Best Rookie Class Ever? 1996-97 Ultra All-Rookie

The 1996-97 rookie class was completely loaded with talent, and rates among the best of all-time. Iverson, Marbury, Allen, Kobe, Nash, O’Neal, Abdur-Rahim, Stojakovic, Camby, Walker, the list goes on and on. You’ve got players who made big impacts on contending and championship teams, Derek Fisher, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Kerry Kittles, Shandon Anderson, Erick Dampier, Malik… Read More Best Rookie Class Ever? 1996-97 Ultra All-Rookie

It Must be a Spurs Thing: Dejounte Murray Rookies

I’m starting this post by stating that I’m a Pacers fan first. I started cheering for the Pacers in the mid-90s when Reggie Miller and team regularly went deep in the playoffs, battled the Knicks, MJ, etc… While Indiana’s been consistently good, not great, for quite some time, the Spurs obtained the ultimate prize five… Read More It Must be a Spurs Thing: Dejounte Murray Rookies

Starbury and Abstract Art Intersect: Interview with marbury3collector on Instagram

Interested in seeing art and basketball cards intertwined? @marbury3collector on Instagram collects Stephon Marbury and is working on series of abstract art pieces featuring cards from his impressive card collection. The combination of the Marbury cards and the color coordinated backgrounds is stunning. I reached out to marbury3collector to get some background and find out… Read More Starbury and Abstract Art Intersect: Interview with marbury3collector on Instagram

Parallels and Relics Galore: 2006-07 Bowman Elevation

The 2006-07 rookie class was in my opinion one of the weakest in the decade, hobby impact wise. LaMarcus Aldridge, Brandon Roy, Rudy Gay, Rajon Rondo, Kyle Lowry, Paul Millsap, those are the biggest names looking back. Not a bad group of players, but many of the top picks didn’t have all-star careers like you’d… Read More Parallels and Relics Galore: 2006-07 Bowman Elevation