By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor On Sunday, we had a quick peek at some of the rarest cards in the Muhammad Ali trading card set Leaf Trading Cards is producing. Slowly, Leaf is letting a few pictures trickle out as its teases collectors with this set that should be released in February. This time [...]
By Andrew Tolentino | Assistant Editor For the second installment of Pulling with Everyday People, we managed to wrangle Marc Hall from Arlington, Texas. After taking an extended hiatus from collecting, the 31-year-old U.S. Navy ex and improviser is in the midst of returning to cardboard. Equipped with a camera and box of 2010 Topps [...]
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor He’s the baddest. The greatest there ever was. Now, he’s coming to a new a trading card product. Leaf Trading Cards has taken another step to add to Muhammad Ali’s legacy by bringing fans closer to the iconic boxer. Leaf is creating a set dedicated to Ali, which will [...]
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor It’s been a year since anyone has pulled a Kevin Durant autograph card from a new product. Fans of the Oklahoma City forward will only have to wait just a bit longer. Durant’s autographed cards will appear in Panini’s high-end 2010-11 Absolute Memorabilia Basketball, which is scheduled to release March [...]
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor When you think of George Gervin, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that sweet finger roll he made famous. The Iceman and the finger roll have been synonymous with each other since Gervin started playing basketball. McFarlane Toys has immortalized that pose – ABA style. Fans [...]
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor You have seen all the rookies this football season. Some of them have lived up the hype. Others you would like to forget about. Then, there were rookies who just did their job and stayed out of them media spotlight. No matter who that rookie was, there is a [...]
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Canadians can rejoice on National Hockey Card Day. Upper Deck will be featuring another promotion dedicated to some of Canada’s best hockey players. On Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, Upper Deck is giving away one free pack of cards just for visiting participating hobby shops in Canada. The 16-card set [...]
The Winter Classic is almost here and fans are geared up for the match up between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Day.
By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor | Commentary Christmas means presents, family and friends. In the sports world, it means a lot of basketball. The NBA featured five games of some of the best teams and greatest historical rivalries in this year‘s edition. The first game began with the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls, [...]
I was feeling a bit nostalgic today after looking at the 2010-11 Donruss Basketball card gallery.