Leaf and Panini Agree to Unprecedented Deal Regarding Damian Lillard Autographs – Here is additional information as it pertains to yesterday’s announcement by Panini, regarding the acquisition of Damian Lillard autograph rights for their final four 2012-13 Basketball products. What follows is a press release issued by Leaf Trading Cards.
CARROLLTON, TX (Sept. 5, 2013) – Fact 1: Leaf Trading Cards has an exclusive, multi-year autograph deal with reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Damian Lillard. Fact 2: Lillard’s contract with Leaf remains intact. Fact 3: Lillard’s autographs, by way of a special agreement set forth by Leaf President Brian Gray, will now be available on trading cards in upcoming products issued by one or more of Leaf’s competitors.
“I just wanted to clear up any confusion as to why these autographs will start appearing in other manufacturers’ products shortly,” said Gray. “Basically, it’s because of a unique arrangement I spearheaded in order to make one of basketball’s brightest stars available to consumers on other companies’ cards.
“Leaf Trading Cards has been built on the notion of doing what’s best for the industry and for the consumers who make this industry great. I personally feel this move is best for the hobby by giving consumers a choice.”
Leaf Trading Cards remains the exclusive source of these sought-after authentic signatures from Lillard. Stay tuned for more groundbreaking industry maneuvers from the creative minds at Leaf.
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Leaf and Panini Agree to Unprecedented Deal Regarding Damian Lillard Autographs
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