With the NBA Playoffs heating up and teams fighting for the Finals, we decided to put some all-time great scorers in packs. High Scorers players are now available in MyTEAM! This set includes players that can put the ball in the basket at a legendary rate--Highly anticipated cards like Allen Iverson, Dirk Nowitzki, Ray Allen, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are all available!
Allen will be a threat from outside, stretching defenses with his great shooting stroke and 99 Open and Contested Shot Three ratings to go with great shooting badges, including Deep-Range Deadeye. It simply doesn’t get any better than that! Iverson had great scoring moments throughout his career, including the 2001 Finals, when he scored 48 points to hand the Lakers a defeat. His 98 Draw Foul goes well with 94 Open and Contested Shot Mid-Range, 98 Steal, and 98 Speed. Iverson will be a terror at both ends of the court.
Dirk Nowitzki is a favorite of many MyTEAM players, and for good reason. This incredible card has 99 Post Fadeaway and all 90 or above ratings in shooting, making him the perfect stretch big to run Pick and Pop with. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s championship turn with the Bucks is replicated in his 98 Overall card. If Jabbar gets near the basket, he will dominate opposing defenses, and has 98 Offensive Rebound, Defensive Rebound, and Block ratings to boot.
In addition, a few players from the NBA’s earlier players can make nice additions to your team---Kiki Vandeweghe, Bob Pettit, and Bob McAdoo are all Amethyst players that can make a huge difference. Vandeweghe’s lights-out shooting and combination of size (6-8) and speed should help catch defenses by surprise, while McAdoo is an all-around player with nice quickness and mid-range game. He’s a “light” version of our earlier Diamond Wes Unseld card the community enjoyed. Pettit has a Pink Diamond version from completing all the Weekly Challenges, but if you missed your chance on that, Amethyst Bob Pettit can still get the job done, with a 92 Open Shot Three and Pick and Popper badge enabling him to both bruise inside and make defenses who don’t cover the outside shot pay.
Finally, if you can collect each High Scorers player, you will unlock a great reward—Diamond Karl Malone! Malone is one of the greatest scorers in NBA history, and his Dream Team card should do well no matter what type of game you play. It will also bring you one step closer to the ultimate prize---Pink Diamond Charles Barkley!
That’s all for now, but we’ll be back soon with more information. Just remember—the Playoffs are where the biggest stars shine the brightest…
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