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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 and Game Flow ProgrammerJim Koepke
Cinematic ProgrammerKristofel Munson
Feature ProgrammersLuis Correa, David Jones, Noah Ruffell, Cameron Silver
Online ProgrammerJosh Williams
Additional ProgrammersDrew Dormann, James Freeman-Hargis, Dave Lang, Adisak Pochanayon
Advanced Technology GroupMark Inglis, Edward Keenan, Shawn Liptak, Nathan Mefford, Mike O'Connor, Alan Perez-Rathke, Josh Williams
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 ArtistMatthew Gilmore
DesignersDan Laduca, Michael Lee, Nicholas Nicastro, John Vignocchi

Motion Capture/Animation

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

User Interface

User Interface ManagerWilliam Fox
User Interface ArtistsChad Bailey, John Burnett, Jeremy Rawls, Michelle Lin, Robert Klapka
3D User Interface ArtistsWes Burke, Robert Klapka, Kevin Hurley
Additional User Interface ArtistsNathan Bailey, Wes Burke, Stewart Fritz, Kevin Hurley, Max Mollhagen-Jaksa, Martin Ryan, 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 AthleteChauncey Billups
Appearing as themselvesChauncey Billups, Ludacris, Luis Da Silva Jr., Jin, Philip Champion

Quality Assurance (Chicago)

QA ManagerJacob Beucler
Lead QA AnalystsJohn Cruz, Ki Wolf-Smith
QA Product AnalystsReggie Banks, David Bulvan, Jeremy Butkus, Jonathon Cooper, Adam Coriglione, Angelo L. Cruz, Starrla Lares, Robert Lathan, Chris McFadden, Greg Ranz, 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
Director of MarketingTim 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 Developent 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 and PromotionsSarah McIlroy
Licensing CoordinatorChari Ong

Music

Music SupervisorJohn Vignocchi
Licensing ManagerNicole Garcia
External Music LicensingSessing Music Services

Additional Credits

Creative ServicesRyan Braman, Stefano Dalu, Gary Gonzales, Myong Hong, Rare Macapayag, Jon Mongelluzzo, Sally Nichols, Matt Schiel, Ron White, Yvonne White-Baptista
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 PhotosNBA Photographs © NBAE/Getty Images, Non NBA Photographs © Getty Images
Special ThanksGreg Lassen, Stacey Kerr, Shari Wolford, Lenah Ueltzen, Anthony Stewart, Adam Silvers, David F. Zucker, Stephen Crane, Greg Mucha, Jill Kogut, The Ayzenberg Group, Christian Munoz, Elaine Rouch, The Basketball Hall of Fame, Chicago Q/A for their long hours and dedication to Ballers
A Very Special Thanks toall 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.

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, 129 other games
Paul Sterngold, 104 other games
Matthew V. Booty, 97 other games
Mona Hamilton, 93 other games
Reilly Brennan, 84 other games
Jon Mongelluzzo, 81 other games
Greg Mucha, 78 other games
Robert Gustafson, 75 other games
Deborah K. Fulton, 74 other games
Stephen Crane, 67 other games
Scot Bayless, 56 other games
Stacey Kerr, 54 other games
Dan Forden, 54 other games
Christa Woss, 54 other games
Tracy Johnson, 53 other games
Rigoberto Cortes, 52 other games
BethAnn Smukowski, 48 other games
Tim Granich, 45 other games
Chris Skrundz, 45 other games
Greg Lassen, 44 other games
Larry Wotman, 43 other games
Vincent Pontarelli, 41 other games
Gary Gonzales, 40 other games
Sally Nichols, 40 other games
Mark T. Morrison, 40 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Stranglehold, a group of 118 people
Mortal Kombat: Armageddon, a group of 99 people
Blitz: The League, a group of 98 people
Mortal Kombat: Unchained, a group of 79 people
Blitz: The League II, a group of 75 people
NBA Ballers, a group of 71 people
Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, a group of 67 people
Mortal Kombat: Deception, a group of 66 people
MLB Slugfest Loaded, a group of 54 people
Mortal Kombat: Shaolin Monks, a group of 53 people
Wheelman, a group of 51 people
TNA iMPACT!, a group of 50 people
L. A. Rush, a group of 50 people
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy, a group of 50 people
Happy Feet, a group of 44 people
Happy Feet, a group of 44 people
Spy Hunter: Nowhere to Run, a group of 38 people
Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, a group of 36 people
MLB Slugfest 2006, a group of 35 people
The Ant Bully, a group of 35 people
MLB SlugFest 20-04, a group of 35 people
BlackSite: Area 51, a group of 35 people
Unreal Championship 2: The Liandri Conflict, a group of 34 people
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Zombie Ninja Pro-Am, a group of 33 people
Area-51, a group of 33 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Patrick Bregger (241561)