Best NBA Video Games

Lists the 10 best NBA video games from 2K to NBA live

The Top Ten

1 NBA 2K14

100 percent, my first 2k as well

The best one out there out of them all! Hands down! - Pzubrikov

Best game I HAVE played. It has amazing graphics and gameplay. It isn't impossible like some of the others too! A few things I would like them to add in 2k15 are the myplayer customization, the long loading, and the high prices in the VC store.

2 NBA 2K11

Why is this not #1! It shares qualities just like your typical arcade style Ballers game and has the never-ending joy ride where you are given the best graphics, commentary, and gameplay. Complete with 15+ intresting and fascinating game modes that put your brain-rattling experience into full throttle! And what else? A ' Michael Jordan mode! Give me a game that will put you in the zone better than this! I'll be waiting!

I love this game!

3 Basketball Jam
4 NBA Ballers Phenom
5 NBA Hangtime
6 NBA Live 10

I love the PA announcer on this game.

7 NBA Elite
8 NBA 2K12

Highly underrated best game

Best basketball game!


9 NBA 2K17

By far the best 2k for MyCareer. It had the best park system, best myCourt system, best myteam system and best regular mycareer prelude story

The my career is amazing and it's addicting. - Bradysnothing

I love nba 2k17 it possible number 1

10 NBA Live 07

The Contenders

11 NBA Showdown
12 NBA 2K16

This one is the best no question.

This is way better than NBA 2K 15, which in my opinion was really horrible. This 2K has way better graphics, has a better MyCareer mode and it has better reviews.

Great game

13 NBA 2K13

The last of the 2K games I have listed but it still made it in the top 5! It is pretty much the same as 2K12 except for some little things.

With Wilt Chamberlain? I will buy!

14 NBA 2K15

I have high hopes for this game on the next gen version seeing how 2K14 went.

15 NBA Street V3
16 Super Basketball
17 NBA 2K13

Its one of the older games but still one of the best. Its Mycareer is fun and things in the VC store aren't expensive.

18 NBA Street

Last one: that's right the oldest one yet NBA street. Lets face it the main reason people bot the gamecube was to play this. I'm not saying its bad there is many more games. I'm just doing 7.

19 NBA Pro-Hoops
20 NBA 2K18

Game is trash mycareer in this game is too inconsistent most overhyped 2k

21 NBA 2K19
22 NBA Basketball Showdown
23 NBA Live 14

The graphics are not good in this game but I like the dynasty gameplay and the realistic stats.

24 Arch Rivals Arch Rivals

NBA Jam before NBA Jam!

! Punching and pantsing, you could even dunk from the 3pt line from the right angle, good for 3 points!

25 NBA 2K14

Another old one that really stood out to me. There are lots of cool things in this one. You can be legends, current teams, or some weird things like pandas or stick figures. You can really dunk like crazy in this one!

26 NBA Street Vol 2

This and NBA Ballers are top tier ps2 basketball games. Endless fun from my childhood - Dorito

27 NBA Live 2003

Like he said it’s got a real mj in it.

It’s got mj in it who doesn’t love mj

28 NBA Live 2002

It’s got mj in it and he can actually dunk good unlike nba live 2003 2003 is ok but mj in that game just sucks he can’t dunk that good but in 2002 he can dunk a lot better.

29 NBA 2K3
30 NBA Live 2005
31 NBA 2K8
32 NBA Live 18
33 NBA Live 15
34 NBA Jam

Arcade classic. Boomshakalaka! He's on fire!

35 NBA Live 06
36 NBA 2K9
37 NBA General Manager
38 NBA Live 16
39 NBA 07
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