Earlier this week, Panini Authentic’s Brian Bayne traveled to Cleveland for a few minutes of quality signing time with 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving. But Bayne didn’t go alone. In his possession: Bona fide basketball card cornerstones that, when signed by Irving on Monday afternoon, instantly became some of the most sought-after, chart-toppers that Panini America will release during the entire 2012-13 NBA collecting season.
On Bayne’s hit list this week: Irving’s Rookie Cards from 2012-13 2012-13 Limited, 2012-13 Absolute and 2012-13 Timeless Treasures, as well as his outstanding allotment of cards from recent releases such as 2012-13 Totally Certified and 2012-13 Threads. As usual, Irving was accommodating, impressive and efficient.
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