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NBA Live 2002 (PlayStation)

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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.


NBA Live 2002 PlayStation While the practice session loads the game reminds the player of the controller setup. 
While waiting for a match to load the configuration for both attack and defence is shown
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation A shot is taken and blocked. The active player's name is displayed and they are indicated by a circle around their feet
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation An Exhibition match is about to start. The team's are selected and the gamer can tweak the players in the team
NBA Live 2002 PlayStation A shot from the animated sequence that comes between the game's title screen and the start of the game

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PSX Nation Nov 29, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Meristation Jan 01, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 04, 2001 12 out of 20 60


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

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Kartanym (10751) added NBA Live 2002 (PlayStation) on Oct 31, 2001
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