Top 5 Rebounders in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Rebounders in NBA Live 15

The Top 5 rebounders in NBA Live 15 have been revealed in today’s ratings drop. The players and their rebounding ratings are as follows:

  • Kevin Love (95)
  • DeAndre Jordan (94)
  • Andre Drummond (94)
  • Dwight Howard (92)
  • Joakim Noah (91)

You can check out screenshots of all five players below, as well as in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will reveal the Top 5 steal threats in the game; for the full ratings release schedule, please see below. In the meantime, feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts on the latest ratings and screenshots, as well as join in the discussion here in the NBA Live 15 section of the Forum.

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NBA 2K15 Pre-Release Notes, New Trailer

NBA 2K15: John Wall

NBA 2K15 will be available in a matter of hours, but there are a few pre-release news and notes to cover before we get our hands on the game:

  • A couple of articles have been posted over on the 2K Support website, providing details on the pre-order packs and how to redeem them in-game. In a nutshell, digital pre-orders will provide users with a Locker Code to obtain their pre-order bonuses, which will be available once the game is unlocked.
  • NBA 2K15 PC can currently be pre-loaded on Steam, and according to Ronnie 2K, it will be unlocked in North America at 9 PM PST/12 AM EST. If you live elsewhere in the world, you’ll have to wait a couple more days for the unlock.
  • Some tips on how to properly scan your face for use in MyCAREER have been posted here over on the official PlayStation blog. The feature is also available in the Xbox One version of the game.
  • A humorous new trailer featuring Shaquille O’Neal and Ernie Johnson has been released, which you can watch below, or here on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded video.

Once you get your hands on the game, be sure to share your impressions with the rest of the community in the NBA 2K15 section of the Forum. A fun year of basketball gaming awaits us!

File Additions for NBA Live 2004

NBA Live 2004 Cover Art

ModManZZZ has released a new version of his offseason roster update for NBA Live 2004 PC. Download it at the link below!

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ModManZZZ NBA Live 2014/2015 Offseason Roster Update (Updated to v4.0)

Top 5 Passers in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Passers in NBA Live 15

Today’s ratings drop has revealed the Top 5 passers in NBA Live 15. The players and their passing ratings are as follows:

  • Chris Paul (97)
  • Rajon Rondo (93)
  • Ricky Rubio (91)
  • Kendall Marshall (91)
  • Tony Parker (88)

Screenshots of all five players can be found below, as well as in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will reveal the Top 5 rebounders in NBA Live 15; see below for the full ratings release schedule. In the meantime, feel free to comment on the latest ratings and screenshots, and join in the discussion here in the Forum.

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File Additions for NBA 2K13

NBA 2K13 Cover Art

We have one new file addition for NBA 2K13 PC today, namely the latest version of skoadam’s URB Roster pack. Pick it up at the link below!

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URB Roster V22 [24 Complete Seasons Mods] (Updated to v22.0)

Top 5 Rookies in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Rookies in NBA Live 15

The Top 5 rookies in NBA Live 15 have been revealed in today’s ratings drop. The players and their overall ratings are as follows:

  • Jabari Parker (82)
  • Andrew Wiggins (80)
  • Joel Embiid (79)
  • Dante Exum (78)
  • Marcus Smart (76)

Screenshots of all five players can be found below, as well as over in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will show us who the top 5 passers are in NBA Live 15. For the full ratings release schedule, please see below. In the meantime, add your thoughts on the latest ratings and screenshots in the comments section, and feel free to join in the conversation here in the Forum.

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File Additions for NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14 Cover Art

Our modding commmunity for NBA 2K14 PC is still going strong. even with the release of NBA 2K15 less than a week away. Today’s new and updated files include MGX’s MTV JAMS mod, new courts from retroman, the Warriors’ new alternate by pinoy21, and a couple of faces by R4zoR. Check them all out at the links below!

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MGX MTV JAMS 2K14

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2014-2015 D-League Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City
2014-2015 D-League Westchester County Center in Westchester
2014-2015 D-League Westchester County Center in Westchester (OPTIONAL)
2015 NBA Fictional All-Star Game Court in Brooklyn

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Golden State Warriors New Alternate

R4zoR
Sergey Karasev Face
Rudy Gay Face

Top 5 Scoring Threats in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Scorers in NBA Live 15

The Top 5 scoring threats in NBA Live 15 have been revealed in today’s ratings drop. The players and some of their scoring ratings are as follows:

  • Kevin Durant (96 Guarded Shot)
  • Carmelo Anthony (89 3pt, 95 Guarded Shot)
  • Stephen Curry (95 Shot Off Dribble rating)
  • LeBron James (97 Contact Shot rating)
  • James Harden (94 Draw Foul rating)

Screenshots of all five players can be found below, as well as over in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will show us who the top 5 rookies are in NBA Live 15. For the full ratings release schedule, please see below. In the meantime, add your thoughts on the latest ratings and screenshots in the comments section, and feel free to join in the conversation here in the Forum.

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Evolution of Freelance Offense in NBA 2K15 (Part 3)

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Da_Czar is back with part three of his breakdown of the evolution of freelance offense in NBA 2K15.  This video highlights the Triangle Offense, while making comparisons to the implementation of the triangle in NBA 2K12 and breaking down options integrated into the offense.

The video shows off the Knicks who are presumed to be running the triangle offense this year, and a few options on offense that can trigger your teammates movement.  It also shows you the classic Bulls squad with none other than Michael Jordan and the variety of ways the triangle can be used.

Da_Czar also reveals the 7 freelance offense types in 2K15.  Here they are in no particular order-

  • 3 out 2 in
  • 4 out 1 in
  • 80’s freelance for 80’s teams
  • 2-3 zone freelance
  • Spurs swing motion
  • Heats pace and space
  • Triangle offense

Watch the demonstration below, or check it out here on YouTube if you can’t see the embedded video. Have your say in the comments below, as well as in this thread in the NBA 2K15 section of the Forum.

The Friday Five: My To Do List for NBA 2K15

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.

In just a few days, we’ll finally be able to get our hands on NBA 2K15. Well, those of us outside of North America will actually have to wait an extra couple of days, but in any event, the game is almost here! I don’t think I’m going out on a limb when I say that most people are really looking forward to this year’s release, and are very eager to try out all of the great things that we’ve seen, heard, and read about. From gameplay to game modes, you can be sure that we’ll be scrutinising – and hopefully, enjoying – everything on offer in NBA 2K15.

But, where to begin? I personally have a bit of a routine and a few points of interest that I plan on checking out as soon as I get my hands on the game, which I thought I’d talk a little about in this week’s Friday Five. So, without any further ado, here’s my NBA 2K15 To Do list!

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NBA 2K15 PC Available to Pre-Load Through Steam

NBA 2K15: Anthony Davis

Ronnie 2K has Tweeted out some great news for PC gamers: NBA 2K15 will be available to pre-load on Steam, so the game will be ready to play as soon as October 7th (or 9th, or 10th, depending on where you are in the world) rolls around.

With NBA 2K15 being a large download – the game will require 50 GB of hard drive space, for those who are unaware – this is certainly a welcome development. Thanks to TBM for the heads up in the Forum!

Top 5 Overall Defenders in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Defenders in NBA Live 15

The Top 5 overall defenders in NBA Live 15 have been revealed in today’s ratings drop. The players and their on-ball defense ratings are as follows:

  • Kawhi Leonard (95)
  • Tony Allen (95)
  • Patrick Beverly (95)
  • Andre Iguodala (92)
  • LeBron James (91)

Screenshots of all five players can be found below, as well as over in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will focus on offense, as we’ll find out which players we need to focus these defenders on as EA Sports reveals who the Top 5 overall scoring threats are in NBA Live 15. For the full ratings release schedule, please see below. In the meantime, add your thoughts on the latest ratings and screenshots in the comments section, and feel free to join in the conversation here in the Forum.

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NLSC Podcast – Episode #97

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Tune in to Episode #97 of the NLSC Podcast, hosted by Arcane and myself! With a new gameplay video for NBA Live 15, the impending release of NBA 2K15, and plenty of news on both games, we have plenty to talk about this week.

  • A new video and developer blog has given us further insight into the improvements to offensive gameplay in NBA Live 15. Are we impressed?
  • The daily ratings reveals continue, and NBA Live 15 associate producer Fernando Rodriguez has provided some additional information in the Forum.
  • All player overall ratings have now been revealed in NBA 2K15. Naturally, there was controversy!
  • What did we think of the Momentus Trailer for NBA 2K15?
  • We loved Da_Czar’s insight into the evolution of freelance offense in this year’s game, but which part made us geek out the most?
  • MyPARK and The Stage have finally been unveiled. We only wish JaoSming were here to gush over it!
  • Knowing our luck with predictions, are we even going to bother speculating on the unannounced feature?
  • Moving on to the real NBA, we discuss the addition of more sleeved jerseys, a potential change to free throws, Paul George’s eventual comeback, and Tim Duncan.
  • We close this week’s episode by getting a bit technical with DeMarcus Cousins.

Click Play to listen to the show!

As always, we welcome your thoughts on this week’s show, as well as any of the topics that we discussed. Have your say in the comments below, or here in the Forum! Mailbag submissions and topic suggestions are also welcome, so feel free to hit us up in this thread.

Offensive Improvements in NBA Live 15 (Video & Blog)

NBA Live 15: Damian Lillard

EA Sports has revealed new information on gameplay in NBA Live 15 by way of a developer blog and video, both of which focus on offensive improvements in this year’s game. The blog mentions improvements to AI with regards to fast breaks, pick and rolls, and playcalling, as well as the addition of on-screen feedback informing the user whether their teammate is going to slip, roll, or pop. Additionally, playcalling controls have been simplified in NBA Live 15, and the blog explains the new Shot Feedback and Shot Quality system.

The video shows off the gameplay improvements in action, including crisper passing animations, smoother dribbling controls, and the Shot Feedback indicators at work. It also features comparisons to similar scenarios in NBA Live 15, with the difference certainly being noticeable.

Check out the blog for the full scoop and watch the video below, or catch it on YouTube if you can’t see it embedded here. What do you think? Have your say in the comments below, and join in the discussion taking place here in the NBA Live 15 section of the Forum.

Top 5 Shot Blockers in NBA Live 15 Revealed

Top 5 Shot Blockers in NBA Live 15

The Top 5 shot blockers in NBA Live 15 have been revealed in today’s ratings drop. The players and their blocking ratings are as follows:

  • Serge Ibaka (96)
  • Anthony Davis (95)
  • Larry Sanders (95)
  • DeAndre Jordan (95)
  • Dwight Howard (90)

Screenshots of all five players can be found below, as well as over in our NBA Live 15 Screenshots gallery.

Tomorrow’s ratings drop will also focus on defense, as we’ll find out which players are the Top 5 overall defenders in NBA Live 15. For the full ratings release schedule, please see below. In the meantime, add your thoughts on the latest ratings and screenshots in the comments section, and feel free to join in the conversation here in the Forum.

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