Best NBA Video Games

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

The Top Ten Best NBA Video Games

1 NBA 2K11

This is the best 2K ever made, and also the last good one. 2K13+ is pure trash and I'm glad I never bought any of them.

Very good game.Good mechanics.My player mode is phenomenal.All in all great game

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!

Like that you get to chose your nba team

2 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!

100 percent, my first 2k as well

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

2k14 & 2k16 were the only NBA games that I enjoyed

3 NBA Hangtime
4 NBA Elite
5 NBA Showdown
6 NBA 2K16

If they were on the same team then easy claps also my favorite 2k

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

7 NBA 2K17

The my career is amazing and it's addicting.

This game was garbage.

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

Awesome my career with Michael B. Jordan

8 NBA Pro-Hoops
9 NBA 2K12

Best basketball game!

Highly underrated best game


10 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!

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.

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11 NBA 2K15

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

It good you start at 73 you get best jumpshot and rec

12 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.

13 NBA Basketball Showdown
14 NBA 2K18

The worst 2k ever.

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

best game

15 NBA 2K19

Really good MyTeam. People hate on this game but looking back it was a good game and I had some good memories playing it.

This game is ultimately trash. This game has no logic, the animations are ass, some builds which are not suppose to shoot are shooting consistently, good releases on shooting builds do not go in but non shooting with worse releases go in, if u guys want to buy 2k, I suggest waiting for 2k20, sell 2k19 and I hope Ronnie2k learns how to make better games

16 NBA 2K20

Its okay the mycarrer is trash

NBA 2K 20

17 NBA Live 2003

Great childhood memories

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

It’s got mj in it who doesn’t love mj

18 NBA Live 14

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

19 NBA Street Vol 2

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

Best NBA Street

20 NBA Live 2005
21 NBA Jam

The original arcade basketball

Arcade classic. Boomshakalaka! He's on fire!

22 NBA 2K8
23 NBA Live 06
24 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.

25 NBA 2K3
26 NBA Live 18
27 NBA Live 07
28 NBA 2K9
29 NBA Live 15
30 NBA Ballers Phenom
31 NBA Street V3

pretty lit tbh

32 NBA Live 16
33 NBA 07
35 NBA Live 10

I love the PA announcer on this game.

36 NBA General Manager
37 NBA 2K
38 NBA 2K10
39 NBA Elite 11
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