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As with all games in the NBA Live series you can draft, trade and edit players. Play a full season, exhibition or just the playoffs. 96 includes 29 teams including the expansion Toronto and Vancouver teams.


NBA Live 96 DOS If opponent scores, you have to start from here
NBA Live 96 DOS Players list screen
NBA Live 96 DOS Two teams stats displayed with stars
NBA Live 96 SNES He goes for two.

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Simply the Best NBA Live Game for the SNES SNES Thomas T (217)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 93 out of 100 93
All Game Guide SNES 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Electric Playground Genesis Jan 10, 1996 9 out of 10 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Genesis Jul 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
GameFan Magazine PlayStation May, 1996 89 out of 100 89
Mega Fun Genesis Dec, 1995 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot DOS May 01, 1996 8.6 out of 10 86
Mega Fun PlayStation Apr, 1996 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide Genesis 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Brazil) DOS May, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80


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Michael Jordan

Although Michael Jordan is not in the game by default, you can create a player with Jordan's stats by naming the player "Jordan". The stats will automatically be created once you enter "Jordan".


  • Computer Gaming World
    • June 1996 (Issue #143) – Sports Game of the Year

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