Editor's Note:

Developed by Visual Concepts.

Added on: January 18, 2002

[edit] Features

  • Broadcast-quality presentation -- Dramatic camerawork, inspired commentary, TV-style overlays, and exciting crowd reactions give the user the best seat in the house!
  • All new playbooks and play system -- Recreate NBA team plays and authentic coaching styles. Use the system to give your best offensive weapon the opportunity to embarrass his opponent.
  • Enhanced one-on-one game -- New moves and countermoves highlight the individual match-up experience. Master the new crossover and low post moves, but beware of a well-positioned counter.
  • Next-gen powered graphics -- Detailed arenas and realistic player models with facial expressions that bring to life the emotions of the NBA player.
  • Contextual player reactions -- more realistic face-up stances, players run toward the shooter to blocking three-pointers, and automatic ball protection are just a few of the intelligent animations seen in the game.
  • Real street courts -- Hoop it up at nine of the most famous playgrounds around the country, such as Rucker Park or Venice Beach.
  • Up-to-date rosters, uniforms, signature moves, and NBA rules for the 2001-2002 season -- Play man or zone defense!
  • New animations -- More than 2200 total animations capture the elegance of the NBA game.
  • Original soundtrack produced by star producer Jermaine Dupri and the Beatminerz

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Feb 06, 09 2:44am
Awesome NBA2K2
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Oct 30, 08 10:17pm
I had 2K1 I think on Dreamcast and I played the heck out of it. 2K2 is pretty much the same game as that. Havent really played another... NBA2K2
Jun 30, 07 10:21am
its da bomb NBA2K2
May 18, 05 11:43pm
added 4 new screenshots
May 14, 03 4:42pm

Lightyears away from NBA Live 2002 in terms of realism. The commentary is also very...

Mar 10, 03 1:54pm
added 8 new screenshots
Jul 24, 02 6:48pm

This game is simply "The Greatest Of ALl Time" if you have read my previous reviews of...

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When I told my buddies at school that I was going to buy NBA2K2 that night, they...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Mar 19, 2002 (GC)
    • Feb 25, 2002 (Xbox)
    • Jan 16, 2002 (PS2)
    • Oct 24, 2001 (DC)
  • Japan: May 23, 2002
  • Europe: Mar 8, 2002
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