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File Additions for NBA 2K19

NBA 2K19 Cover Art

The latest file additions for NBA 2K19 PC include faces, jerseys, custom basketballs, and more. Please see below for all the download links!

Torogi
Otto Porter Face & Model
DeMarcus Cousins Face
Andre Roberson Face
John Wall Face (Dreads) (Updated to v2.0)
Muscle And Sweat Global 3.0 (Updated to v3.0)
Jeff Green Face & Model (Updated to v2.0)

Shuajota
FOX Sports TV Logo
Shuajota’s Realistic Roster (Updated to v4.1)

TwisT
Extra Basketballs 2

Manni Live
Portland Trail Blazers Moda Center

pinoy21
Los Angeles Clippers Jersey (pinoy21)

Limnono
Limnono Trainer (NBA 2K19 Xiugaiqi) (Updated to v3.0)

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Monday Tip-Off: My Experiences Updating NBA 2K11 (So Far)

NBA 2K11 2018 Roster Teaser (Kevin Durant vs LeBron James)

We’re at midcourt, and the ball is about to go up…it’s Monday Tip-Off! Start your week here at the NLSC with a feature that’s dedicated to opinions, commentary, and other fun stuff related to NBA Live, NBA 2K, and other basketball video games. This week, I’m tipping things off with a few thoughts on my experiences so far in creating a roster update for NBA 2K11.

As I discussed in a previous article, during the offseason I found that I’d developed a new interest in getting back into modding. One project that quite appealed to me was the prospect of finally getting more involved with NBA 2K modding by updating the rosters for an old favourite, namely NBA 2K11. After posting a teaser video, I’ve been working on the project whenever I can find the time. It remains a work in progress, and unfortunately with the 2019 season set to tip off this week, it’s unlikely that the roster will be ready in time for opening night.

That’s mostly because other responsibilities have gotten in the way here and there, but as it’s my first proper attempt at a roster update for NBA 2K11, it also continues to be a learning experience. It has been enjoyable so far though, and it’s been interesting to compare and contrast the process with making roster updates for NBA Live PC, as I did for many years. To that end, I figured that I’d share a few thoughts on the process so far, and at the same time, provide a status report on the project. With any luck, it won’t be too far into the new season before I can release rosters for both the 2018 and 2019 campaigns.

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File Additions for NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14 Cover Art

Today’s file additions for NBA 2K14 PC feature Blang’s latest future prospect face mods. Download them at the links below!

Blang
Vernon Carey Jr. Face
Jaden McDaniels Face
Bruno Fernando Face
Kahlil Whitney Face

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NBA 2K19 Patch 1.04 Released; New Fixes & Functionality

Daily Spin Room in The Neighborhood (NBA 2K19)

A new patch (1.04) has come through for NBA 2K19. As of this post, it’s only been released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with the PC and Switch patches set to come through sometime soon. The patch will download automatically as long as your console is connected to the Internet; if you encounter any difficulties, try restarting or checking for updates manually.

Patch 1.04 is a substantial update for NBA 2K19, containing a host of fixes, tweaks, and new functionality across a variety of modes. Notably, the requirements to unlock the Auction House in MyTEAM have been reduced to playing games (rather than winning them), the new shot clock rule regarding offensive rebounds has been implemented, additional Daily Spin prize wheels have been added to The Neighborhood, and various crashes have been addressed.

There’s so much more than that however, so check out the full patch notes below. I’ve also added them to the update history for NBA 2K19 over in our Wiki. Feel free to share your impressions in the comments below, as well as join in the discussion here in the NBA 2K19 section of the NLSC Forum.

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NBA Live 19 Patch 1.09 Released; Further Hotfixes

Lauri Markkanen in NBA Live 19

We’ve seen a flurry of patches for NBA Live 19 this week, and a third update (1.09) has come through today. The patch will come through automatically as long as your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One has an active Internet connection. If it doesn’t, try manually checking for the latest update.

As with Patch 1.08, we don’t have any official release notes for Patch 1.09 at this time. However, Joystick Jocks confirmed that the patch contains a further fix for roster editing issues and Franchise mode saves. Face scans also now load properly during a One Court Shootaround, and some issues with teams playing on the wrong courts also appear to have been resolved.

If any further details are made available, I’ll be sure to post them, as well as add them to our update history for NBA Live 19. As always, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as here in the Forum.

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The Friday Five: 5 Features That Are Older Than You Think

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. This week’s Five is a list of five features in modern basketball games that are older than you may realise.

We’ve seen some really cool features in basketball video games over the past couple of generations. Extensive historical content, brilliant presentation, and innovative approaches to modes, have all continued to push the basketball gaming experience further and further. Not every idea pans out, and there are always some of us who prefer an old school approach when it comes to certain features, but the amount of innovation and creativity is still very impressive. Of course, not all of those concepts and features are necessarily brand new ideas.

As I’ve discussed in many Wayback Wednesday features, there was an impressive amount of innovation in several early basketball video games as well. Modern tech has allowed developers to push the envelope even further, but it’s interesting and sometimes surprising when we look back and see that certain features were attempted many years ago, with varying degrees of success. That isn’t a bad thing, as good and creative ideas should be revisited when the technology allows them to be even better, perhaps even the way that they were originally envisioned. Those original attempts do deserve credit though, as they demonstrate that some features are older than we think.

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NBA Live 19 Patch 1.08 Released; Minor Fixes

Celebrating a victory in Court Battles (NBA Live 19)

In the wake of Patch 1.07 for NBA Live 19, the developers have pushed through another quick update. Patch 1.08 is a smaller update, weighing in at around 80 MB compared to the previous 6 GB patch.

There aren’t any detailed release notes as yet, but it appears as though the patch addresses a few issues caused by the previous update. From what members of the community have observed, issues with custom roster files and Franchise mode saves have been resolved.

If any further details come through from the development team, I’ll be sure to post them, as well as add them to the NBA Live 19 update history in our Wiki. As always, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as in this topic in the NLSC Forum.

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File Additions for NBA 2K19

NBA 2K19 Cover Art

The latest file additions for NBA 2K19 include updates for player faces, jerseys, courts, rosters, and more. Please see below for all the download links!

Torogi
Taurean Prince Face
Al Horford Face

bluejaybrandon
Washington Wizards Team Tattoo Update

pinoy21
Phoenix Suns Jersey (pinoy21)

TwisT
Crowd Update – Southwest Division
Extra Basketballs
Crowd Update – Northwest Division (Updated to v2.0)

Shuajota
Kostas Antetokounmpo Face
Nikola Mirotic Face (Updated to v2.0)
Shuajota’s Realistic Roster (Updated to v3.1)

Manni Live
Memphis Grizzlies Fedex Forum

sticky-fingers
2001 Philadelphia 76ers Wachovia Center (Updated to v1.1)

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Wayback Wednesday: BIG Moments in NBA Live 14

BIG Moments: A Win is a Win (NBA Live 14)

This is Wayback Wednesday, your midweek blast from the past! In this feature, we dig into the archives, look back at the history of basketball gaming, and indulge in some nostalgia. Check in every Wednesday for retrospectives and other features on older versions of NBA Live, NBA 2K, and old school basketball video games in general. You’ll also find old NLSC editorials re-published with added commentary, and other flashback content. This week, I’m taking a look back at BIG Moments, which debuted in NBA Live 14.

Since I covered NBA 2K17’s College DLC last week, I’d say it isn’t too soon to go back to the beginning of the current generation of NBA Live this time. It’s been a long time since EA Sports’ game was the premiere NBA sim, and this generation has once again seen the game rebuilding over the course of a few years, as it’s fought to regain its share of the market. The process has had its up and downs and it seems to be paying off with NBA Live 19, but even when the series was in rough shape, there were flashes of brilliance and good concepts. One of those ideas was BIG Moments.

A fresh mode that brought dynamic content to the game, BIG Moments is an idea that EA Sports could stand to revisit in future releases, even as NBA Live explores new modes of play such as LIVE Events and Court Battles. Let’s take a look back…way back…

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NBA Live 19 Patch 1.07 Released; Huge Amount of Updates

One Court Shootaround in NBA Live 19

A huge update has been pushed through for NBA Live 19. The latest patch – referred to as both 1.07 and Title Update 3 – contains a ton of new content, tuning fixes, and added functionality. A quick breakdown of the key updates is as follows:

  • Edit Player now available in Franchise Mode (this applies to existing Franchises – no need to restart)
  • Now you can practice with your Created Player on your created court
  • Streaming/capture blocking has been removed from several areas of the game
  • Tuning to Inside Shots
  • Trait Balancing – Fixed shooting trait issue to decrease boost on highly improbable shots
  • New Animations – Legend Jumpshots, Signature Jumpers, Dribble Moves, and Signature Dunks have been added
  • Massive Gameplay Tuning in different areas based on player feedback since launch
  • Over 2,466 commentary samples added

Please see below for the full patch notes, which have also been added to our update history for NBA Live 19 in the NLSC Wiki. As always, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below, as well as join in the discussion here in the NBA Live 19 section of the NLSC Forum.

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File Additions for NBA 2K19

NBA 2K19 Cover Art

The latest NBA 2K19 PC mod releases include a bunch of player faces and models, new rosters, and an update for the 2001 76ers’ court. Check them all out at the links below!

Torogi
Andrew Wiggins Face & Model
Jaylen Brown Face
Cory Joseph Face
Klay Thompson Face
Grant Hill Face & Model

Shuajota
Blake Griffin Face
Dwayne Wade Face
Derrick Rose Face
LeBron James Face
J.J. Barea Face (Updated to v2.0)
Shuajota’s Realistic Roster (Updated to v3.0)

sticky-fingers
2001 Philadelphia 76ers Wells Fargo Center

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Monday Tip-Off: A Tale of Two Face Scans

Dribbling in The One (NBA Live 19)

We’re at midcourt, and the ball is about to go up…it’s Monday Tip-Off! Start your week here at the NLSC with a feature that’s dedicated to opinions, commentary, and other fun stuff related to NBA Live, NBA 2K, and other basketball video games. This week, I’m tipping things off with a comparison of my experiences with face scans in NBA Live 19 and NBA 2K19.

Hey, do you think by using the words “Two Face” in the title of this week’s Tip-Off, I’ll draw a few hits from people Googling the iconic Batman villain? Probably not, but if for some reason that is how you got here, I’m afraid I’m going to have to disappoint you. Likewise, if you’re looking for articles about the colloquialism “two-faced” or a certain psychological concept, you’ve hit upon the wrong article. Of course, if you do happen to enjoy basketball video games, then I certainly invite you to stick around and take in our content!

With that being said, basketball gaming is, as always, the topic of the day. On this occasion, I’m talking about my different experiences performing face scans in NBA Live 19 and NBA 2K19. While it is my intention to dial back my involvement with the career modes this year, I was always going to check them out. Since the option is available, I also tried to scan my face in for both my One Player and MyPLAYER. There were moments of frustration attempting both face scans, but one game yielded far better results than the other. Without any further musing about drawing in a few unsuspecting people via the SEO, I present a Tale of Two Face Scans.

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File Additions for NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 Cover Art

Today’s lone file addition for NBA 2K18 PC is a new tattoo update for Lonzo Ball. Download it at the link below!

Arslan21
Lonzo Ball Tattoos

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File Additions for NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14 Cover Art

The latest file additions for NBA 2K14 PC feature a couple of new face updates by Blang. Check them out at the links below!

Blang
Michael Beasley Face
RJ Barrett Face

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The Friday Five: 5 Weird Moments in Basketball Games

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. This week’s Five is a list of five moments in basketball video games that were somewhat weird.

Most video games have their weird moments, mostly because none are immune to glitches. Any game with random events, real physics, or other elements that allow them to be somewhat organic and dynamic will probably yield unusual results from time to time. In basketball games, we can also see weird results with the sim engine or strange moments when the AI breaks down. It’s safe to say that we’ve all experienced those oddities and have some stories to swap. I’m not talking about those kinds of moments, though.

No, I’m talking about the weird moments that were actually intentional on the part of the developers, or are the fallout of something that happened during the development of the game. Even if they’re working as intended, they’re still weird. I’m also thinking about weird moments that we’ve been able to create ourselves due to a design quirk that lends itself to an unusual situation. Some of the moments I’ve listed here are interesting oddities, some reflect a lack of attention to detail, and some are hilariously bizarre. With that being said, please enjoy what I feel are five rather weird moments in basketball video games.

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