This time next week, the newest iteration of one of hoops collecting’s favorite products returns with the release of Panini America’s 2013-14 Totally Certified Basketball, giving collectors across the country one more thing for which they can be thankful for. The mere mention of “Totally Certified” instantly conjures up images of multicolored, microetched marvels; the Blues, the Reds, the Greens, the Golds and the Blacks that have become the product’s calling cards.
But 2013-14 Totally Certified Basketball is about much more than unparalleled parallels. This year, the Panini America Product Development team has incorporated a smidgen of acetate, new designs and some bold new checklist additions. The result, as you’ll see in the comprehensive Quality Control Gallery that follows, is a product that fits nicely on the path blazed by Totally Certified releases of the past.
Read more: The Official Blog of Panini America