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Late Arrivals from Blake Griffin, Dr. J Bring 2012-13 Flawless Basketball into Form

October 15, 2013

Panini America 2012-13 Flawless Basketball Late Arrivals (24)

Admittedly, the full-court press on the burgeoning pre-release buzz for 2012-13 Flawless Basketball hit a bit of a delay in the last few weeks as Panini America officials temporarily put packout on hold while waiting for a few key signers to return their autographs. Headlining the list of late-arrivals? None other than Blake Griffin and Julius Erving.

Their breathtaking submissions in the last few days — in concert with a few key others — have put Flawless back on the fast track to release on October 25. Below, we’ve provided a must-see gallery of just some of the stunning autographs from Griffin and Dr. J. Enjoy the images and know this: We still have more to preview on 2012-13 Flawless Basketball, so stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance next week for another update.

20 Comments leave one →
  1. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    October 15, 2013 11:47 am

    Very impressive!

  2. Eric Pinchak permalink
    October 15, 2013 11:51 am

    Can i have a box to try?

  3. Peter permalink
    October 15, 2013 11:53 am

    Those Dr. J cards look sweet!

  4. October 15, 2013 11:54 am

    October 25th can’t get here soon enough for me and other collectors…!

  5. October 15, 2013 11:59 am

    Very nice!

    Did Ilyasova return his cards yet??

  6. ThePinoyMamba Eric/Joshua permalink
    October 15, 2013 12:24 pm

    Hahaha! Always teasing us for the wait!
    Looks great Tracy!
    The countdown definitely continues!
    Stay cool!

  7. October 15, 2013 12:28 pm

    Oooooooooooooo! Flawless is The BEST! Although autographs of Jordan & and a few other stars sell for more money than “The Dr.,” Julius Erving is my all-time favorite basketball player. I’ll be buying a few of these from my customers for my PC!

  8. herbc permalink
    October 15, 2013 12:31 pm

    Very nice cards. It’s apparent which of the players care more about their signature, and the effort of signing his cards. Every Griffin autograph is scribbled and streaked. All he had to do is sit down, take his time and sign the card. Thanks much Blake, for caring.

  9. October 15, 2013 12:41 pm

    There has been completely nothing I’ve seen to justify the pricetag I’ve preordered at. Fairly disappointed so far with the previews.

  10. harynjk permalink
    October 15, 2013 2:31 pm

    Nice Dr. J. autos!

  11. nbacollector permalink
    October 15, 2013 3:19 pm

    simple question, are there logomen included in this set?

  12. Richard Sandanam permalink
    October 15, 2013 3:39 pm

    love the vibe i get from the cards! Everything is nice and clean, it all has its own place, all though out!. I guess you could say….flawless.

  13. steve s. permalink
    October 15, 2013 4:09 pm

    wow!!…that’s a lot of dr. j’s auto’s..
    …i’m in!

  14. October 15, 2013 5:32 pm

    Is this the last of the signers? Is the product now finally ready to packout?

  15. October 15, 2013 8:03 pm

    Can’t wait to see this stuff live, I’ll be interested to see how each box looks from a value standpoint. Thanks Tracy!

    • Jim permalink
      October 15, 2013 10:58 pm

      Do you really think the cards will average $150 each in “value” to make up the roughly $1500 box price? Am curious to see what the base sell for with their little gem stone.

  16. October 15, 2013 8:16 pm

    Love the old school Dr J pictures. Just like he looked playing at the Spectrum.

  17. greg permalink
    October 15, 2013 9:07 pm

    When you see Blake Griffin’s auto next to Dr. J’s autograph you see how weak the new generation is. Blake Griffin’s auto looks different in every picture. He should be ashamed of himself. I would never keep an auto of a player who thinks so little of himself.

  18. aries permalink
    October 15, 2013 11:43 pm

    Once again, it’s incredible how much those patches look brand new! They look right off the rack!! Must be a jersey he didn’t wear too much….

    • October 16, 2013 10:34 am

      Don’t know what you expect. These are basketball jerseys, not football or baseball. Unless they have blood on them, they are going to look relatively new. I doubt any respectable NBA team has a wear them until they wear out policy.

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