Pickups of the Week: Absolute, Gold Standard, and Classics

Again, saw some nice Pacer autographs on ebay that I was able to purchase for reasonable prices.  The Granger is from 09-10 Absolute serial numbered to 49,  the Collison from 10-11 Gold Standard serial numbered to 299, and the George is from 10-11 Classics numbered out of 499.  Excited to add these three to my… Read More Pickups of the Week: Absolute, Gold Standard, and Classics

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

Friday Frivolity: 1991-92 Upper Deck Sam Perkins #144

Sam Perkins is one of my all-time favorite players, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a humorous card featuring the ‘Big Smooth’. Nothing exceptional about the front of the card.  On the card back, though, Smooth and James Worthy show off shorts they probably wore in their childhood. For a second I thought James… Read More Friday Frivolity: 1991-92 Upper Deck Sam Perkins #144

Friday Frivolity: 1991-92 Upper Deck Eric Leckner #204

This card doesn’t need too much explanation, the visual is enough.  Based on the 1990-91 Supersonics roster, the player on the left is none other than Olden Polynice, aka Officer Polynice.  I wonder if these two are on speaking terms these days. It’s worth noting that Leckner’s season averages in points and rebounds were never… Read More Friday Frivolity: 1991-92 Upper Deck Eric Leckner #204