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NBA Ballers: Phenom (Xbox)

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NBA Ballers: Phenom Credits

Production

Executive ProducerGeorge Gomez
Development DirectorShekhar V Dhupelia
ProducersTracy Johnson, Mark Smith
Creative DirectorMark Turmell
Lead ProgrammerErik Juhl
Art DirectorRicardo Boronat
Audio LeadVincent Pontarelli
Interface LeadErnie Perez
Animation LeadSteve Bowler
Cinematics LeadsAndrew Currie, Martin Stoltz
Additional Production AssistanceJohn Cruz

Programming

Lead Platform ProgrammersBrian V. McGroarty, Graham West
Senior ProgrammerDavid Horachek
Gameplay ProgrammersVinh Chu, Jeff Campen, Jamie Rivett
Audio & Game Flow ProgrammerJim Koepke
Cinematic ProgrammerKristofel Munson
Create‑A‑Baller ProgrammerDavid Jones
Feature ProgrammersLuis Correa, Noah Ruffell, Cameron Silver, Josh Williams
Additional ProgrammersDrew Dormann, James Freeman-Hargis, Dave Lang, Adisak Pochanayon
Advanced Technology GroupMark Inglis, Edward Keenan, Shawn Liptak, Nathan Mefford, Michael O'Connor, Alan Perez-Rathke, Josh Williams

Lead Technical Artist

Lead Technical ArtistMichael Hovland

Environment Art

Environment LeadEverardo Acosta
Environment ArtistsBryan Bode, Ross Cangelosi, Lawrence Mast, Thanh Pham, Brian Schultz, James Matthew Taylor, Jeff Troutman

Character Art

Character LeadsGary Oliverio, Jeff Troutman
Character ArtistsIvan Mijatov, Dina Tabora, Jason Zielinski
Additional Character ArtChuck Jones

Lead Special Effects Artist

Lead Special Effects ArtistMatthew Gilmore

Designers

DesignersDan Laduca, Mike Lee, Nick Nicastro, John Vignocchi

Motion Capture / Animation

Motion Studio ManagerJames Gentile
Motion Capture SpecialistFredy Palma
AnimatorsRandy Stratton, Michael Peterson
Facial AnimatorsJosh Burton, Scott Englert
Additional AnimatorsDarrel Christian, Kirk DeGrasse
Motion TalentJohanna Añonuevo, Reggie Banks, Steve Bowler, Jenna Mitchell DeLuca, Elias Figueroa, Nick Gonzales, Jorge Santos, Philip Champion, Rachel Jones, Fredy Palma, Luis Da Silva Jr., John Vignocchi

User Interface

User Interface ManagerWilliam Fox
User Interface ArtistsChad Bailey, John Burnett, Robert Klapka, Michelle Lin, Jeremy Rawls
3D User Interface ArtistsWes Burke, Robert Klapka, Kevin Hurley
Additional User Interface ArtistsNathan Bailey, Wes Burke, Stewart Fritz, Kevin Hurley, Martin Ryan, Max Mollhagan-Jaksa, Colin Post, Brian Rouleau, Matthew Secrist, Brian Wing

Cinematics

Cinematics ManagerJon McClenehan
Cinematics ArtistsSpiro Anagnostakos, Doug Smith, Charles Ernst, Greg Mitchell, Todd Keller, Shannah O'Meara, Ty Primosch, Joshua Slingerland
Additional Cinematics ArtistsCharles Ernst, Todd Keller, Greg Mitchell, Ty Primosch, Doug Smith

Audio

Audio DirectorDan Forden
Additional Audio SupportChase Ashbaker, Jim Bonney, Brian Chard, Alex Nied

Story

Lead WriterTony Peterson
Additional WritersShekhar V Dhupelia, George Gomez, Vincent Pontarelli, Mark Turmell, John Vignocchi

Cover Athlete

Cover AthleteChauncey Billups

Appearing as Themselves

Appearing as ThemselvesChauncey Billups, Ludacris, Luis Da Silva Jr., Jin Au-Yeung, Philip Champion

Additional Voice Talent

Additional Voice TalentSimeon Norfleet, Bob Benson

Quality Assurance (Chicago)

QA ManagerJacob Beucler
Lead QA AnalystsJohn Cruz, Ki Wolf-Smith
QA Product AnalystsReggie Banks, Dave Bulvan, Jeremy Butkus, Jonathon Cooper, Adam Coriglione, Angelo Cruz, Starrla Lares, Robert Lathan, Greg Ranz, Chris McFadden, Hector Sanchez, Kyle Smith, Dion Solano, Trevor Traub, David Turkiewicz, Richard Vrtis, Warren Wilkes, Wynston Williams
Technical Standard AnalystTim Waller

Quality Assurance (San Diego)

QA DirectorPaul Sterngold
QA SupervisorBrien J. Atangan
Technical Standard AnalystsKevin Bell, Jared Hamiter, Daryl Jackson, Colin Payette

Marketing & P.R.

Chief Marketing OfficerSteven M. Allison
VP MarketingMona Hamilton
Marketing DirectorTom McClure, Tim Granich
Product ManagerJack Van Leer
Director of Public RelationsReilly Brennan
Sports PR ManagerTim DaRosa

Product Development

Studio Technology DirectorMichael Weilbacher
Studio Art DirectorChip Sineni
Director of Studio OperationsSamuel Peterson
Director of Central GroupsJoel Seider
Development DirectorWilliam Muehl
Executive AssistantSteven Rosen
VP Product Development ChicagoScot Bayless
Senior VP Worldwide StudiosMatthew V. Booty

Legal Counsel

VP, Secretary & General CounselDeborah K. Fulton
Licensing CounselRobert Gustafson
Associate General CounselCory Halpern, Michael Burke
Executive AssistantChristine Rios

Licensing

Director of LicensingMark T. Morrison
Director of Advertising & PromotionsSarah McIlroy
Licensing CoordinatorChari Ong

Music

Music SupervisorJohn Vignocchi
Licensing ManagerNicole Garcia
External Music LicensingSessing Music Services

Creative Services

Creative ServicesRyan Braman, Stefano Dalu, Gary Gonzales, Myong Hong, Rare Macapayag, John Mongelluzzo, Sally Nichols, Matt Schiel, Ron White, Yvonne White-Baptista

Creative Media

Creative MediaPeter Bennett, Michael Crawford, Rigoberto Cortes, Fuzzy Gerdes, Mark Holzman, Jack O'Neall, Bill O'Neil, Chris Skrundz, BethAnn Smukowski, Dimitrios Tianis, James Vogel, Christa Woss, Larry Wotman

NBA Ballers: Phenom Photos

NBA Ballers: Phenom PhotosNBA Photographs © NBAE/Getty Images, Non NBA Photographs © Getty Images

Special Thanks

Special ThanksGreg Lassen, Stacey Kerr, Shari Wolford, Lenah Ueltzen, David F. Zucker, Stephen Crane, The Ayzenberg Group, Christian Munoz, Elaine Rouch, Eric Tucker, Madison Turmell, Kyle Zemen, The Basketball Hall Of Fame, Anthony Stewart, Adam Silver, Greg Mucha, Jill Kogut, Aarti, Jaishree, Virendra Dhupelia, Alex, Ari, David Gordon, Bari, Jesse Kesner, Zak Lieberman, Jalen Rios, Jonathon, Mariah Schuldt, Special thanks to Chicago QA for their long hours and dedication to NBA Ballers: Phenom., A very special thanks to all of our significant others; families; friends and loved ones who make life worth living; for supporting us through all the hard work dedicated to this project.

Music Credits

"Back 'em Down"Jason Green (Writer), G. Heard (Writer), Performed by Planet Asia, Courtesy of Battle Axe Music, Published by 23rd Scientist Music [ASCAP]; Bleedy Eyes Music [ASCAP]; Wireless Devices Music [ASCAP], Produced by The Architect
"I Wanna Be"Saladine Wallace (Writer), Salahadeen Wilds (Writer), David Willis (Writer), Performed by Camp Lo, Courtesy of Blacksmith Music Corp.
"Ballin' Out"Theron Thomas (Writer), Timothy Thomas (Writer), Nicole Marie Whitehead (Writer), Performed by Rock City, Courtesy of The Bottom Line Entertainment, Produced by N.I.K.K.I. Da JukeBox
"Ballin"Shaffer Smith (Writer), Sixx John (Writer), Performed by Ne‑Yo, Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises, Publsihed by Zomba Enterprises Inc. [ASCAP] obo Super Sayin Publishing; 913 Music [ASCAP], Sixx John (Producer for Compound Entertainment)
"Break Bread"Willie E. Knighton Jr. (Writer), Robert T. Barnett (Writer), Marshal Barnes (Writer), Webster White (Writer), Performed by Goodie Mob, Produced by C.I.U. and Marshal Arts for The Bottom Line Entertainment, Background Vocals by N.I.K.K.I. Da JukeBox
"Choices"Jin Auyeung (Writer), Clyde Daniels (Writer), Performed by Jin, Published by A Shot of Jin [SESAC]; Swift Sword Publishing [ASCAP], Produced by The 'Golden Child'
"Pull Up and Pop"Bubba Sparxxx (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by Bubba Sparxxx, Bubba Sparxxx appears Courtesy of Virgin Records America Inc.; under nonexclusive license from Virgin Records America Inc. Virgin Records America Inc., Published by Soar Loser Music, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"I'm a Playa"Brandon Ranard Burris (Writer), Performed by Point Game, Produced by Sho‑Down
"The Only Way" Freeway (Writer), Performed by Freeway, Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group under license from Universal Music Enterprises, Chad Hamilton (Producer for Dayone Productions/Press conference Mgmt)
"Fresh Ballin'"Mannie Fresh (Writer & performer for Chubby Boy Productions ASCAP), Courtesy of Universal Records
"I'm A Baller Baby"Waiel Yaghnam (Writer), Jayson Bridges (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by Basement Beats, Courtesy of Basement Beats, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"Give Me Dat"Joe Young (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by Jelly Joe for Basement Beats, Courtesy of Basement Beats, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"Go Hard or Go Home"Sean Pompey (Writer), Nissan White (Writer), Simon Julien Hesslein (Writer), Performed by Smoke and Numbers, Courtesy of Cinematic Music Group, Published by Edition Vaul ; Spaeth and Prodigal Son Publishing [ASCAP], Simon Vegas (Producer)
"Got to Get It"Written and Performed by Heavy Mojo, Courtesy of Jank Recordings
"I B‑Ballin'"William J. Lacey II (Writer), Jeff Lacey (Performer), Produced by TyJilla
"I Got This"Malik Taylor (Writer), Dion Liverpool (Writer), Performed by Phife Dawg, Courtesy of Smokin' Needles Records, Produced by DJ Rasta Root
"I'm a Superstar"Theartis Jeron Thomas (Writer), Ness Lee (Performer), T. Jeron Thomas (Courtesy of)
"It's a Shame"Brandon Ranard Burris (Writer), Theartis Jeron Thomas (Writer), Performed by Point Game featuring Ness Lee, T. Jeron Thomas (Courtesy of)
"It's on You"R. Henley (Writer), D. Nelson (Writer), S. Hous (Writer), W. Lukuku (Writer), Performed by Fourth World, Courtesy of Battle Axe Music, R. Henley (Publisher), D. Nelson (Publisher), S. Hous (Publisher), W. Lukuku (Publisher)
"Just Begun"Gregory Lawary (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by Gena for Basement Beats, Courtesy of Basement Beats, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"Keep it Moving"Kanjia Kroma (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by Kanjia for Basement Beats, Courtesy of Basement Beats, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"L.A. City"Aaron Pointer (Writer), Kenny Segal (Writer), Performed by Abstract Rude, Courtesy of Battle Axe Music, Published by Abscorp Music [ASCAP]; Mr Yuk Yuk Music [ASCAP], Kenny Segal (Producers)
"Let's Ball"K. Fain (Writer), A. Taylor (Writer), L. DeShazor (Writer), Performed by Shak-C [Kash'ka Fain], Produced By School of Beats, Recorded and Mixed by Kash'ka Fain for Signature Sounds Studios
"Raise Up"Nick Furlong (Writer), Performed by Raskal, Courtesy of 3000 Entertainment LLC., Produced by TyJilla
"Sideline Talkin'"Kain Cioffie (Writer & Performer), Courtesy of King Rich Management
"Take it to the Hoop"Brandon Lloyd (Writer & Performer), Hakim Abdulsamad (featured), Produced by DJ Rollscrans, Mahli El Segundo (Producer)
"The Blacktop"Theartis Jeron Thomas (Writer), Ness Lee (Performer), T. Jeron Thomas (Courtesy of)
"The Lifestyle of a Baller"Howard Bailey (Writer), Michael Naylor (Writer), Performed by Chingy, Courtesy of Capitol Records, UNDER LICENSE FROM EMI FILM ; TELEVISION MUSIC, PUBLISHED BY E3 TUNES [ASCAP] AND BMG SONGS INC. [ASCAP] O/B/O CHINGY MUSIC
"They Know Me"T. J. Reynolds (Writer), Nick Furlong (Writer), Performed by TyJilla and Raskal, Courtesy of 3000 Entertainment LLC., Produced by TyJilla
"What it is"Jayson Bridges (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Performed by KoKo for Basement Beats, Courtesy of Basement Beats, Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"We Hot Now"A. Albano (Writer), F. Sargolini (Writer), G. Clomon (Writer), K. Bogan (Writer), Performed by Ming+FS featuring Northern League, Courtesy of Madhattan Studios
"NBA Ballerz"William Hughes (Writer), Kenneth Anthony (Writer), Ronald Wilson (Writer), Melvin Adams (Writer), Brian Scott (Writer), Vito Tisdale (Writer), Joe Hopper (Writer), Performed by Nappy Roots, Courtesy of Nappy Roots Music, Published by Nappy Roots Music and Ensign Music Corporation obo itself and Nappy Roots Music LLC
"Car Wash"Norman Jesse Whitfield (Writer), Performed by Rose Royce, Courtesy of Universal Studios, Published by USI B Music Publishing Inc.
"Ya'll aint Ready"Ali Jones (Writer), Adam Cherrington (Writer), Ali Jones (Performer), Adam Cherrington (Writer)
"Gotta Come Up"Terry Parker (Writer), Emmaculate (Writer), Performed by Juice, Juice appears courtesy of Conglomerate Music Corporation, Produced by Emmaculate for BPM Productions/RPE Management
"Put it on Da Line"Webster White (Writer), Ricciano Lumpkins (Writer), Performed by C.I.U. , Courtesy of TBL‑ENT, Published by Onika Music, PRODUCED BY SOUNDSCAN FOR PWPX LLC
Beats Provided byJonathan Adams, Adam Cherrington, John Christopher, Nathan Murphree, T. J. Reynolds, Andrew Thielk

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Steven M. Allison, 83 other games
Paul Sterngold, 83 other games
Mona Hamilton, 77 other games
Reilly Brennan, 67 other games
Robert Gustafson, 64 other games
Deborah K. Fulton, 62 other games
John Mongelluzzo, 59 other games
Greg Mucha, 55 other games
Stephen Crane, 53 other games
Matthew V. Booty, 50 other games
Christa Woss, 45 other games
Scot Bayless, 45 other games
Stacey Kerr, 44 other games
Rigoberto Cortes, 39 other games
BethAnn Smukowski, 38 other games
Larry Wotman, 37 other games
Chris Skrundz, 37 other games
Michael Burke, 37 other games
Dan Forden, 36 other games
Jack O'Neall, 36 other games
David Gordon, 36 other games
Tim Granich, 35 other games
Mark T. Morrison, 35 other games
Sally Nichols, 32 other games
Jack Van Leer, 32 other games

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The Ant Bully, a group of 34 people
MLB Slugfest 2006, a group of 34 people
BlackSite: Area 51, a group of 34 people
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Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, a group of 32 people

Credits for this game were contributed by MegamanX64 (15979)