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DescriptionBasketball allows you to play a game of one-on-one against either the computer or another player. The court is viewed from the side with a basket at each end of the screen. Using the joystick you can move your player around the court, dribble/shoot the ball, and attempt to block your opponent. The game is played in two 4 minute halves, and the player who scores the most points wins. There are two different skill levels available which can be set individually for each player.
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- "Atari Basketball" -- In-game title
|Very simple one-on-one, but quite entertaining.||RobinHud (73)|
|One of the first Basketball games. Is it good?||Mejs (38)|
|Woodgrain Wonderland||Oct 02, 2016||B-||67|
|The Video Game Critic||May 31, 2020||C||50|
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References to the gameThis game makes a short appearance in the movie Airplane.
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- Video review of Atari 2600 sports games (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews sports games on the Atari 2600, including Basketball.)
Servo (57366) added Basketball (Atari 2600) on Sep 21, 2004
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