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The NBA Live series' second attempt on the PS2 brings the following updates:

Yes he has been in it since Live 2000, but this is first game to have Jordan with his new team, the Washington Wizards.

Cut scenes evolve the focus on player vs player interaction during stops in play and arguments between player and referee.

An improved interface allowing you to get into the games quicker, and an improved control system for better defensive and offensive moves.

New player moves, plays and celebration animations.

The Franchise Mode lets you control your team for 10 years, trading players and keeping an eye on rookies.

Legendary players list so you can see who really is the greatest.


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NBA Live 2002 Screenshot
NBA Live 2002 Screenshot
NBA Live 2002 Render Steve Francis
NBA Live 2002 Screenshot


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GamePro (US) Dec 06, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
GamersMark Feb 16, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Nov 19, 2001 7.7 out of 10 77 Apr 16, 2002 14 out of 20 70
Gamekult Jan 17, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Operation Sports Feb 10, 2002 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Dec 25, 2001 60 out of 100 60
TeamXbox Dec 01, 2001 5.3 out of 10 53
Game Revolution Nov, 2001 C 50


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NBA Live 2002 has point guard Steve Francis on the cover. He currently (2002) plays for the Houston Rockets.

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Kartanym (12765) added NBA Live 2002 (Xbox) on Nov 19, 2001
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