NBA Live 16 Week 12 Roster Update Details

NBA Live 16: Aaron Gordon

The Week 12 roster update for NBA Live 16 has come through, featuring all of the deals from the 2016 trade deadline. Jersey numbers and the accessories for 33 players have also been updated in the latest roster. For a complete breakdown, check out this spreadsheet.

A handful of All-Star Weekend participants have also received some ratings boosts in the latest roster:

  • Paul George (OVR 89): +6 3-Point Shot (89), +2 Mid-Range Shot (80), +1 Shot Off Dribble (80)
  • John Wall (OVR 89): +12 Layup (97), +10 Pass Accuracy (80), +8 Dunk (95)
  • Steph Curry (OVR 95): +6 Contested Shot (96), +5 Shot Off Dribble (94), +4 Mid-Range Shot (90)
  • Russell Westbrook (OVR 93): +10 Inside Shot (90), +7 Dribbling (95), +3 Dunk (93)
  • Anthony Davis (OVR 88): +10 Inside Shot (88), +10 Shot Off Dribble (79), +5 Mid-Range Shot (85)
  • Chris Paul (OVR 93): +9 Mid-Range Shot (80), +6 Shot Off Dribble (92), +4 Court Vision (99)
  • James Harden (OVR 91): +8 3-Point Shot (93), +7 Mid-Range Shot (79), +7 Shot Off Dribble (93)

Slam Dunk Contest participants Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine, and Will Barton have also received boosts to their dunking ratings. Runner-up Gordon and winner LaVine are now sitting at 99, while Barton’s dunk rating is now 90. Additionally, all three players have been given enhanced dunk packages.

Speaking of dunks, as we discussed in Episode #147 of the NLSC Podcast, there has been an issue with this year’s rookie crop not being able to dunk in NBA Live 16. The latest roster includes fixes for some of those players (including Karl-Anthony Towns, Kristaps Porzingas, and Bobby Portis), ensuring that players with dunk ratings of 60 or higher will be able to dunk in appropriate situations.

Any thoughts on the latest NBA Live 16 rosters? Feel free to post them in the comments section below, as well as in this thread in the Forum. While you’re in the mood for posting feedback, don’t forget that we’re also compiling our NBA Live 17 Wishlist, so be sure to get your suggestions in ASAP!

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March 3, 2016 4:56 pm

If the developers of this game took the the time to make the player engine like they do on Madden this game would be lights out and kill 2k ..with small other in game improvements…but the player engine is the biggest key… if this improves the sales will increase …I guarantee it