2K Sports Unveils NBA 2K12 Legends Roster

By   /   Aug 19, 2011


NBA 2K12 will feature Greatest Mode that will bring back some of the legendary figures in NBA history back to the court and puts you in control to relive the classic moments. We already knew some of the hall of famers part of the list but 2K Sports has revealed all 15 Legends and gives us a glimpse of team match-ups. Here is the full list:

Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Season: 1986-87
Matchup: Lakers vs. Celtics

Player: Larry Bird
Season:1985-86
Matchup: Celtics vs. Hawks

Player: Wilt Chamberlain
Season: 1971-72
Matchup: Lakers vs. Knicks

Player: Julius Erving
Season: 1984-85
Matchup: 76ers vs. Bucks

Player: Patrick Ewing
Season: 1994-95
Matchup: Knicks vs. Magic

Player: Magic Johnson
Season: 1990-91
Matchup: Lakers vs. Trailblazers

Player: Michael Jordan
Season: 1992-93
Matchup: Bulls vs. Hornets

Player: Karl Malone
Season: 1997-98
Matchup: Jazz vs. Spurs

Player: Scottie Pippen
Season: 1995-96
Matchup: Bulls vs. Supersonics

Player: Oscar Robertson
Season: 1970-71
Matchup: Bucks vs. Lakers

Player: Hakeem Olajuwon
Season: 1993-94
Matchup: Rockets vs. Nuggets

Player: Isiah Thomas
Season: 1988-89
Matchup: Pistons vs. Bulls

Player: Bill Russell
Season: 1964-65
Matchup: Celtics vs. Lakers

Player: John Stockton
Season: 1997-98
Matchup: Jazz vs. Lakers

Player: Jerry West
Season: 1970-71
Matchup: Lakers vs. Hawks

2K Sports has changed how you will play the Greatest Mode – Unlike last year’s Jordan Challenge Mode you are not required to complete all statistical objectives. All you need to do is put up a Win and you will unlock both teams for use in Quick Play. It would be interesting to put Legends of the classic era against Modern Day Basketball celebrities. Who would you pick ? Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant ?

Those who pre-order the game will get two more teams – 1990-91 Warriors and 2001-02 Kings. NBA 2K12 will release on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 on October 4.

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