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NBA Live 2002

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
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2.7
PlayStation 2
73
3.0
Xbox
68
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Description

The NBA Live series' second attempt on the PS2 brings the following updates:

Yes he has been in it since Live 2000, but this is first game to have Jordan with his new team, the Washington Wizards.

Cut scenes evolve the focus on player vs player interaction during stops in play and arguments between player and referee.

An improved interface allowing you to get into the games quicker, and an improved control system for better defensive and offensive moves.

New player moves, plays and celebration animations.

The Franchise Mode lets you control your team for 10 years, trading players and keeping an eye on rookies.

Legendary players list so you can see who really is the greatest.

Screenshots

NBA Live 2002 PlayStation After the EA logo and a screen showing all the team logos the game's title screen is displayed. This is followed by an animated sequence.
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation Not being a fan of the game I didn't know that keeping possession was a bad thing. That's two points away, bother!
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation A practice session trying a jump shot. 
After the shot the player must manually pick up the ball before trying again.
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation Starting a practice session. This is the player selection screen.

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The Press Says

GamersMark Xbox Feb 16, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Xbox Nov 19, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Oct 31, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Feb 28, 2002 73 out of 100 73
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Nov 26, 2001 6.9 out of 10 69
Gamekult Xbox Jan 17, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Xbox Dec 25, 2001 60 out of 100 60
TeamXbox Xbox Dec 01, 2001 5.3 out of 10 53
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 C 50

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Trivia

NBA Live 2002 has point guard Steve Francis on the cover. He currently (2002) plays for the Houston Rockets.

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