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Score Breakdown Based on 2438 ratings
  1. 10 (376)
  2. 9 (1289)
  3. 8 (588)
  4. 7 (110)
  5. 6 (23)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (21)

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  • User Rating 9.4

    ESPN NBA 2K5 wipes the hardwood with NBA Live 2005

    Rated on January 03, 2006 by rerun0607

    ESPN is a great game with great game modes, great graphics, and REALISM. Although NBA live 2005 has things like the Slam Dunk Comp and other All-Star events. ESPN's nba 2k5 has better graphics and bet...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    great and fun basketball game, the price is more to love about it

    Rated on October 02, 2004 by artman420

    For many years i have been deciding on whether to buy live or sega. I usually bought live and never gave sega a chance. In espn basketball i finally rented it and came to a conclusion that live cant c...

    2 out of 19 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The best basketball sim ever

    Rated on November 05, 2004 by sonicboom713

    First off let me just tell all you guys that I never thought i'd ever buy this game, but when I saw the price, I felt I should give it a shot and I feel extremely satisfied for doing so. The game does...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    This game is great and highly addictive!

    Rated on October 11, 2004 by Rickyballer2004

    There are many reasons to get this game. One reason is the gameplay is great. Its a highly addictive game and you will grow so attached to it you wont let the controller go for hours. The graphic are ...

    0 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Best ESPN Basketball game? YES!!!

    Rated on October 15, 2004 by Eminemboy162000

    I got this game yesterday, I played 2k3-2k5, and i have to tell you, this is the best basketball game that i ever played. This game tops any other 2k game. I remember how easy 2k4 was to play, i use...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    One Great Game!!

    Rated on April 17, 2005 by GeeLove63

    The graphics and presentation are truly awesome. I have no complaints at all about this game. This game looks very real and any true basketball fan will love it. Not taking anything from its counterpa...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.7

    maybe the best game out for the genre this year....BUT not good enough

    Rated on October 11, 2005 by jsmoke03

    Out of all the sports video game genre, basketball games seem to fall short compared to the realism of the other sports games. Every year the games have relatively gone in minor steps to achieving a g...

    2 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    ESPN NBA 2K5: Basket ball or blunder ball?

    Rated on November 24, 2004 by armyman_22

    I have always been a NBA Live fan, but I have always been open minded, too. Before whomever reads this review consider this I have both games in my possesion as of now, I am going to rate it fairly, a...

    0 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Best Of Class 2004

    Rated on November 12, 2004 by Nachoking2k2

    This game is all around the best basketball game on the market this season. Now don't get me wrong, the game still has its flaws, but the overall gameplay and the presentation place this game above th...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    Just Sweet

    Rated on March 25, 2005 by The_Answer_1

    Okay we are hear to thank the folks at Take-two and espn for just a great product.You have arcade games and then you have simulation games.This game is the most realistic basketball game out there and...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.