The NBA 2K franchise returns bigger than ever, giving you the chance to end the debate over the best teams and players of all time. In NBA 2K12, you'll relive professional basketball's most memorable rivalries with 15 historic NBA teams and their greatest players, including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Julius 'Dr. J' Erving, among other basketball icons.
- Take Larry Bird's sweet stroke against Julius Erving's legendary above-the-rim offense
- Game pays tribute to the teams and heroes that defined them, letting you unlock them to create matchups against any current NBA franchise
- Pit Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers' "Showtime" offense against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to see which iconic teams and legends would dominate in an ultimate showdown
- NBA's Greatest mode lets you match Jordan's Bulls against the Miami Heat's "Big 3" of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh; Bird's Celtics against the Lakers' with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol; and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Lakers against the Orlando Magic