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The sequel to EA Sports' basketball title Lakers versus Celtics and the NBA Playoffs. The core gameplay of the original is supplemented with a variety of new features, including:
  • All 16 1992 NBA Playoff teams (up from 8 in Lakers vs. Celtics) plus the East and West All-Star Teams, plus courts with official team logos/colors. The rosters are based on the 1990/1991 season.
  • Player game stats updated while the game is in progress.
  • An Instant Replay mode.
  • New "signature moves" for star players.
  • Improved defense and passing controls and a foul shooting meter.
Multiplayer options include cooperative and head-to-head modes.


Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis Team Selection. You can choose from 18 teams including two All-Star teams
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis The new 2-player cooperative mode
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis Courts now have the logo of the home team. Here you see the old logo of the Milwaukee Bucks
Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs Genesis Title Screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "NBA Pro Basketball: Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs" -- Japanese Title
  • "Bulls vs. Lakers & the NBA Playoffs" -- Alternate spelling

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A fairly average basketball game, but a lot better than its prequel Roedie (5247) 2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars2.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Supersonic Sep, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Mean Machines Sep, 1992 83 out of 100 83
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1992 32 out of 40 80
Gamers (Germany) Aug, 1992 11 out of 15 73
Play Time Nov, 1992 72 out of 100 72
Video Games Jul, 1992 60 out of 100 60
Power Play Jul, 1992 56 out of 100 56
The Video Game Critic Apr 19, 2005 D+ 33


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The game uses a slightly modified engine of the Genesis version of the game Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs.


  • EGM
    • June 1992 (Issue 35) - Game of the Month

PCGamer77 (3225) added Bulls vs. Lakers and the NBA Playoffs (Genesis) on Jun 10, 2002
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