Hot in the Shop – Week of February 15th, 2016 – Hoops! – The NBA’s All-Star Weekend ended with a record setting performance. The West beat the East, 196-173. It was the most points ever scored in NBA All-Star Game history. It was also the most points ever scored by the winning team. The Oklahoma Thunder’s Russell Westbrook was named the game’s MVP with 31 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five steals.
Other highlights of the weekend included:
- Klay Thompson out shooting teammate Stephen Curry to win the 3-point competition
- Zach Levine out dueled Aaron Gordon in an epic Slam Dunk Contest
- Kobe Bryant received a monsterous standing ovation in his last All-Star game appearance
It seems only fitting then that this week’s new product releases are highlighted by a couple of NBA products from Panini. Here is a look at what will be Hot in the Shop, for the week of, February 15th, 2016.
2015-16 Donruss Basketball (2/19/2016) – 2015-16 Donruss Basketball delivers (3) Autographed or Memorabilia Cards and (9) Serial Numbered Cards in Every Box! Featuring a 250-Card Base Set consisting of (200) Veterans & (50) Rookies with the Rated Rookie logo.
2015-16 Panini NBA Gold Standard Basketball (2/17/2016) – 2015-16 Panini Gold Standard Basketball delivers (1) Rookie Jersey Autographed Card, (2) Additional Autographed or Memorabilia Cards, (3) Base Cards and (1) Parallel in Every Box! NEW! this year, ALL Memorabilia Cards are now PRIME!
2015-16 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey (2/18/2016) – 2015-16 Upper Deck Series 2 Hockey will deliver (6) Young Guns, (1) UD Game Jersey or Rookie Materials Card, (4) UD Canvas, (4) UD Portraits, (5) O-Pee-Chee Updates plus (2) O-Pee-Chee Retro Updates and (1) O-Pee-Chee Rainbow Foil Parallel in Every Box! Look for UD Game Patch Parallels #’d to 15 and Rookie Materials Patches #’d to 25!
2015 Leaf Ultimate Hockey (2/17/2016) – 2015 Leaf Ultimate Hockey delivers a combination of (6) Autographed, Memorabilia or Autographed Memorabilia Cards in Every Box! – EVERY Card comes sealed in a Magnetic One-Touch Holder.
Leaf’s Director of Product Development, Gregg Kohn, was quoted as saying: “Ultimate Hockey, will quite possibly the strongest release of 2015. It is a Superlative quality product at a wholesale price $100 less.”
Entertainment Trading Cards
Fringe Season 5 Premium Collection (2/17/2016) – Fringe Season 5 Trading Cards Premium Collection delivers (7) GUARANTEED Hits in Every Box – featuring (1) Metal Glyph Card,(2) Autograph Cards and (4) Wardrobe Cards.
2016 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania (2/19/2016) – 2016 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania delivers (2) “HITS” from the following in Every Box – Autographs, Dual Autographs, Triple Threat Autographed Dual Relics, NXT Divas Kiss Cards, Autographed NXT Divas Kiss Cards, WWE Hall of Fame Ring Cards, Shirt Relics, Battleground 2015 Mat Relics, Battleground 2015 Turnbuckle Relics. PLUS Every Box includes (40) Inserts and (13) Parallel Cards. For the first time, this product is scheduled for release before next year’s WrestleMania event!
Dexter Seasons 7 & 8 Set Box (2/19/2016) – Dexter Seasons 7 & 8 Trading Cards delivers (1) Complete Base Set of (72) Cards, (1) Parallel Card, (6) Chase Cards, a combination of (6) Autographs, Costume, Autographed Costume Cards in Every Box!
2016 onyx Preferred Players Collection (2/16/2016) – 2016 Onyx Preferred Players Collection delivers (1) Autographed MLB Baseball in Every Box! Players signing for this release include: MLB superstar MVPs – Josh Donaldson & Bryce Harper,Rookies of the Year – Carlos Correa & Kris Bryant, World Series MVP Salvador Perez, All-Stars Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout, Paul Goldschmidt, Miguel Cabrera to name a few. Also find top prospects Lucas Giolito, Alex Reyes, Victor Robles & MANY more!
2016 Tristar Signature Series – Special Delivery (2/18/2016) – 2016 Tristar Signature Series – Special Delivery is a product designed specifically for CASE BREAKERS. Each Case delivers (10) Autographed Memorabilia Items including redemptions for Full-Size Memorabilia! LIMITED PRODUCTION RUN of ONLY 50 CASES! ALLOCATED PRODUCT.
Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 Championship Helmets from Riddell (2/19/2016) – Available in Full Size as Speed Authentic, Speed Replica and VSR4 Authentic. Speed Mini also available. Helmets feature winning team’s shell and facemask, with official Super Bowl 50 Logo on the left side and the team’s standard decal on the right side. Full Size Helmets (Speed, VSR4 and Speed Replica) will feature the Final Game Score beneath the Super Bowl Logo.
Gaming Gallery (Featured Product)
Cardfight Vanguard G: Technical Booster “The RECKLESS RAMPAGE” (2/19/2016) – The RECKLESS RAMPAGE has the same specifications as the Clan Booster, so the Technical Booster narrows the focus to provide more support for specific clans!! The focus is on not one, but THREE clans – Tachikaze, Spike Brothers and Nubatama! Find (1) PR card (number of types to be confirmed) is included in every box!
Mezco Toys Child’s Play “Good Guys” Chucky (2/17/2016) – Who wants to play? Chucky does, but you may not like his game. The award-winning designer team at Mezco have created an all-new sculpture that not only captures the look of Chucky, but the very essence of his menace. Every detail has been captured; from his classic coveralls to the unique imprint of the soles on his sneakers. From his glistening, insane eyes, and his sneering lips, to his shocking red hair, this is Chucky at his most iconic. He’s not fully human, but he is fully insane! The star of five CHILD’S PLAY films, Chucky features 7 points of articulation. He also comes with a knife that he is sure to use for no good. Each Chucky comes packaged in his own collector friendly window box, so he can watch you and plan his attack.