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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 You can view players information
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Side view
NBA Live 96 SNES A 2-pointer
NBA Live 96 SNES Main menu

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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
Privat Computer PC DOS 1996 90 out of 100 90
Electric Playground Genesis Jan 10, 1996 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide SNES 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameFan Magazine PlayStation May, 1996 89 out of 100 89
Mega Fun Genesis Dec, 1995 88 out of 100 88
Video Games SNES Sep, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Game Players PlayStation Jun, 1996 84 out of 100 84
Video Games & Computer Entertainment SNES Nov, 1995 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) PlayStation Jun, 1996 3.5 out of 5 70


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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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