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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 Instant Replay mode
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Lakers court
NBA Live 96 SNES Copyright notice
NBA Live 96 DOS Comapring two players

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Simply the Best NBA Live Game for the SNES SNES Thomas T (232)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 93 out of 100 93
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Genesis Jul 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide SNES 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mega Fun SNES Oct, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Mega Fun PlayStation Apr, 1996 85 out of 100 85
Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 84 out of 100 84
High Score DOS May, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment PlayStation Mar, 1996 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jul, 1996 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Genesis Jun 17, 2006 B- 67


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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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