One look at the base cards. That’s all it takes to know that Panini America’s new Status Basketball product, set to arrive in hobby shops across North America on Wednesday, is just a little more . . . edgy. There’s just something about the way the rainbow holofoil combines with those circles and squares and hues to make each player pop in his own unique way. 2017-18 Status Basketball is a refreshing arrival on the collecting landscape that will command attention based on aesthetics alone. But it’s so much more than good looks.
On average, each hobby box of 2017-18 Status Basketball (six cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 20 boxes per case) will deliver one autograph and 10 Rookie Cards. Five boxes per case will also deliver a memorabilia card. Fans of the stacked 2017 NBA Draft class will likely take special interest in the rare Draft Night Autographs featuring signatures acquired on Draft Night including some with special inscriptions.
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