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NBA Live 97 (SNES)

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Description

NBA Live 97 is a basketball game with an emphasis on realism. You can choose from all of the NBA teams, create a team with players you create yourself, or choose a team formed by the All-Star players of the east or West coasts. When you create a player yourself you can customize the player to a high degree. There are over 60 offensive and 10 defensive set-ups. Match options include an exhibition match, a whole season or the playoffs.

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NBA Live 97 SNES Team statistics
NBA Live 97 SNES Scores after 1st quarter
NBA Live 97 SNES He shoots over the defenders!
NBA Live 97 SNES Passing to an open teammate

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Total! (Germany) Jan, 1997 2.75 out of 6 65

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Trivia

Cover

The cover features shooting guard Mitch Richmond, at the time playing for the Sacramento Kings.

Cut content

The "shot control" feature detailed on page 10 of the manual is not featured in the game. It was stated by Electronic Arts that this was removed from the final version but the reason remains unknown.

Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • May 1997 (Issue #154) – Sports Game of the Year
Information also contributed by Jeanne and Roedie.
J. Michael Bottorff (1794) added NBA Live 97 (SNES) on Sep 16, 2003
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