel and eating out at restaurants. What followed was a flurry of people with money on the sidelines chose to invest in the stock market, crypto currencies (i.e. bitcoin and […]

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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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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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Rajon Rondo Rookies

When the Boston Celtics made the trades for Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen I was absolutely elated, because I felt like the C’s finally had a team that could make a deep playoff push and possibly even have enough to win a title or two. The only two unknowns at the time were point guard […]

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1996-97 SP Premium Collection Holoview

If you need proof that more isn’t always better, just look at the 1996-97 SP Premium Collection Holoview cards. It’s a shame, because this was a great year for basketball card collecting, and it saddens me to see an insert ruined by trying to do too much. Before I start complaining about all the bad, […]

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Old School & Underappreciated: Baylor and Bellamy

When I see a basketball card or basketball stat I like on Twitter, I try to show my appreciation for whoever posted it. On Tuesday, I got into a little discussion with two collectors (looking at you CJ_tradingcards and Curly Cards) about some old school players that are consistently overlooked by the younger collectors, but […]

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’96 Bowman’s Best Atomic Refractors

Who doesn’t love a nice refractor? Before Panini took over as the be all end all for basketball cards, Bowman had a great thing going with basketball card collectors and included regular refractors as well as atomic refractors in various sets throughout the 90s. If you don’t know what an atomic refractor is, it can […]