Editor's Note:

Previously titled "NBA 2K4".

Added on: April 29, 2003

[edit] Background

ESPN NBA Basketball advances to the next level with a blowout of new and innovative gameplay improvements. Replicating the quickness and athleticism of the NBA like no other basketball video game, ESPN NBA Basketball rises to the top with online play, an all-new franchise mode, redesigned player models and arenas and hundreds of new animations including highlight-reel dunks. An unrivaled telecast presentation brings this all to life with a more dynamic production that only ESPN can deliver.

[edit] Features

  • ESPN Presentation - Step up and join the most anticipated presentation known to date! With detailed visuals, picture-in-picture introductions, a variety of eye-catching callouts and new studio and color commentary -- why settle for anything less!
  • Second-To-None Graphic System - The next step in realism, accurate player models bring extremely natural looking players to life while all-new game lighting raises the standard for detail with realistic self-shadowing, creating a more dynamic look and feel for every NBA player!
  • Total Game Control - Incredible dribble moves, stellar passing control, split second defensive reactions -- all at your fingertips as you control every aspect of your NBA game on both sides of the court!
  • Intuitive Showtime Pass Mechanics - Your game, your show! Conquer every defense with a variety of jaw dropping no-look and behind-the-back passes, setting up monstrous finishes around the rim!
  • Real NBA Pace - Replicating the awesome quickness and athleticism of the NBA, humble opponents with more deadly crossovers and dominant slams during extremely quick fast break outlets and other NBA plays!
  • Smooth Animations - Unbelievably natural and dynamic, every animated motion such as gravity defining dunks, ball-handling wizardry and even the movement of player shorts are accurate to real-life NBA competition!
  • Smart Camera Intelligence - Innovative, new picture angles based on ESPN's broadcast cameras will tightly follow all of the NBA action, offering the perfect viewing perspective of every play

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Ghetto Prince
Mar 19, 04 10:51am

Welll, i only just recently bought this game, as i also have NBA Live 2004.
I deceided...

Nov 17, 03 8:32am

Overall the bads can be looked past. Because this is really a fun game and there's...

Oct 19, 03 8:11am

This is REAL basketball people, every play is not a tomahawk dunk from the baseline....

Oct 14, 03 11:11am

If you are a basketball junkie this is the game to get not NBA Live 2004. In this...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 22, 2003 (PS2)
    • Oct 21, 2003 (Xbox)
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