Insert Set Flashback: 1997-98 Fleer Key Ingredients

The Set: 1997-98 Fleer Key Ingredients Set Odds: 1 in 2 series one retail packs Key Cards: Shaquille O’Neal $1.50 Scottie Pippen $1.00 Why I Like It: I actually didn’t know this set existed until recently, but its metallic looking finish jumped out at me.  These players are the ‘Keys’ to their teams, and each… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 1997-98 Fleer Key Ingredients

Insert Set Flashback: 1999-00 Stadium Club Chrome True Colors

The Set: 1999-00 Stadium Club Chrome True Colors Set Odds: 1 in 8 packs Key Cards: Shaquille O’Neal $2.50 Allen Iverson $2.00 Why I Like It: The True Colors insert set is meant to highlight some of the game’s clutch performers.   It’s tough to find a more attractive insert set these days.  I am… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 1999-00 Stadium Club Chrome True Colors

Insert Set Flashback: 2000-01 Fleer Mystique Player of the Week

The Set: 2000-01 Fleer Mystique Player of the Week Set Odds: 1 in 5 packs Key Cards: Kobe Bryant $5.00 Shaquille O’Neal $2.50 Why I Like It: There was a gap between 1997 and 2000 where I stopped collecting.  Fleer Mystique was one of the sets that brought me back.  The cards were shiny, beatifully… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 2000-01 Fleer Mystique Player of the Week

Insert Set Flashback: 1993-94 Fleer NBA Superstars

The Set: 1993-94 Fleer NBA Superstars Set Odds: Randomly Inserted Key Cards: Michael Jordan $10.00 Shaquille O’Neal $4.00 Why I Like It: This 20 card set highlights the best players in the league at the time.  The sleek design features game shots on the right side with an overlayed image of the player.  In my… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 1993-94 Fleer NBA Superstars

Insert Set Flashback: 1995-96 Fleer Flair Hardwood Leaders

The Set: 1995-96 Fleer Flair Hardwood Leaders Set Odds: 1:1 Series One packs Key Cards: Michael Jordan $8.00 Shaquille O’Neal $3.00 Why I Like It: This was the first insert set I tried to put together. Despite these being inserted one per series 1 pack, opening that many packs to complete a 27 card insert set… Read More Insert Set Flashback: 1995-96 Fleer Flair Hardwood Leaders