1996-97 Topps Series 2 Basketball Box Break With Potential Kobe Rookies

1996-97 Topps Series 2 Basketball Box Break With Potential Kobe Rookies

We just listed a 1996-97 Topps Series 2 basketball Hobby box for you. There are 36 packs in this box, ready for you to hunt rookie cards from the famed class of '96 including Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Ray Allen, Steve Nash, and of course veteran legends like Michael Jordan.

The 1996 NBA draft class is one of the all-time greats. In the top 15 picks you have Hall of Famers Kobe Bryant, Allen Iverson, Ray Allen, and Steve Nash. How stacked was that draft? Ben Wallace is in the Hall of Fame and he DIDN'T get drafted! Products from that feature the '96 class are always hot and we're happy to announce we've listed a 1996-97 Topps Series 2 Hobby box break on the site!



There are 36 packs in this Series 2 Hobby box and each pack should have 11 cards. Series 2 card numbers are 112 - 221. The rookies you're probably itching to land are:

  • Kobe Bryan #138
  • Allen Iverson #171
  • Ray Allen #217
  • Steve Nash #182

Don't forget that in 1996, Michael Jordan was still leading the Chicago Bulls to championships. Series 2 has these legendary players:

  • Michael Jordan #139
  • Karl Malone (won the MVP) #178
  • Shaquille O'Neal (first year with the Lakers) #220
  • Reggie Miller #201
  • Kevin Garnett #131
  • + more stars and Hall of Famers

One of our favorite inserts ever released is possible in Series 2 - the Mystery Finest cards! These inserts will have a black film on the front of the card that you peel off to reveal a Topps Finest card. Would you peel it, though? We have no willpower; we peel all day. Another insert possible is the 50th Anniversary version of the base card. We'd love to pull you a 50th Anniversary Kobe rookie card! 

Check out David Robinson on the box, taking a shot as smooth as The Admiral did. Robinson was coming his 1995 NBA MVP season. That box screams 90's, doesn't it? The giant picture of the net behind that Topps logo. The block, yellow lettering. We can't wait to break this box and the packs for you. Let's travel back to 1996/1997 when Jerry Maguire had you yelling SHOW ME THE MONEY. Back when the radio played Biggie, 2 Pac, Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men. Maybe your little sister had you try to watch her Tamagotchi. Back to the days when Kobe and MJ shared the court.

For all info and to purchase a spot in this 96-97 Series 2 box  for $100 click here:





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