Panini America, Irving, Texas, the exclusive trading card manufacturer of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has reached an exclusive multiyear trading card, autograph and memorabilia agreement with Washington Wizards guard John Wall.
Wall’s trading cards and autographed cards will be featured exclusively in Panini America’s officially licensed NBA and University of Kentucky trading-card products, and his autographed memorabilia will be available exclusively through Panini Authentic.
As part of the agreement, Wall will be featured on the company’s packaging and will be involved in Panini marketing and social-media initiatives throughout the length of the agreement.
“John Wall is one of the most exciting young players in the NBA and we’ve been fortunate to work with him in the past,” says Mark Warsop, Panini America CEO. “Having a player of John’s stature return to our team in such a meaningful way not only adds more excitement and potential to our product offerings, it also reinforces our long-term commitment to the NBA category.”
Wall joins a team of exclusive Panini NBA spokesmen that includes Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and Kyrie Irving.
For more information, visit paniniamerica.net. — J.L.