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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 PlayStation Game start
NBA Live 96 DOS Main menu
NBA Live 96 SNES Even more options here
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Grizzlies court

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) SNES Nov, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Coming Soon Magazine PlayStation Jun 14, 1996 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1995 4.5 out of 5 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Genesis Jul 03, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Genesis Dec, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Jun, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
PC Player (Germany) DOS Mar, 1996 87 out of 100 87
Mega Fun PlayStation Apr, 1996 85 out of 100 85
High Score DOS May, 1996 4 out of 5 80
Total! (Germany) SNES Feb, 1996 2.75 out of 6 65


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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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