Panini America’s new 2020-21 Illusions Basketball dropped today exclusively in Panini-direct hobby shops across North America and promises to leave a flashy, fun footprint across the hoops-hobby landscape. On average, each hobby box (six cards per pack, 14 packs per box, 12 boxes per case) will deliver one autograph, 14 parallels, eight insert or insert parallels and five Acetate or Acetate parallels.
In the deep-dive Quality Control Gallery that follows, we offer a revealing look at the shiny spectacle that is Illusions Basketball. Hobby-exclusive autograph inserts include Rookie Retro Signatures, First Impressions Jersey Autographs and Superlative Signatures. Additional highlights include:
*Search for hobby-exclusive Gold (numbered to 10), Green (numbered to 15) and Purple 1/1 parallels.
*Find eight inserts or insert parallels in each box, including hobby-exclusive inserts Illuminated, Rookie Vision, Fantasy Matchups and Double Vision.
*Each hobby box contains five Acetate cards or Acetate parallels, including Shining Stars, Clear Shots, Living Legends, Mystique and Amazing.