DescriptionBasketball allows you to play a game of one-on-one against either the computer or another player. The court is viewed from the side with a basket at each end of the screen. Using the joystick you can move your player around the court, dribble/shoot the ball, and attempt to block your opponent. The game is played in two 4 minute halves, and the player who scores the most points wins. There are two different skill levels available which can be set individually for each player.
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- "Atari Basketball" -- In-game title
|Very simple one-on-one, but quite entertaining.||RobinHud (64)|
|One of the first Basketball games. Is it good?||Mejs (38)|
|Woodgrain Wonderland||Oct 02, 2016||B-||67|
|The Video Game Critic||Aug 03, 2006||C||50|
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References to the gameThis game makes a short appearance in the movie Airplane.
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- Video review of Atari 2600 sports games (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews sports games on the Atari 2600, including Basketball.)