Monday, May 25, 2015

Blog Group Box Break: Recap 2014-15 Hoops

Blog Group Box Break: Basketball
2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Hobby

Review Recap:
288 Cards - 0 Duplicates
37 Inserts
3 Class Action
13 Class of 1998 Vince Carter Raptors (Mike)
2 Class of 2012 Anthony Davis New Orleans Hornets (Chad)
10 Class of 2003 Carmelo Anthony Nuggets (Unclaimed)

1 Courtside
8 Blake Griffin Clippers (Mike)

1 Dreams
8 Doug McDermott Bulls (Mike)

2 End 2 End
6 LeBron James Cavaliers (Chad)
3 Blake Griffin Clippers (Mike)

1 Faces of the Future
5 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers (Brian)

2 Fast Lane
16 Ricky Rubio Timberwolves (Mike)
14 Isiah Thomas Pistons (Unclaimed)

3 High Honors
17 Dikembe Mutomobo 76ers (Unclaimed)
19 Bill Walton Celtics (Mike)
20 Tim Duncan Spurs (Brian)

1 Highlights
3 Dirk Nowitzki Mavericks (Brian)

3 Lights Camera Action
38 Chris Bosh Heat (Chad)
45 Kevin Durant Thunder (Billy)
44 Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets (Unclaimed)

3 Matchups
11 Victor Oladipo Magic Michael Carter-Williams 76ers (Unclaimed/Unclaimed)
7 Russell Westbrook Thunder Tony Parker Spurs (Billy/Brian)
9 Carmelo Anthony Knicks Dwyane Wade Heat (Billy/Chad)

3 Moments of Greatness
11 LaMarcus Aldridge Trail Blazers (Brian)
13 Rajon Rondo Celtics (Mike)
15 Kevin Love Timberwolves (Mike)

5 Picture Perfect
12 Rajon Rondo Celtics (Mike)
15 LaMarcus Aldridge Trail Blazers (Brian)
18 Joakim Noah Bulls (Mike)
21 Chris Bosh Heat (Chad)
24 Kyrie Irving Cavaliers (Chad)

4 Road to the Finals
7 Paul Pierce Nets (Billy)
19 Nene Wizards (Kirk)
33 Mike Conley Grizzlies (Unclaimed but the Thunder is the other team on the card so this goes to Billy)
49 Dwight Howard Rockets (Unclaimed but again the other team is claimed this time the Trail Blazers by Brian)

3 Shinning Stars
14 Kevin Love Cavaliers (Chad)
16 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers (Brian)
18 James Harden Rockets (Unclaimed)

2 Trading Places
19 Rudy Gay Kings Greivis Vasquez Raptors (Unclaimed/Mike)
20 Brandon James Pistons Brandon Knight Bucks (Unclaimed/Unclaimed)

39 Rookies (3 are parallels shown with their own kind)
Unclaimed Teams:
76ers: K.J. McDaniels, Jarami Grant
Bucks: Johnny O'Bryant, Jabari Parker
Grizzlies: Jarnell Stokes, Jodan Adams
Hawks: Adreian Payne
Charlotte Hornets: Noah Vonleh, P.J. Hairston
Jazz: Rodney Hood
Magic: Elfrid Payton, Aaron Gordon
Nuggets: Jusuf Nurkic Gary Harris
Pistons: Spencer Dinwiddie
Rockets: Nick Johnson
Suns: Tyler Ennis, T.J. Warren

Top Row: Lakers: Julius Randle (Brian), Spurs: Kyle Anderson (Brian), Cavaliers: Joe Harris (Chad)
Middle Row: Nets: Cory Jefferson (Billy), Markel Brown (Billy), Heat: Shabazz Napier (Chad)
Bottom Row: (Billy) Knicks Thanasis Antetokounmpo, Cleanthony Early, Thunder: Mitch McGary

Mike's Teams:
Timberwolves: Glenn Robinson III, Zach Lavine, Andrew Wiggins
Raptors: Bruno Caboclo, Celtics: Marcus Smart, James Young
Clippers: C.J. Wilcox, Bulls: Doug McDermott, Cameron Bairstow

30 Teams - All teams represented
34 Parallels
10 Red Backs (2 Rookies)
Top Row: 76ers (Unclaimed): Jason Richardson, Back of Tony Wroten, Spurs (Brian) Marco Belinelli, Knicks (Billy) Iman Shumpert
Bottom Row: Pistons (Unclaimed) D.J. Augustin, Jazz (Unclaimed) Alec Burks, Timberwolves (Mike) J.J. Barea, Cavaliers (Chad) Anthony Bennett

Celtics: James Young (Mike), Grizzlies: Jordan Adams (Unclaimed)

4 Silver (Chrome) #d /399
Shabazz Napier Heat (Chad) 385/399

Ricky Rubio Timberwolves (Mike) 140/399
Danilo Gallinari Nuggets (Unclaimed) 286/399

Kelly Olynyk Celtics (Mike) 377/399

10 Gold (Glitter)
Top Row: Mo Williams Timberwolves (Mike), Carmelo Anthony Knicks (Billy), Danny Granger Heat (Chad), Richard Jefferson Mavericks (Brian)
Bottom Row: Brandon Knight Bucks (Unclaimed) Khris Middleton Bucks (Unclaimed), Mario Chalmers Heat (Chad), Chris Kaman Trail Blazers (Brian)

K.J. McDaniels 76ers (Unclaimed), Johnny O'Bryant (Unclaimed)

10 Green/Emerald (Refractor)
Top Row: Brandon Bass Celtics (Mike), Tristan Thompson Cavaliers (Chad), Joakim Noah Bulls (Mike), Pero Antic Hawks (Unclaimed)
Bottom Row: Dorell Wright Trail Blazers (Brian), Andrea Bargnani Knicks (Billy), Joe Johnson Nets (Billy), Derrick Williams Kings (Unclaimed)

Joe Harris Cavaliers (Chad)
Cory Jefferson Nets (Billy)

4th Hit or Insert? - 1 Artist Proof Parallel EDIT: This will be counted as an insert.
Artist Proof: Xavier Henry Lakers (Brian) #d 28/99

3 Hits
2 Autographs on-sticker blue sharpie
Hot Signatures On-Sticker Blue Sharpie Auto Ben McLemore Kings (Unclaimed ToBeRandom)

Hot Signatures On-Sticker Blue Sharpie Auto Tyler Ennis Suns (Unclaimed ToBeRandom)

1 GU Materials 3 color
Blast From The Past: GU Materials 3 color Yellow-Gold/Dark Blue/Light Blue-Aqua Marcus Thornton New Orleans Hornets (Chad)

OH Man that is a lot of scans. We haven't even seen the stuff from the Jumbo box had about 2.5 times the number of cards as the rest of the boxes.

Blog Group Box Break: Box 5 Part 2

Blog Group Box Break:
Basketball Box 5 - Part 2
(Packs 13-24)
2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Hobby Box:
24 Packs - 12 cards per pack
2 Autographs and 1 Memorabilia Card

Pack 13:
238 Amir Johnson Raptors (Mike)
End 2 End 6 Labron James Cavaliers (Chad)
291 Cory Jefferson RC Nets (Billy)
256 Danilo Gallinari Nuggets Silver Parallel #d 286/399
Matchups 11 Victor Oladipo Magic Michael Carter-Williams 76ers
75 Tristan Thompson Cavaliers Green Parallel (Chad)
45 Mike Dunleavy Bulls (Mike)
95 Dion Waiters Cavaliers (Chad)
92 Russell Westbrook Thunder (Billy)
194 Ian Mahinmi Pacers
190 Nikola Pekovic Timberwolves (Mike)
185 Chris Copeland Pacers

*sigh* The Pacers kept us from getting a completely claimed pack. EDIT: Oh and the Nuggets but that parallel will be radomized.

Pack 14:
203 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Hornets
Faces of the Future 5 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers (Brian)
270 Elfrid Payton RC Magic
91 Kelly Olynyk Celtics Silver Parallel #d 377/399 (Mike)
High Honors 19 Bill Walton Celtics (Mike)
35 Joakim Noah Bulls Green Parallel (Mike)
41 Kyle Korver Hawks
33 Paul Pierce Wizards (Kirk)
26 Miles Plumlee Suns
128 Tayshaun Prince Grizzlies
186 Nate Wolters Bucks
181 Brandan Wright Mavericks (Brian)

Pack 15:
236 Jason Thompson Kings
Road to the Finals 7 Paul Pierce Nets #d 1265/2014 (Billy)
298 Cameron Bairstow RC Bulls (Mike)
286 K.J. McDaniels RC 76ers Gold Parallel
Class 2012 Action 2 Anthony Davis NO Hornets (Chad)
119 Carmelo Anthony Knicks Gold Parallel (Billy)
20 Tyler Hansbrough Raptors (Mike)
15 Derrick Rose Bulls (Mike)
73 Al Jefferson Hornets
175 Wesley Johnson Lakers (Brian)
168 Tony Allen Grizzlies
160 Xavier Henry Lakers (Brian)

Pack 16:
221 Avery Bradley Celtics (Mike)
Highlights 3 Dirk Nowitzki Mavericks (Brian)
289 Jarnell Stokes RC Grizzlies
285 Kyle Anderson RC Spurs (Brian)
Dreams 8 Doug McDermott RC Bulls (Mike)
43 Joe Johnson Nets Green Parallel (Billy)
40 Steve Novak Jazz
32 Tyson Chandler Mavericks (Brian)
25 Taj Gibson Bulls (Mike)
127 Deandre Jordan Clippers (Mike)
121 Shaun Livingston Warriors (Billy)
180 Corey Brewer Timberwolves (Mike)

Pack 17:
216 Ben McLemore Kings
End 2 End 3 Blake Griffin Clippers (Mike)
281 Shabazz Napier RC Heat (Chad)
Fast Lane 14 Isiah Thomas Pistons
Matchups 7 Russell Westbrook Thunder Tony Parker Spurs (Billy/Brian)
125 Danny Granger Heat Gold Parallel (Chad)
19 Andre Iguodala Warriors (Billy)
14 Victor Oladipo Magic
10 Jonas Valanciunas Raptors (Mike)
194 Luis Scola Pacers
167 Udonis Haslem Heat (Chad)
159 Jameer Nelson Mavericks (Brian)

Pack 18:
211 Rajon Rondo Celtics (Mike)
Artist Proof 140 Xavier Henry Lakers #d 28/99 (Brian)
277 Gary Harris RC Nuggets
273 T.J. Warren RC Suns
Picture Perfect 15 Lamarcus Aldridge Trail Blazers (Brian)
64 Tony Wroten 76ers Red Back
65 Kyrie Irving Cavaliers (Chad)
57 J.J. Hickson Nuggets
48 Tiago Splitter Spurs (Brian)
150 John Henson Bucks
141 Kirk Hinrich Bulls (Mike)
133 Devin Harris Mavericks (Brian)

Pack 19:
237 Lavoy Allen Pacers
Hot Signatures 81 Tyler Ennis RC Suns Autograph on-sticker blue sharpie (Unclaimed)
261 Andrew Wiggins RC Timberwolves (Mike)
170 Ricky Rubio Timberwolves Silver Parallel #d 140/399 (Mike)
Shining Stars 18 James Harden Rockets
86 Dorell Wright Trail Blazers Green Parallel (Brian)
43 Joe Johnson Nets (Billy)
35 Joakim Noah Bulls (Mike)
28 Derrick Williams Kings
192 Dirk Nowitzki Mavericks (Brian)
188 Chris Andersen Heat (Chad)
193 C.J. Watson Pacers

All right we got our last hit of the box. The 2nd Auto a Rookie and Unclaimed going to the Random pile.

Pack 20:
233 Ramon Sessions Bucks
Road to the Finals 19 Nene Wizards #d 1563/2014 (Kirk)
287 Joe Harris RC Cavaliers (Chad)
290 Johnny O’Bryant RC Bucks Gold Parallel
Picture Perfect 24 Kyrie Irving Cavaliers (Chad)
157 Mario Chalmers Heat Gold Parallel (Chad)
88 Manu Ginobili Spurs (Brian)
83 Kemba Walker Hornets
77 Josh Smith Pistons
179 Norris Cole Heat (Chad)
172 Draymond Green Warriors (Billy)
164 Paul George Pacers

Pack 21:
228 Patty Mills Spurs (Brian)
223 Josh McRoberts Heat (Chad)
283 C.J. Wilcox RC Clippers (Mike)
279 Jordan Davis RC Grizzlies
Moments of Greatness 15 Kevin Love Timberwolves (Mike)
94 Jason Richardson 76ers Red Back
70 Derrick Favors Jazz
62 Giannis Antetokounmpo Bucks
53 Andrei Kirilenko Nets (Billy)
155 Jodie Meeks Pistons
196 Steve Nash Lakers (Brian)
198 Ersan Ilyasova Bucks

Pack 22:
218 Danny Green Spurs (Brian)
213 Cody Zeller Hornets
275 James Young RC Celtics (Mike)
271 Doug McDermott RC Bulls (Mike)
Class 1998 Action 13 Vince Carter Raptors (Mike)
81 Brandon Bass Celtics Green Parallel (Mike)
44 Andrew Nicholson Magic
36 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers (Brian)
91 Kelly Olynyk Celtics (Mike)
192 Omri Casspi Kings
189 James Anderson 76ers
184 Omer Asik Pelicans (Chad)

Pack 23:
209 Eric Gordon Pelicans (Chad)
291 Cory Jefferson RC Nets Green Parallel (Billy)
267 Julius Randle RC Lakers (Mike)
Fast Lane 16 Ricky Rubio Timberwolves (Mike)
High Honors 20 Tim Duncan Spurs (Brian)
165 Chris Kaman Trail Blazers Gold Parallel (Brian)
87 Brandon Jennings Pistons
82 Nick Collison Thunder (Billy)
76 Wesley Matthews Trail Blazers (Brian)
178 Henry Sims 76ers
171 Spencer Hawes Clippers (Mike)
163 Chandler Parsons Mavericks (Brian)

Pack 24:
206 Thomas Robinson Trail Blazers (Brian)
241 Joel Anthony Celtics (Mike)
264 Aaron Gordon RC Magic
262 Jabari Parker RC Bucks
Picture Perfect 21 Chris Bosh Heat (Chad)
90 Alec Burks Jazz Red Back
69 Kevin Martin Timberwolves (Mike)
61 Pero Antic Hawks
52 Andrea Bargnani Knicks (Billy)
154 George Hill Pacers
145 Pau Gasol Bulls (Mike)
195 Mike Miller Cavaliers (Chad)

That is that box, the Recap post is coming soon and loaded with scans as are all the rest of the boxes from now on.

Blog Group Box Break: Box 5 Part 1

Blog Group Box Break:
Basketball Box 5 - Part 1
(Packs 1-12)
2014-15 Panini NBA Hoops Basketball Hobby Box:
24 Packs - 12 cards per pack
2 Autographs and 1 Memorabilia Card

Pack 1:
207 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Pistons
204 Eric Bledsoe Suns
269 Noah Vonleh RC Charlotte Hornets
281 Shabazz Napier RC Heat Silver Parallel #d 385/399 (Chad)
Moments of Greatness 11 LaMarcus Aldridge Trail Blazers (Brian)
52 Andrea Bargnani Knicks Green Parallel (Billy)
39 Klay Thompson Warriors (Billy)
31 Paul Millsap Hawks
24 Arron Afflalo Nuggets
126 Chris Bosh Heat (Chad)
120 O.J. Mayo Bucks
115 Evan Turner Celtics (Mike)

Pack 2:
232 Kendrick Perkins Thunder (Billy)
Road to the Finals 33 Mike Conley Grizzlies #d 0907/2014
300 Thanasis Antetokounmpo RC Knicks (Billy)
279 Jordan Adams RC Grizzlies Red Back
Lights Camera Action 45 Kevin Durant Thunder (Billy)
110 Brandon Knight Bucks Gold Parallel
86 Dorell Wright Trail Blazers (Brian)
81 Brandon Bass Celtics (Mike)
75 Tristan Thompson Cavaliers (Chad)
177 Shawne Williams Heat (Chad)
170 Ricky Rubio Timberwolves (Mike)
162 Trevor Ariza Rockets

Pack 3:
227 Kyle Singler Pistons
Courtside 8 Blake Griffin Clippers (Mike)
297 Bruno Caboclo RC Raptors (Mike)
294 Glenn Robinson III RC Timberwolves (Mike)
Matchups 9 Carmelo Anthony Knicks Dwyane Wade Heat (Billy/Chad)
85 Anthony Bennett Cavaliers Red Back (Chad)
68 Tony Parker Spurs (Brian)
60 Trey Burke Jazz
51 Louis Williams Raptors (Mike)
153 Steve Blake Trail Blazers (Brian)
144 David West Pacers
136 Matt Barnes Clippers (Mike)

Pack 4:
222 Steven Adams Thunder (Billy)
Hot Signatures 59 Ben McLemore Kings Autograph on-sticker blue sharpie (Unclaimed)
290 Johnny O’Bryant RC Bucks
286 K.J. McDaniels 76ers
Picture Perfect 18 Joakim Noah Bulls (Mike)
28 Derrick Williams Kings Green Parallel
42 J.R. Smith Knicks (Billy)
34 Maurice Harkless Magic
27 Ty Lawson Nuggets
191 Jeremy Lin Lakers (Brian)
187 Nick Young Lakers (Brain)
182 James Harden Rockets

We got our first Hit of the pack and it is Unclaimed. It will be randomized at the end along with any other unclaimed Hits, Inserts and Rookies.

Pack 5:
208 Boris Diaw Spurs (Brian)
205 Tyler Zeller Celtics (Mike)
278 Mitch McGary RC Thunder (Billy)
274 Adreian Payne RC Hawks
Lights Camera Action 38 Chris Bosh Heat (Chad)
79 J.J. Barea Timberwolves Red Back (Mike)
67 Timofey Mozgov Nuggets
59 Kobe Bryant Lakers (Brian)
50 Enes Kanter Jazz
152 Marcin Gortat Wizards (Kirk)
143 Jordan Crawford Warriors (Billy)
135 Jordan Hill Lakers (Brian)

Pack 6:
202 Serge Ibaka Thunder (Billy)
Road to the Finals 49 Dwight Howard Rockets #d 0763/2014 (Unclaimed)
266 Marcus Smart RC Celtics (Mike)
275 James Young RC Celtics Red Back (Mike)
Lights Camera Action 44 Kemba Walker Charlotte Hornets (Unclaimed)
132 Richard Jefferson Mavericks Gold Parallel (Brian)
18 Carl Landry Kings
13 Marc Gasol Grizzlies
9 Stephen Curry Warriors (Billy)
173 Patrick Beverley Rockets
166 Jared Dudley Bucks
158 Courtney Lee Grizzlies

Pack 7:
201 Jeff Green Celtics (Mike)
287 Joe Harris RC Cavaliers Green Parallel (Chad)
295 Nick Johnson RC Rockets
292 Spencer Dinwiddie RC Pistons
High Honors 17 Dikembe Mutombo 76ers
55 D.J. Augustin Pistons Red Back
6 Markieff Morris Suns
56 Nicolas Batum Trail Blazers (Mike)
47 Wilson Chandler Nuggets
149 Thabo Sefolosha Hawks
140 Khris Middleton Bucks
132 Richard Jefferson Mavericks (Brian)

Pack 8:
231 Gerald Wallace Celtics (Mike)
226 Rudy Gay Kings
296 Markel Brown RC Nets (Billy)
293 Jerami Grant RC 76ers
Shining Stars 16 Damian Lillard Trail Blazers (Brian)
72 Iman Shumpert Knicks Red Back (Billy)
66 C.J. McCollum Trail Blazers (Brian)
58 Tim Duncan Spurs (Brian)
49 Harrison Barnes Warriors (Billy)
151 Luol Deng Heat (Chad)
142 Marvin Williams Hornets
134 Roy Hibbert Pacers

Pack 9:
262 Tobias Harris Magic
286 Isaiah Thomas Suns
288 Cleanthony Early RC Knicks (Billy)
284 Jusuf Nurkic RC Nuggets
Picture Perfect 12 Rajon Rondo Celtics (Mike)
61 Pero Antic Hawks Green Parallel
38 Ray McCallum Kings
30 Chuck Hayes Raptors (Mike)
23 Mason Plumlee Nets (Billy)
125 Danny Granger Heat (Chad)
119 Carmelo Anthony Knicks (Billy)
114 Mo Williams Timberwolves (Mike)

Pack 10:
254 Channing Frye Magic
Blast From The Past 11 Marcus Thornton Hornets GU Material 3 color Gold, Dark Blue, Light Blue #d 18/25 (Chad)
280 Rodney Hood RC Jazz
Trading Places 19 Rudy Gay Kings Greivis Vasquez Raptors (Unclaimed/Mike)
Shining Stars 14 Kevin Love Cavaliers (Chad)
140 Khris Middleton Bucks Gold Parallel
17 Kenneth Faried Nuggets
12 Tim Hardaway Jr. Knicks (Billy)
8 Demarcus Cousins Kings
110 Brandon Knight Bucks
168 Chris Kaman Trail Blazers (Brian)
157 Mario Chalmers Heat (Chad)

Chad gets our 2nd Hit from this box and we are still just in the first half. 1 Hit to go the last Auto hopefully it will wait a little while longer we need an exciting 2nd Half.

Pack 11:
217 Greg Monroe Pistons
212 Kevin Durant Thunder (Billy)
282 P.J.Hairston RC Hornets
Trading Places 20 Brandon Jennings Pistons Brandon Knight Bucks (Unclaimed/Unclaimed)
Moments of Greatness 13 Rajon Rondo Celtics (Mike)
114 Mo Williams Timberwolves Gold Parallel (Mike)
21 Jeff Teague Hawks
80 Gordon Hayward Jazz
74 Michael Carter-Williams 76ers
174 Darren Collison Kings
169 Kyle O’Quinn Magic
161 Anderson Varejao Cavaliers (Chad)

Pack 12:
259 Anthony Davis Pelicans (Chad)
251 Brook Lopez Nets (Billy)
276 Tyler Ennis RC Suns
272 Zach Lavine RC Timberwolves (Mike)
Class 2003 Action 10 Carmelo Anthony Nuggets
98 Marco Belinelli Spurs Red Back (Brian)
5 Jimmy Butler Bulls (Mike)
2 Austin Rivers Pelicans (Chad)
46 LaMarcus Aldridge Trial Blazers (Mike)
148 Zach Randolph Grizzlies
139 Caron Butler Pistons
131 Raymond Felton Mavericks (Brian)

Part 2 is coming soon.