NBA Live 08

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We have one new file addition today, namely an updated version of LASquared’s Historical Roster, which features several classic teams. Check it out at the link below!

LASquared
Historical Roster (Updated to v0.6)

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We have one new file addition for NBA Live 08 PC today, namely a work-in-progress historical roster. Check it out at the link below!

Luis Anton Imperial
Historical Roster

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

A few dedicated people are still making updates for NBA Live 08, and as such, we have a new file addition for the game today. Book_Gazette has released a 2016/2017 season court update for the Cleveland Cavaliers, which you can download at the link below.

Book_Gazette
2016/2017 Cleveland Cavaliers Court

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s lone file addition for NBA Live 08 is a new court update by Book_Gazette, specifically a fictional 2017 All-Star court in New Orleans. Check it out at the link below!

Book_Gazette
Fictional 2017 All-Star Court in New Orleans

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s new file addition for NBA Live 08 is an updated current roster, complete with faces for the Class of 2016 rookies. Download it at the link below!

Book_Gazette
2016-17 Roster Update + Faces (Updated to v1.0.6)

Please note that this roster is created and maintained by Book_Gazette. I have no involvement with the project, so I can’t provide any support for it. For further information, support, and feedback, please see this thread.

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Still playing NBA Live 08 PC? Then check out today’s file addition from Book_Gazette: updated 2016-2017 offseason rosters, along with some rookie faces. Download it at the link below!

Book_Gazette
2016-17 Roster Update + Faces (Updated to v1.0.5)

Once again, please note that this update was made by Book_Gazette and not me, so please direct any feedback, questions, suggestions, and support requests to him, not me.

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s lone file addition for NBA Live 08 PC is the latest version of Book_Gazette’s latest 2016 offseason roster update. Check it out at the link below!

Book_Gazette
2016-17 Roster Update (Updated to v1.0.2)

Once again, please note that this roster was created by Book_Gazette and not me, so please direct any and all feedback, questions, and support requests to him in this thread.

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We have a new file addition for NBA Live 08 PC today, as Book_Gazette has released a new offseason roster update. Check it out at the link below!

Book_Gazette
2016-17 Roster Update

Once again, please note that this roster update was created by Book_Gazette, not me! Please contact him regarding any and all issues, as I cannot and will not provide support for work that isn’t mine. Please also note that I am not currently making any roster updates for NBA Live 08, or any other game. I did however recently re-upload my 2013 season roster updates for archive purposes, as well as offer them up as open source assets for anyone who wants to make future updates. For more information on that, please see this post.

NLSC NBA Live Roster Links Fixed

Andre Igoudala & Deron Williams in the NLSC Roster Update for NBA Live 08

Now that we’re on our new server, and everything is set up and running normally again, I’ve been trying to tie up a few loose ends. To that end, I’ve re-uploaded my roster updates for NBA Live 2005, NBA Live 06, NBA Live 07, and NBA Live 08 PC, which had been stored on a file server that we no longer have access to. The files are now on our new server, and available to download here:

Please note that these are the same 2013 season rosters that I released three years ago. They have not been updated in any way, just re-uploaded for archive purposes. Furthermore, to pre-empt the inevitable question, this is not an announcement of any future NLSC roster updates for any of those games. I’m just fixing some broken links so that our file archives are complete, and my old releases remain available for anyone who wants them.

Having said that, there is another reason that I’m making sure that those old roster updates are still available. If anyone in the community would like to use them as a base to create their own current rosters for those games, please feel free to do so. I know that there are still people interested in updating and playing the last few PC versions of NBA Live, so I’d like to help out by adopting an open source approach with my previous updates. All I ask is that you give me credit somewhere, as I have spent a lot of time on the roster updates for all four games over the years!

As always, a big thank you to everyone who supported my efforts while I was maintaining the NLSC roster updates for those games; I appreciate all the downloads and kind words over the years! Hopefully, you can still get some enjoyment out of them as-is, or put them to use in making brand new updates. If you’d like to learn more about editing rosters, be sure to check out these DBF Guides in the NLSC Wiki.

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

We have a few more file additions for NBA Live 08 today, as mervie16 has released the 2016 Pride jerseys for the Denver Nuggets, Washington Wizards, and Houston Rockets. Download them all at the links below!

mervie16
2015/2016 Denver Nuggets Pride Jersey
2015/2016 Washington Wizards Pride Jersey
2015/2016 Houston Rockets Pride Jersey

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Here is the latest batch of file additions for NBA Live 08 PC! Today’s new releases include my logo updates for the Sacramento Kings and Utah Jazz, as well as an updated team logo boot screen. mervie16 and BadLuckLuke have also released Pride jerseys for the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers. Check them all out at the links below!

Andrew
Sacramento Kings 2016/2017 Logo Patch 08
Utah Jazz 2016/2017 Logo Patch 08
NBA Team Logos Bootup Screen 08 (Updated to v10.0)

mervie16
2015/2016 Chicago Bulls Pride Jersey
2015/2016 Cleveland Cavaliers Pride Jersey

BadLuckLuke
2015/2016 Chicago Bulls Pride Jersey (2X)

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Here are a couple of file additions for NBA Live 08 PC to tip off a new week here at the NLSC. Today’s uploads include the Charlotte Hornets’ Pride jersey, and a re-upload of an old release, the ILT Mod; check them both out at the links below.

mervie16
2015/2016 Charlotte Hornets Pride Jersey

ignatus/Kris/clydeli
ILT Mod

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

Today’s new file addition for NBA Live 08 PC is S_Brat’s latest face pack, which updates the Oklahoma City Thunder for the 2016 season. Check it out at the link below!

S_Brat
2015/2016 Oklahoma City Thunder Team Update

File Additions for NBA Live 08

NBA Live 08 Cover Art

In today’s file additions for NBA Live 08 PC, S_Brat has released his latest 2016 player face packs for the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks. Download them both at the links below!

S_Brat
2015/2016 Golden State Warriors Team Update
2015/2016 Atlanta Hawks Team Update

Incidentally, if you’re looking for updated 2016 rosters, both Freddie and Book_Gazette have released updates for this season. You can find them here in the NBA Live 08 Rosters section of our Downloads database.

The Friday Five: 5 Problems Basketball Gamers No Longer Deal With

The Friday Five

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Friday Five! The Friday Five is a feature that I post every Friday in which I give my thoughts on a topic that’s related to NBA Live, NBA 2K, and other basketball video games, as well as the real NBA, and other areas of interest to our community. The feature is presented as either a list of five items, or in the form of a Top 5 countdown.

I’ve been playing basketball games for a long time – over twenty years, at least – and as I’ve said quite a few times before, I’m impressed when I reflect upon how far they’ve come. While it’s easy to get frustrated when we don’t see some of the most desired improvements year-to-year, when you start going back a generation or two, you can really see the leaps that basketball games have made. I’ve actually been spending a decent amount of time with older basketball titles as of late, as I continue to produce content for our ongoing 20th Anniversary of NBA Live celebrations.

Playing those older basketball games has been a fun trip down memory lane, but it’s also reminded me of some of the problems that were often present, even in the best titles from yesteryear. Needless to say, with basketball games progressing as much as they have, a few of those issues are even more glaring now. While today’s hoops games are still facing some of the same challenges, such as implementing a maximum difficulty setting that plays smarter instead of cheaper, there are some noteworthy problems that we no longer have to deal with. Let’s consider ourselves lucky that we’re not still battling the following five issues.

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