File Additions for NBA Live 2003

In a previous file additions bulletin for NBA Live 2003, I mentioned that Murat was working on a complete update mod for the game. That mod – the NBA Live 15 project – is now finished and available to download at the link below. If you’re still playing NBA Live 2003 on PC, or feel like dusting it off to see what it would be like with current NBA rosters, check it out!

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NBA LIVE 15

File Additions for NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14 Cover Art

We’re wrapping up the week with a bunch of file additions for NBA 2K14 PC, including prospects for next year’s Draft, jersey packs, courts, and offseason rosters. Please see below for all the download links.

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Ben Simmons Face
Jaylen Brown Face
Malik Newman Face
Cheick Diallo Face
Ivan Rabb Face
Brandon Ingram Face
Scottie Wilbekin Face
Diamond Stone Face

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Cleveland Cavaliers Jersey Pack
Oklahoma City Thunder Jersey Pack
2015 Milwaukee Bucks Jersey + NBA Africa Game Court

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2015 NBA AFRICA GAME Court & Stadium in Johannesburg

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Jason Kidd HD Face

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Joe Young Face

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Med’s NBA Roster Appdata Files (Updated to v2.8)

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Kevin’s Realistic Roster (Updated to v8.7)

NBA 2K16 Clip: Stephen Curry Free Throw

NBA 2K16: Stephen Curry

A quick video clip of NBA 2K16 has been posted, showing cover player Stephen Curry at the free throw line in this year’s game. In addition to showing off his shooting form, the clip also gives us a glimpse of Curry’s authentic free throw ritual, in which he pops out his mouthguard and chews on it.

Needless to say, it’s incredible to see that level of detail in a basketball video game. While official news and preview media for NBA 2K16 have been a little slow to come through so far, things are beginning to pick up with screenshots of the Toronto Raptors jerseys and three cover players, the announcement of the new Pro-Am mode, and of course, this quick clip of Curry.

Check out the clip of Stephen Curry at the free throw line below, or catch it here on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded video.

Thoughts? Have your say in the comments section below, and join in the discussion taking place in our NBA 2K16 Forum.

The Friday Five: 5 Retro Teams We’re Unlikely To See In NBA 2K16

The Friday Five

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

As you may have seen in this bulletin, or elsewhere on the Internet, one of the NBA 2K16 tidbits to come out of Gamescom 2015 is the inclusion of 12 new retro teams in this year’s game. To date, we know five of the new historical squads that have been added in NBA 2K16: the 2000 Portland Trail Blazers, 2000 Toronto Raptors, 2001 Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 Dallas Mavericks, and 2008 Boston Celtics. Over the next few Thursdays, we’ll be finding out the remaining seven retro teams that are yet to be announced.

I’m sure that we all have our own ideas about which teams we’d like to see make the cut, but a thought occurred to me today: What are some of the teams that we really don’t need to see join the ranks of historical squads in NBA 2K16? So, just for fun, let’s take a look at five teams from seasons gone by that we’re highly unlikely to see appear in NBA 2K16.

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NBA Live 16 Start Screen Video

While we’re still waiting for EA Sports to unveil the new online mode at Gamescom 2015, they’ve uploaded a video of the game’s start screen, featuring Russell Westbrook.

Check it out on the official NBA Live Twitter or Facebook if you can’t see the embedded Tweet above. As always, I invite you to share any thoughts and speculation in the comments below, as well as join in the discussion in our NBA Live 16 Forum.

’03 Mavericks & ’00 Trail Blazers in NBA 2K16

One of the NBA 2K16 tidbits that’s come out of Gamescom 2015 is the inclusion of 12 new retro teams in this year’s game. The 2000 Toronto Raptors, 2001 Los Angeles Lakers, and 2008 Boston Celtics have previously been revealed, and it’s been revealed today on the official NBA 2K Twitter and Facebook pages that they’ll be joined by the 2000 Portland Trail Blazers and 2003 Dallas Mavericks.

As per the Tweet and Facebook posts, the next few Thursdays will reveal more of the new historical teams that will be featured in NBA 2K16.

What do you think of the inclusion of these two retro teams in NBA 2K16? Which other teams are you hoping to see? Have your say in the comments below, and as always, feel free to take the discussion to the NBA 2K16 section of the Forum.

NBA Live 16 Screenshots Featuring Raptors’ New Jerseys

Following the reveal of the Toronto Raptors’ new jerseys with the first official NBA 2K16 screenshots, EA Sports has now posted some NBA Live 16 screenshots spotlighting the team’s newly unveiled uniforms.

The first screenshot features DeMar DeRozan sporting the new black and gold alternate jersey, while the second spotlights all four jerseys that the Raptors will debut this season, as worn by DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, DeMarre Carroll, and Terrence Ross. You can check them both out below, as well as in our NBA Live 16 screenshots gallery.

In other NBA Live 16 news, the game was not featured during EA Sports’ presentation at Gamescom yestersday, despite previous reports that the new online mode would be announced during the event. Of course, the event is not yet over, so those details could very well still be forthcoming.

In the meantime however, what’s your take on the latest NBA Live 16 screenshots, and the Toronto Raptors’ new jerseys? Have your say in the comments below, and as always, feel free to join in the discussion in the NBA Live 16 section of the NLSC Forum!

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NBA 2K16 Cover Player Screenshots

NBA 2K16: Stephen Curry

As promised yesterday, screenshots of the NBA 2K16 cover players Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Anthony Davis have been released. This is the second batch of screenshots to be officially released, following the reveal of the Toronto Raptors’ new jerseys in this year’s game.

Curry, Harden, and Davis were officially announced as the NBA 2K16 cover players back on June 4th. You can check out the three screenshots below, as well as here in our NBA 2K16 screenshots gallery.

What are your thoughts on the NBA 2K16 cover player screenshots, as well as the other preview media so far? Sound off in the comments section below, and as always, feel free to join in the discussion in our NBA 2K16 Forum.

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Jeff Thomas Talks Pro-Am in NBA 2K16 (Operation Sports)

Jeff Thomas, vice president of sports development as Visual Concepts, recently chatted with Operation Sports about the new Pro-Am mode in NBA 2K16. Several questions could not be answered at this time due to details on other modes remaining unannounced, but nevertheless, the quick interview provided some good information on what to expect from Pro-Am in NBA 2K16. Some of the key points are as follows:

  • Custom arenas are for team play exclusively, while the four court Pro-Am arena is for walk-on play.
  • Only the team owner can manage team designs and customisation.
  • Users can be part of multiple squads.
  • Pro-Am is playable with three human users and two CPU-controlled teammates, if you don’t have five users available.
  • There are no position restrictions.

Be sure to check out the interview over at Operation Sports for the full scoop! What are your thoughts on Pro-Am so far? Sound off in the comments section below, and join in the discussion in our NBA 2K16 Forum!

NBA 2K16 Screenshots Featuring Raptors’ New Jerseys

The Toronto Raptors have revealed their new jersey designs, with the help of 2K and NBA 2K16. A handful of NBA 2K16 screenshots have been posted, featuring Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan wearing the new uniforms in this year’s game. For those who have been keeping track, these are the first official NBA 2K16 screenshots to be released.

You can check out the screenshots of all the jerseys – home, away, and both alternates – below, as well as in our NBA 2K16 screenshots gallery. Thanks to TBM for posting the screenshots in the Forum! Screenshots of NBA 2K16 cover players Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis, and James Harden, are also set to be released shortly.

What’s your take on the first NBA 2K16 screenshots? Have your say in the comments section below, and as always, feel free to join in the discussion taking place in the NBA 2K16 section of the NLSC Forum!

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Four New NBA Live 16 Screenshots

As I’ve been out of town for the past week, I haven’t had an opportunity to post the latest NBA Live 16 screenshots, or add them to the gallery in our portal. In any case, four new screens have come through recently, featuring Nerlens Noel and the Philadelphia 76ers’ new home jersey, Kemba Walker wearing the Charlotte Hornets’ new Buzz City uniform, Paul George wearing the Hoosiers-inspired Hickory jersey that the Indiana Pacers will sport during select games this season, and the Team Select screen with the Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic.

You can check out all of the latest NBA Live 16 screenshots below, as well as in our NBA Live 16 screenshots gallery. As always, feel free to post your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as join in the discussion here in the Forum. With Gamescom getting ready to tip off, more NBA Live 16 news will be on the way soon, so stay tuned for more details!

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File Additions for NBA Live 2003

Even though NBA Live 2003 is over a decade old at this point, we still have some talented patchers making great updates for the game. To that end, we have a new release for the game today, as cighvin3642 and franmansr have teamed up to produce a two jersey pack for the San Antonio Spurs, which adds their alternate and Military Night uniforms. Download it at the link below!

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San Antonio Spurs 2013-2014 Alternate and Military Night Jerseys

Additionally, you can check out the latest previews for the NBA Live 15 project for NBA Live 2003, curated by Murat, here in the Forum.

File Additions for NBA Live 2000

We’re ending the week with another batch of retro file additions, as we have a new upload for NBA Live 2000. CarolusXCI has compiled a pack of face updates by several patchers, and added it to our Downloads database for safekeeping. If you feel like dusting off NBA Live 2000 – definitely a classic – be sure to check it out at the link below!

Various Patchers
Miscellaneous Cyberfaces Pack

As previously mentioned on the NLSC Podcast, we’ll also be looking to tip off our 20th Anniversary of NBA Live content this month, so stay tuned for more cool stuff for the entire NBA Live series, in between our coverage of the NBA Live 16 preview season!

Details on 2K Pro-Am Revealed for NBA 2K16

2K has revealed details on the new Pro-Am mode in NBA 2K16. The mode allows you to take your MyPLAYER, create an online team with full customisation (courts, jerseys, logos), and compete in five-on-five matches with NBA rules. Pro-Am will also feature instant matchmaking, so there’ll be no “Got Next” approach to jumping into a game, as in MyPARK.

Pro-Am will feature daily, monthly, and overall leaderboards, complete with league leaders, power rankings, and so on. 2K has released a trailer spotlighting the new mode, which you watch below; alternatively, check it out here on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded video.

What are your thoughts on Pro-Am? Sound off in the comments section below, and join in the discussion here in the NBA 2K16 section of the NLSC Forum!

The Friday Five: 5 Basketball Video Game Surprises

The Friday Five

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

If you’re relatively new to basketball video games, or at least the basketball gaming community, you may not have much of an idea of how things used to be when it came to previews and interactions with the developers. With all the tidbits on social media, developer blogs, in-depth interviews here at the NLSC and around the web, live streams, and so on these days, we get to learn a lot about the upcoming editions of NBA Live and NBA 2K before they come out. This allows us to be well-informed, and in turn, savvy consumers.

Of course, the downside of such in-depth coverage is that some of the mystery is taken out of basketball gaming. That’s not necessarily a bad thing – with games coming out every year, we want to know whether the latest iteration is worth spending money on – but it also means that we don’t often get to be surprised by something really cool in basketball video games. Every so often though, EA Sports or 2K Sports will announce something that catches us off guard, and that’s what I’m talking about today: five times that I was surprised by basketball video games. Let’s get to the Five!

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