Future Watch: Malcolm Brogdon, Rookie Basketball Cards, Bucks – The 6′-5″, 215 pound shooting guard out of the University of Virginia has already made a big impact for the Milwaukee Bucks. He was selected in the second round with the 36th overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
A gifted defender, he was twice named ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2015, 2016). The Consensus First-team All-American also racked up NABC Defensive Player of the Year and ACC Player of the Year honors in 2016.
One Draft Profile includes, “He is a wing with good athleticism, and makes life miserable on opposing guards with his hard-nosed defense out on the wing. Brogdon’s length and lateral quickness make it difficult for opposing offensive players to not only drive past him, but shoot over him. He is as close to a lockdown defender on the perimeter as you can find.”
He is getting quality playing time and is near the top of all rookies averaging 20.2 minutes per game. They are proving to be productive minutes as well. He is shooting 37.3 from the field, 27.3 from 3-point range and 88.2 from the stripe. Per game averages include: 6.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists.
Future Watch: Malcolm Brogdon, Rookie Basketball Cards, Bucks – The Cards
The NBA trading card season officially kicked-off October 12th, 2016 with the release of 2016-17 Hoops NBA Basketball from Panini America. The exclusive trading card manufacturer of the NBA, Panini America, also has a slate of collegiate products scheduled that will feature NBA rookies including Brogdon.
The first of these NCAA themed basketball sets was the release of 2016-17 Contenders Draft Picks Basketball. This will be the first mainstream release to include autographs of Malcolm Brogdon.
Brogdon is also featured in the 2016-17 Panini NBA Sticker Collection.
The remainder of the initial Panini America NBA trading card release schedule is currently as follows:
- 2016-17 Prizm Basketball
- 2016-17 Donruss Basketball – Friday, November 25, 2016
- 2016-17 Court Kings Basketball – Friday, December 02, 2016
- 2016-17 Totally Certified Basketball – Wednesday, December 14, 2016
- 2016-17 Absolute Basketball – Wednesday, December 21, 2016
- 2016-17 Gold Standard Basketball – Wednesday, December 28, 2016
- 2016-17 Limited Basketball – Wednesday, January 18, 2017
- 2016-17 Revolution Basketball – Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Future Watch: Malcolm Brogdon, Rookie Basketball Cards, Bucks – Image Gallery
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