And into the pack stash I dive. I finally cleared out the scan folder of older packs, but I still have quite the grouping of packs to post. Today, we visit the NBA from 4 years ago.
Just like their card backs are super boring, it seems all the releases of Contenders have boring packs as well. No cover boy/girl. Just stripes and a little bit of info about the product. Small 5 card pack.
Ya know - the design is not that bad. Context is gone, but the look is clean. THis could easily be a higher end release with the look of it. Foil only on the Contenders logo at the bottom. Otherwise, everything is easy to see and view. I like the faded silhouette last name.
If any negative, it's the fact that the smoke background is identical. Just recolored. Would be nice to see a few different patterns.
Insert set. I haven't followed basketball in many, many years, so not sure if this is a great pull or not. The design though.....meh.
I really have no idea if this pack is any good. Who are these people?
LINSANITY!!!! I know this dude. Jeremy is not into taking this photo. Seems like he's thinking "I can't believe I get the chest pass card in the set."
One other thing about the Lin card - with all that red, it really looks as if the back card backgrounds are not pure white but slightly....ever so slightly....toned a bit. Then again, that could be my scanner.