The 1993-94 Ultra Scoring Kings inserts, an insert that used to be more or less overlooked, have recently risen to the top of many collectors wish lists. This instantly recognizable insert with a flash of lighting in the background features Jordan, Shaq, Barkley, and seven other players from the early 90s. The cards were inserted […]
If you’ve been collecting basketball cards for a while, or just recently started following the basketball card market, you know just how crazy things have been recently. There have been multiple million dollar card sales featuring some of the best players, like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and Luka Doncic. However, if you think basketball card […]
If Steve Jobs, the late cofounder of Apple, designed a basketball card, I think it would look a lot like the 1996-97 Flair Showcase Class of Ninety-six rookie cards (although he probably would have chosen a simpler font). Jobs preferred simplicity and minimalism to complexity, and the look of these rookie cards are beautifully simplistic, […]
Last week I woke up to an interesting email from a collector informing me that she had a Jordan error card that I hadn’t highlighted in my April post about Jordan error cards. She included a photo, and after a bit of research and posting to the basketball twitter community, I found out she was […]
The short answer to this question is there are at least three Michael Jordan error cards. If you want to know what they are, how they happened, and how much they sell for, please check out this post.
This past 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 extremely important when collecting basketball cards (or any cards for that matter), and […]
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.
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 […]
A look back at the rookie card value for each two-player team featured in the original 1993 NBA Jam.
A visual recap of 2020 from the eyes of a basketball fan and card enthusiast.