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DescriptionLakers vs. Celtics is a basketball game featuring real NBA teams. Gameplay is action-oriented with an emphasis on offense. Play an exhibition game or try to win the NBA title in the playoff tournament mode. A season mode is not available. You can substitute tired players but there aren't any other management options.
The DOS version has ten '88-'89 NBA teams, including the East and West All-Stars. You can play with some of the biggest names in NBA history including Kareem, Bird, Jordan and Ewing. Several star players have their own signature move.
The Genesis version, which was released one year later, has ten NBA teams from the '89-'90 season. It also adds more signature moves, different home- and away-jerseys, player portraits for the starting five, voice-samples for the referee and counts the number of personal fouls a players has committed.
Part of the Following Group
|Nominated in the Worst Conversion category||Roedie (5227)|
|An early licensed NBA game that is boring as hell||Mario Duenaz (32)|
The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Apr, 1991||88 out of 100||88|
|Power Play||Mar, 1991||73 out of 100||73|
|Sega-16.com||Jun 05, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Jul, 1991||8 out of 12||67|
|The Video Game Critic||Apr 19, 2005||D||25|
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TriviaIf you keep pressing the fire key (or the Enter key) after a defensive foul, one of your opponent's reserve players throws an object to the court while you are trying the first free shot.
PCGamer77 (3030) added Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs (Genesis) on Jun 07, 2002
Other platforms contributed by IJan (1919)
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