The Evolution of The Basketball Video Game

Published on November 8th, 2011 by Astramskas, David | 409 views

Yesterday I posted about the original Basketball game that came out in 1978 and was endorsed by Kareem Abdul Jabbar.  Today Ballislife brings you the evolution of the basketball video game.  Within that 30 years we saw basketball on Atari to Double Dribble to Jordan vs Bird to NBA Jam to NBA Live to NBA2K12.

Since we showed you some of the classics it’s time to take a look at some of the forgotten games

Pat Riley

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Bill Laimbeer’s Combat Basketball

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Magic Johnson Fast Break

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Slam City with Scottie Pippen

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Not really a “basketball game” but features a basketball legend – Michael Jordan Chaos in the Windy City

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About the Author

David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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