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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

NBA 2K12 Features Many Legends, Including Julius Erving, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen

The 2012 NBA season will almost certainly start late--if it starts at all--but the NBA 2K12 video game will be available in stores on October 4 and will include not only the NBA's brightest current stars but also many of pro basketball's greatest legends. Here is the NBA 2K12 trailer:

Here are screen shots of Julius Erving, Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen:

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posted by David Friedman @ 6:11 PM



At Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:13:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...


I figured you'd probably give a shout out for 2k12 once the news came out that Julius Erving was going to be featured in the game.

A light confused why Bill Cartwright is featured so prominently in the trailer, though.

At Tuesday, August 23, 2011 7:29:00 PM, Blogger David Friedman said...


I thought that including Cartwright was a nice touch, showcasing how the NBA 2K12 game captures his unique free throw motion. I wonder how many people know/remember that Cartwright finished third in the 1980 Rookie of the Year voting behind Bird and Magic? Cartwright also made the All-Star team as a rookie and he was a very good starting center for five years until injuries (and the arrival of Patrick Ewing) forced him to accept a smaller role.

At Tuesday, August 23, 2011 8:19:00 PM, Blogger Awet M said...

The dreamshake that left Robinson confabulated in the 1995 west finals sold me. I'll be playing come October 4th!

I've enjoyed playing NBA video games growing up (even created 30-40 of hall of fame players to add to current teams) but not in years. Time to reconnect with my inner vidiot!


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