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Average Player Score Based on 680 ratings
8.1
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Score Breakdown Based on 680 ratings
  1. 10 (154)
  2. 9 (149)
  3. 8 (222)
  4. 7 (99)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (10)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.3

    Ballas, are why they call us!!

    This game is pretty much a novelty to the NBA family. This game perticulary isnt the best game ever on the planet, far from it. This game is just one of those you would pick up for 20 bucks at your nearest wal-mart. Howe... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

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What Gamespot Users have to say about NBA Ballers: Phenom

  • Review Score:6.8

    ummm....no

    This game does have alot of new stuff, true! But the game as a whole is not all what it was suposed to be. Your better off just playing NBA Live 97'. The whole walking around thing was soooo not fun. All ur able to do wa... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    Good but could have been great.

    NBA Ballers Phenom is the sequel to the original NBA Ballers. Nothing is really diffrent except for free roaming and 2 on 2 action, but other then that, NOTHING has been changed. The graphic engine is the same and the ac... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    PHENOM

    The nba ballas series is back with a brand new story mode and brand new features. There are also som new characters and celeberties like HOT SAUCE from AND1, LUDACRIS, and TRIKZ from L.A. RUSH. i was a little suprised ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Street dirty basketball

    Full of DJ music and rap, similar with NBA street but you only control one person as the main character in this game. But at the certain event you can play with along with your partner. Not to mention the dirty trick in ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Room to grow but plenty of show!

    I admit to being a bit hard on basketball games especially since I have played on the blacktop for about 14 years now. Being a person that plays in real life I do expect a lot from my video game version. My chief let-dow... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    another Great Ballers game

    Couldnt wait to get this since i liked the first game allot. So here we go First Impression: I liked the movie intro and the graphics and there is a new storey line which i find is rather unique to the whole B-Ball xp... Read Full Review

    3 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.2

    Solid Job

    When the first NBA Ballers came out, I knew it was a complete ripoff of Street before I bought it. I liked the somewhat new concept of it, but it got dull and boring....FAST. I decided to give the 2nd one a try, Pheno... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Ballas, are why they call us!!

    This game is pretty much a novelty to the NBA family. This game perticulary isnt the best game ever on the planet, far from it. This game is just one of those you would pick up for 20 bucks at your nearest wal-mart. Howe... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.1

    the best street ball today

    I'm a huge fan of street ball(me being a street baller myself) I love this game. My favorite of the new features is the free roaming areas and how you can buy things and not wait a long long time to unlock them. The stor... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    I like this game Nba baller 2 cuz it is better way better than the first with the two on two and story mode that is good

    When I had first got the game i couldnt wait to play it i like the graphics a lot and the gameplay but it do get kinda hard sometimes. i like the little movie they got with stars like hot sauce and ludacris.but i ghot to... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful