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NLSC Podcast – Episode #144

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We’re a little late again this week, but our streak is alive as Episode #144 of the NLSC Podcast is out now! This week, Arcane and I discuss recent news and events in basketball gaming, bring back a couple of segments, and talk about a few NBA topics including the upcoming 2016 All-Star Weekend.

On this week’s show…

  • The NBA Live 16 rosters have been updated, but do not include this year’s All-Star teams, jerseys, or court. We also touch on the continued lack of updates to BIG Moments and NBA Rewind.
  • Following our speculation last week, the NBA 2K16 Road To The Finals Pro-Am tournament has tipped off with pre-season play. Unfortunately for PC gamers, it appears to be console only.
  • Take Two is being sued over the unauthorised use of certain players’ tattoos in NBA 2K16. Fair or foul?
  • Returning in this week’s NLSC Podcast, Our Week in Basketball Gaming! This week, it’s all about Ultimate Team, MyCAREER, and a rant about sore losers online.
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes we’ve made in franchise modes over the years?
  • Do we have any plans to get into some NBA 2K16 modding?
  • Jeff Hornacek has been fired by the Phoenix Suns, and replaced by Earl Watson. Not altogether surprising.
  • With the trade deadline looming, we look at some rumours making the rounds, and consider who might be changing teams. Will any big names be wearing new jerseys after the deadline?
  • We give our thoughts on the suggestion that Kobe Bryant will shut it down after All-Star Weekend.
  • The participants for the Slam Dunk Contest and Three-Point Shootout have been announced, so we throw out some early predictions.
  • Could Kevin Durant end up with the Golden State Warriors next season?
  • In this week’s Bold Predictions…more of the same. The slump has to end sometime, right?
  • We wrap up Episode #144 of the NLSC Podcast with the return of Trivia Question, featuring a tidbit from beyond the arc.

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Have some thoughts on the latest episode? Sound off in the comments below, or here in the Forum. Also, if there’s a topic you’d like us to discuss on the next episode of the NLSC Podcast, feel free to hit us up in this thread.

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Izzy Snow
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Izzy Snow

Great show as always. Listened to this while I played a game of Live and 2K. It’s troubling that Big Moments and Rewind aren’t being updated but I will say at least that the rosters/stats are being updated nicely. At least for my Wizards anyway. Noticed that Kris Kardashian Humphries finally got his 3pt rating up to 70 and other players like Dudley (92 3pt), Neal (80ish), etc. are getting recognition. I hate that Temple has a generic face though. It throws me off.

MrGetbackUp7
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MrGetbackUp7

Hey Andrew! Love everything you guys are doing. But when playing NBA Live with my brother I’m not able to call a timeout but my brother can call a timeout. Also it a lock symbol by the timeout also. I have lost some games playing my brother because I could not call a timeout to sub in the correct players at critical moments. Just want to know if you or anyone else encountered this issue. Thanks.