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NBA Live 96 (PlayStation)

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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 Orlando Magic vs. Chicago Bulls
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Another shot
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Raptors court
NBA Live 96 PlayStation Replay

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The Press Says

Coming Soon Magazine Jun 14, 1996 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameFan Magazine May, 1996 89 out of 100 89
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1996 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Players Jun, 1996 84 out of 100 84
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Mar, 1996 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Playstation Jul, 1996 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Jun, 1996 3.5 out of 5 70
IGN Nov 25, 1996 7 out of 10 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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Kabushi (131393) added NBA Live 96 (PlayStation) on Mar 19, 2004
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