The 1996-97 Hoops set was issued in two series. The first series had a total of 200 cards, while the second series contained 150. Both series had 9-card packs that carried a suggested retail price of $1.29 each. Card fronts contain a full bleed action shot with the player's name written in gold foil diagonally across the bottom right. Card backs have a small photo of the player in the top left corner with complete college and pro statistics as well as biographical information. The cards are grouped alphabetically within team order. Some Rookie Cards that were included in the second series were Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Kobe Bryant, Marcus Camby, Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury and Antoine Walker. Also, a Grant Hill Z-Force Preview card was randomly inserted into series one packs at a rate of one in 360 packs. It previewed the inaugural edition of SkyBox Z-Force. A non-numbered two-card promo sheet was also issued which featured a regular issue Grant Hill card and a HIPnotized Jerry Stackhouse.