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In MyCareer, you must fight your way through high school, college, and eventually the NBA in order to be named the greatest player of all time.

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Sarunas J. Jackson ... Frequency Vibrations (voice)
Michelle Mitchenor ... Cee-Cee (voice)
Gina Breedlove Gina Breedlove ... Mrs. Martha (voice)
Arthur Richardson Arthur Richardson ... Mr. Pete (voice)
Wade F. Wilson ... Vic Van Lier (voice)
Anya Engel-Adams ... Yvette Mendenhall (voice)
Paul Ghiringhelli Paul Ghiringhelli ... Team Owner (voice)
Al Palagonia Al Palagonia ... Dom Pagnotti (voice)
Gendell Hing-Hernandez Gendell Hing-Hernandez ... Officer Vasquez (voice)
Doug Boyd Doug Boyd ... Recruiter (voice)
Chris Marsol ... Recruiter (voice)
Michael Abts Michael Abts ... Recruiter (voice)
Blair Leatherwood ... Recruiter (voice)
Bobby August Jr. ... Recruiter (voice)
Sal Calanni Sal Calanni ... Recruiter (voice) (as Salvatore Calanni Jr.)

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From the humble beginnings of high school basketball, to the legendary Allen Fieldhouse and the University of Kansas where Jayhawks soar, to the big stage that is the NBA, where wide-eyed rookies become superstars, Spike Lee's "Livin' Da Dream" re-envisions storytelling in sports video games as the newest addition to NBA 2Ks MyCareer mode. Written by Anonymous

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They Are Really Dropping the Ball with This Franchise
15 June 2016 | by NDbportmanfanSee all my reviews

I eventually end up playing every installment of this franchise and I am still convinced that 2k13 was the peak. Ever since the franchise started creating games for the PS4/Xbox One the game play has been an utter disappointment.

It looks as though the team is focused on how the game looks rather than making an effective basketball game. The main problem I have with 2k16 is the user A.!. They just look lost, they can't guard the ball (sometimes just leaving their man when the ball is 5 feet away, which leads to an easy score), fastbreak defense is a joke to say the least, and the passing is poor (they don't angle them correctly). When I play online I will check the team comparison just for a laugh and it is usually upwards on 18 turnovers for both sides, every time.

As I previously said "when I play online" that is when the servers are actually working. The past two years they weren't even ready at launch, so I guess it is a step up, but far to often I can't even finish a game because there are so many problems. How am I supposed to enjoy the new features that they constantly bring in when the servers are always a problem.

My favorite mode is MyCareer, well at least it was before they started making it RWG (Role Watching Game). You have even less of a say in this one than 2k15. They turned it into a movie that you just watch (where is the fun in that); I would rather make the decisions. It also just bypasses your rookie year and there isn't much upgrading you can do. You are a 55 ovr player that is drafted and talked as though your the next Lebron James, which I could help but laughing. The off day activities in the second year and onward are a plus but you have to play every game so to enjoy the free upgrades would be a grind to say the least.

The only other pluses in this game are the user controls feel smoother, as I can actually guard my man more effectively. Of course the graphics as that is just becoming the selling point. Including a lot more players in the game which is fun for the solo MyTeam games.


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