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Panini Peek: 2012-13 Brilliance Basketball

March 4, 2013

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Panini America officials will take a page from the hobby’s proud past for the debut edition of 2012-13 Brilliance Basketball, the newest addition to the company’s packed NBA roster that will deliver, among other things, a 300-card base set, landmark Starburst and Artists Proofs parallels, and the City to City dual-memorabilia insert set inspired in part by a recommendation from a Panini America collector.

Releasing in late May, 2012-13 Brilliance Basketball (six cards per pack, 20 packs per box) is bolstered by a 240-card Marks of Brilliance autograph insert, 60 Brilliant Beginnings rookie autographs and the Game Time Jerseys game-worn memorabilia insert. On average, each box of Brilliance will yield two autographs, one memorabilia card, two Starburst parallels and 13 additional inserts.

Also look for compelling inserts such as Team Tomorrow (20 cards), Spellbound (100 cards), Scorers, Inc. (20 cards), Magic Numbers (15 cards) and the 25-card Springfield Hall of Fame tribute.

We’ll have tons more to preview of 2012-13 Brilliance Basketball right here on The Knight’s Lance in the coming weeks. Until then, enjoy your first extended look at the product below.

All information is accurate at the time of posting. Content is subject to change. Card images are solely for the purpose of design display.

13 Comments leave one →
  1. Eric Cabreros permalink
    March 4, 2013 10:56 am

    Looks really cool!
    Tracy we are very curious about Panini signed with Naismisth Hall of Fame.
    Just wondering if we would see Jordan Auto in near future or even a Jordan insert cards?
    Thanks for the preview.
    Team Panini is really looking up and up!

    • March 4, 2013 11:06 am

      Appreciate the feedback, Eric. At this point, we can’t make cards of Michael Jordan.

  2. March 4, 2013 11:33 am

    Any idea when this is coming out and SRP per pack?

  3. Josh permalink
    March 4, 2013 11:34 am

    Hi Tracy, any chance for us to Pull Shawn Kemp auto and/or LeBron auto in the future products?

  4. stalegum permalink
    March 4, 2013 11:52 am

    Brilliance? Why not just call it “Pinnacle Basketball?”

  5. March 4, 2013 2:40 pm

    Looks like another excellent release, should be well-timed with the playoff frenzy in full effect. Thanks Tracy!

  6. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    March 4, 2013 2:44 pm

    All I can picture is that beer commercial with them saying BRILLIANT!! Panini should run an ad saying Brilliance!

  7. Jim permalink
    March 4, 2013 6:13 pm

    Holy Cow…. yet another 12-13 NBA product. As of right now, I count 9, count ’em 9, basketball products yet to be released and that’s not counting National Treasures if that’s in the works for this season. Add those 9 to the 8 (if my count is right) already out and that makes at least 17 different products…….that seems excessive given the number of redemptions that are in many of the products. I would rather you release 10 quality products with on-card autos. Just my two cents worth.

  8. March 5, 2013 4:29 pm

    Again, liking the Dr. J card!!

  9. JDetter permalink
    March 8, 2013 12:53 pm

    City to City, that sounds familiar! 😀


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