We’d be remiss if we didn’t begin our first blog post of 2019 with this: Happy New Year! OK, now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s get down to the business of providing your detailed first look at Panini America’s 2018-19 Cornerstones Basketball. Quite swiftly, a product that began as an extension of one of the more popular inserts in recent memory (the namesake four-cornered autograph memorabilia cards) has blossomed into a bona fide standalone success story. That trend most certainly will continue in late March.
On average, each hobby box of 2018-19 Cornerstones Basketball (six cards per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver two base or parallel cards, one PVC insert, two autographs and one memorabilia card. The product’s foundation — Rookie Cornerstones — return to honor the standout 2018 NBA Draft class with base versions numbered to 199 as well as Crystal (numbered to 75), Quartz (numbered to 49), Marble (numbered to 10) and Onyx 1/1 parallels.
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