The 2016-17 NBA regular season officially tips off two weeks from tomorrow. The 2016-17 NBA collecting season, however, officially tips off two days from right now. That’s when Panini America’s fabled NBA Hoops brand arrives to celebrate a new season packed with calling-card staples such as the year’s first Rookie Cards, colorful parallels, a bevy of inserts and some downright dastardly short SPs.