Teaser Gallery: Panini America Opens Early Boxes of 2013-14 Court Kings Basketball
March 25, 2014

Tomorrow’s highly anticipated release of 2013-14 Court Kings Basketball represents the closest thing the hoops hobby has to a bona fide art exhibit, which makes the following three-box Teaser Gallery something of a night-before-the-big-premiere VIP shindig. Pre-release buzz on 2013-14 Court Kings Basketball has been strong so far — in part because longtime collectors have been waiting for another standalone Court Kings release since the last one appeared in 2009-10, and in part because what we’ve seen of the new edition so far has been as promising as it has been colorful.

To be sure, Court Kings — in look, feel and execution — is unlike any other basketball product on the market, what with its painterly pop and brush-stroked nuances. It’s a product that delivers definite eye appeal while also packing a checklist of great autographs, memorabilia cards, and short-printed inserts and subsets. It’s a set that would be right at home in your nearest major metropolitan art museum. Luckily for collectors, though, it’ll be in hobby shops all over North America starting tomorrow.

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