Cheats & Guides

NBA Jam Cheats For Genesis

  1. Juice Mode

    Defeat all 27 NBA teams, and you will unlock the juice mode, which speeds the game up exponentially.

    Contributed by: stonedwal 

  2. Unlock All Powerups

    At the name entry screen, go to S. Hold Start and press C. Go to N. Hold Start and press B. Go to K. Hold Start and press C.

    Contributed by: jh51681 

  3. Name Passwords

    At the name entry screen enter the following as your name then press the button:

    Effect Effect
    AIR (A Button) Air Dog
    NET (B Button) Al Gore
    ARK (A Button) Bill Clinton
    SAL (C Button) Divita
    DIS (C Button) George "P Funk" Clinton
    QB(Blank) (A Button) Kabuki
    MJT (A Button) Mark Turmell
    RJR (B Button) Rivett
    ROD (B Button) Scruff
    UW(Blank) (A Button) Warren Moon
    SAX (C Button) Weasel

    Contributed by: Mike Truitt 

  4. Tonight's Match-Up Codes

    At the Tonight's Match-Up Screen enter the following code:

    Effect Effect
    Hit any button then hold A + B until tip-off Display Shot Percentage
    Hit any button 15 times and spin the D-Pad clock-wise, on the 15th time hold it down until tip off. Easier Interceptions
    Press A, B or C 13 times and hold B and C Juice Mode
    A, A, A, A, A and hold Down Power Up Defense #1
    B, B, A, C, C, Start Power Up Defense #2
    D-Pad 360 degrees and press A, B or C 13 times Power-Up Dunks
    A, B or C seven times and then hold Up, B and C Power-Up Fire
    A, B or C five times, then hold the A, B and C buttons Power-Up Turbo

    Contributed by: Mike Truitt, stonedwal 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Codes Codes by TMiller 1K
General FAQs FAQ by Outkast 15K
General FAQs FAQ by DAmrich 22K
General FAQs FAQ by ZRobinson 19K
General FAQs FAQ by Fast_Eddie 54K

NBA Jam Cheats For Game Boy

  1. Hidden Characters

    Enter one of the following at the password screen to access the hidden character.

    Effect Effect
    JAM: Enter J and then A, place the cursor on T and then press Up+B so M is chosen. Air Dog
    EXC: Enter E and then X, place the cursor on the letter J and then press Up, Start+B so C is chosen. Al Gore
    USA: Enter U and then S, place the cursor on the letter B and press Left, A+B so A is chosen. Bill Clinton
    BAT: Enter B and then A, place the cursor on the blank space and then press Up+A+B so T is chosen. Brutaw
    AMX: Enter A and then M, place the cursor on Q and then press Down+A+B so X is chosen. Chow Chow
    SD: Enter S and then D, place the cursor on T and press Down+B so the blank space is chosen. Divita
    FNK: Enter F and then N, place the cursor on the letter L and then press Left+B so K is chosen. G. Clinton
    FRD: Enter F and then R, place the cursor on the letter E and then press Right+B so D is chosen. Kabuki
    VIK: Enter V and then I, place the cursor on J then press Right+A+B so the K is chosen. Moon
    RJ: Enter R and then J, place the cursor on F and press Up+A+B so the blank space is chosen. Rivett
    WIL: Enter W and then I, place the cursor on M and press Left+B so L is chosen. Turmell
    MAN: Enter M and then A and place the cursor on U and then press Up+Start+A+B so N is chosen. Weasel

    Contributed by: Reaper 

  2. Game Cheats

    Enter one of the codes below at the Match-up screen for the desired effect.

    Effect Effect
    Press any button seven times then hold left Always on Fire
    Press any button fourteen times then hold A and B Juice Mode
    Press any button five times then hold Up Power up Defense
    ress any button ten times then hold down and A Power Up Dunks
    ress any button fifteen times then hold right Power Up Intercept
    Press any button three times then hold up and B Shot % Displayed
    Press any button fifteen times then hold up and B Unlimited Turbo

    Contributed by: Reaper 

NBA Jam Cheats For GameGear

  1. Hidden Player Codes

    At the initial entry screen, enter the first two initials and go to the given spot. Then, hold the given direction to move to the correct third initial (and hold any given buttons) and press 1. This unlocks the player for you to use on the team you pick.

    Effect Effect
    NET: Enter NE, go to M, hold Down+2, press 1 Al Gore
    CAR: Enter CA, go to S, hold Left+2. press 1 Asif "Chow-Chow" Chauhdri
    ARK: Enter AR, stay at R, hold Up+2, press 1 Bill Clinton
    SAX: Enter SA, go to X, hold Left, press 1 Dan "Weasel" Feinstein
    AIR: Enter AI, go to Y, hold Up+2, press 1 Eric "Air Dog" Samulski
    QB_: Enter QB, go to T, hold Down, press 1 Eric "Kabuki" Kuby
    DIS: Enter DI, go to R, hold Right+2, press 1 George "P-Funk" Clinton
    RJR: Enter RJ, go to Y, hold Up, press 1 Jamie Rivett
    MJT: Enter MJ, go to _, hold Up+2+Start, press 1 Mark Turmell
    SAL: Enter SA, go to M, hold Left, press 1 Sal DiVita
    ROD: Enter RO, go to K, hold Up, press 1 Tom "Scruff" Rademacher
    UW_: Enter UW, go to F, hold Up+Start, press 1 Warren Moon

    Contributed by: jh51681 

  2. Tonight's Match-Up Codes

    Enter these codes at the ''Tonight's Match-Up'' screen:

    Effect Effect
    Press Down, Right, Right, 2, 1, Left Repeatedly Be on fire the entire game.
    1(13x),hold 1+2 until court appears Juice Mode
    2 (4x), hold 2 until tip-off Powered-Up Defense
    rotate d-pad clockwise, 2 (x13) Powered-Up Dunks
    rotate d-pad clockwise, 1 (x15) Powered-Up Interceptions
    2, hold 2 until tip-off Shot % Display

    Contributed by: samjustsogoodatddr, jh51681 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ by DAmrich 22K
General FAQs FAQ by Big Ira 6K
General FAQs FAQ/Strategy Guide by KeyBlade999 22K
In-Depth FAQs Password List by PunkGuitarist 3K

NBA Jam Cheats For Super Nintendo

  1. Extra Players

    You will need to enter these codes at the Add Initials Screen:

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Put in AI and the highlight R. Hold the Start and L buttons down and hit X. Air Dog
    Put in NE and the highlight T. Hold the L and R buttons down and hit A. Al Gore
    Put in AR and the highlight K. Hold the Start and L buttons down and hit X. Bill Clinton
    Put in CA and the highlight R. Hold the L and R buttons down and hit X. Chow-Chow
    Put in QB and the highlight [] (space). Hold the Start and L buttons down and hit X. Eric ''KABUKI'' Kuby
    Put in RJ and the highlight R. Hold the Start and R buttons down and hit X. Jamie Rivett
    Put in MJ and the highlight T. Hold the Start and R buttons down and hit A. Mark Turmell
    Put in DI and the highlight S. Hold the L button down and hit A. P Funk
    Put in SA and the highlight L. Hold the R and L buttons down and hit X. Sal Divita
    Put in RO and the highlight D. Hold the Start and R buttons down and hit X. SCRUFF
    Put in UW and the highlight Space. Hold the Start and R buttons down and hit A Warren Moon
    Put in SA and the highlight X. Hold the L and R buttons down and hit X. Weasel

    Contributed by: PS2pcGAMER, Retro 

  2. Cheat Codes

    Enter the following code at the Tonight's Match-Up Screen:

    Effect Effect
    press B, B, B, B, B, B, B, then press and hold Up,Y,B. Always on fire
    Hit any button 4 times, then hold that button until tipoff. Better Defense
    Hit any button 15 times while rotating the D-Pad clockwise, on the 15th tap, hold it down until tipoff Easy Steals
    Hit any button 6 times, then hold Y+B+A until tipoff Infinite Turbo
    Hit any button one time then hold B+A untill tipoff Show Shot Percentage
    Hit any button 13 times while rotating the D-Pad clockwise, on the 13th tap hold down the button until tipoff Super Dunks

    Contributed by: LTJ redux, Mike Truitt 

  3. Final Match all games won

    Enter any game mode with the initials "KRN" then the following password:

    Effect Effect
    ZC1ZGXW 24Z1WYM Final Game to see the ending

    Contributed by: fepnascimento 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Codes Codes by MPakes 4K
General FAQs FAQ by DAmrich 22K
General FAQs FAQ by ABenton 6K
General FAQs FAQ by Fast_Eddie 54K
In-Depth FAQs Password List by PunkGuitarist 3K
In-Depth FAQs Player Stats FAQ by The Golden Light 19K

NBA Jam Cheats For Sega CD

  1. Hidden Characters and All Powerups

    Do the following at the enter name screen:

    Effect Effect
    Highlight A and hold Start and press C, then highlight I and hold Start and hold B, finally highlight R and hold start and press B Air Dog
    Highlight N, hold start and press C, highlight E, hold start and press B, and highlight T, hold start and press any button Al Gore
    Highlight S and hold start and press C, next highlight N and hold start and press B, finally go to K and hold Start and press C All Power ups
    Highlight A, hold start and press any button, highlight N, hold start and press C, highlight G, hold start and press A Angela "Banana" Atkinson
    Highlight A and hold start and press A, next highlight R and hold start and press B, finally highlight K and Hold start and press C Bill Clinton
    Highlight B, hold start and press A, highlight R, hold start and press any button, and highlight T, hold start, and press C Brett "Brutah" Gow
    Highlight C and hold start and press C, then enter A, finally highlight R and hold start and press C Chow-Chow
    Highlight C, hold start and press any button, highlight K, hold start and press C, highlight the blank space, hold start and press C Chris Kirby
    Highlight D, hold start and press C, highlight A, hold start and press B, highlight Z, hold start and press any button Darren "Daz" Falcus
    Highlight G, hold start and press C, highlight J, hold start and press A, highlight V, hold start, and press C Gary Vine
    Highlight I, hold start and press C, highlight A, hold start and press B, highlight N, hold start and press B Ian "Geezer" McBurney
    Highlight I, hold start and press A, highlight D, hold start and press C, highlight D (again), hold start and press any button Ian "Mr. C" Dunlop
    Higlight R and then hold start and press A, next highlight J hold start and press A, finally ighlight R and hold start and press C Jamie Rivett
    Highlight J, hold start and press any button, highlight F, hold start and press A, highlight the blank space, hold start and press any button Jason "Jase" Falcus
    Highlight Q and hold start and press B, then highlight B and hold start and press A, finally highlight the space and hold start and press B Kabuki
    Highlight M, hold start and press A, highlight J, hold start and press C, and highlight T, hold start and press any button Mark Turmell
    Highlight M, hold start and press A, highlight A, hold start and press C, highlight D, hold start and press C Mike "The Last V6" Muskett
    Highlight N, hold start and press B, highlight E, hold start and press A, highlight H, hold start and press any button Neil "Bloke!" Hislop
    Highlight Z, hold start and press C, highlight I, hold start and press A, highlight G, hold start and press B Neil "Ziggy" Hill
    Highlight D and hold Start and press B, next highlight I and hold start and press A, finally highlight S and hold start and press C P-Funk
    Highlight B, hold start and press B, highlight A, hold start and press A, highlight A (again), hold start and press A Reeson "Fleece" Ivatts
    Highlight R, hold start and press B, highlight O, hold start and press A, highlight B, hold start and press C Rob "Bob" Gray
    Highlight S, hold start and press any button, highlight A, hold start and press C, highlight L, hold start and press any button Sal DiVita
    Highlight S, hold start and press A, highlight T, hold start and press B, highlight E, hold start and press C Steve Snake
    Highlight R, hold start and press any button, highlight E, hold start and press C, highlight X, hold start and press A T-Rex
    Highlight T, hold start and press B, highlight R, hold start and press C, highlight I, hold start and press B Triceratops
    Highlight R, hold start and press A, highlight A, hold start and press any button, highlight P, hold start and press C Velociraptor
    highlight U and hold start and press C, then enter W, finally highlight the space and hold start and press A Warren Moon
    Enter S then highlight A and hold start and press A then highlight X and hold start and press A Weasel

    Contributed by: Arguro, LuigiSan 

  2. Tonight's Matchup codes

    Enter these at the Tonight's Matchup screen

    Effect Effect
    C, B, C, B, C, B ALways on Fire
    Left, Left, Left, Left, A, Right Display shot %
    C, A, C, A, C, A Infinite Turbo
    Up, right, down, left, A, B, C Juice Mode
    A, B, C, B, C, A, up Powerup Defence
    Up, Right, Down, Left, C, A, B, C, A, B, C, A, B Powerup Dunk
    Up, Down, Left, Right, Up, Down, Up, Down Powerup Intercept

    Contributed by: Arguro 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
Codes Codes by TMiller 1K
General FAQs FAQ by ZRobinson 19K
General FAQs FAQ by Fast_Eddie 54K
General FAQs FAQ by Outkast 15K
General FAQs FAQ by DAmrich 22K

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ/Strategy Guide by KeyBlade999 22K

NBA Jam Cheats For Windows Mobile

  1. Achievements

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Win 100 games. 100 Club (10)
    Beat the Atlantic Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. Atlantic Division represent (10)
    Hit a Buzzer Beater shot to win a game. Buzzer beater (15)
    Beat the Central Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. Central Division represent (10)
    Score 100 points in one game. Century scorer (10)
    Beat the CPU in a game by doubling their score or better. Double Up (10)
    Beat Classic Campaign with a team from each division in the Eastern Conference. Eastern Conference Domination (15)
    Get On Fire 4 times in a single game. Fired Up (10)
    Grab 10 rebounds in one game. Glass cleaner (5)
    Score 1,000 points. Grand scorer (10)
    Perform 10 successful alley-oops in one game. High flyer (5)
    Beat Classic Campaign with a team from each division in the NBA. NBA Domination (15)
    Beat the Northwest Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. NorthWest Division represent (10)
    Beat the Pacific Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. Pacific Division represent (10)
    Beat the Southeast Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. SouthEast Division represent (10)
    Beat the Southwest Division Legend Team in Classic Campaign. SouthWest Division represent (10)
    Steal the ball 10 times in one game. Sticky fingers (5)
    Dunk the ball 10 times in one game. Throw it down, Big man (5)
    Beat Classic Campaign with a team from each division in the Western Conference. Western Conference Domination (15)
    Go on a 10 game win streak in Classic Campaign. You must be butter (10)

    Contributed by: Guard Master 

NBA Jam Cheats For Arcade Games

  1. Secret Battlezone-like Game

    Hold every button on the cabinet down while at the Match-Up screen. A 3D polygon shooter game - very similar to the Atari game Battlezone - will appear and be playable.

    Contributed by: Eevee-Trainer 

  2. Power-Up Codes

    Enter the following codes before the tipoff, at the "Tonight's Matchup" screen.

    Effect Effect
    Hold Up, the Turbo button, and the Steal button until the tipoff Big Head Mode
    Press the Turbo button 10 times No Computer Assistance (Only works on version 3.0 machines)
    Press either the Steal button or the Block button 8 times Power-Up Defense
    Hold the joystick in the Down position and hold each button until the tipoff Power-Up Interceptions
    Press either the Steal button or the Block button 21 times Power-Up Offense
    Hold the joystick in the Down position and hold each button on both sides of the machine Secret Tank Game
    Rotate the joystick AND press any button 21 times or press any combination of buttons 21 times Show Shot Percentage

    Contributed by: BolerosCloud 

  3. Secret Characters

    Enter the following initials and birthdays:

    Effect Effect
    Wil and January 1 Unlock Air Morris
    JMC August 5th. Unlock Carlton
    GNP with Oct 8 Unlock George Petro
    JRN with Jun 18 Unlock John Newcomer
    JWH with Sep 20 Unlock Jon Hey
    MJT and March 22 Unlock Mark Turmell
    RJR and January 17 Unlock Rivett
    SAL with Feb 1 Unlock Sal DiVita
    SL_ with Jun 24 Unlock Shawn Liptak
    SNO with Jan 3 Unlock Sheridan Oursler
    HOW with Jul 15 Unlock Stephen Howard
    TWG with Dec 7 Unlock Tony Goskie
    TON with Jul 3 Unlock Tony Scott

    Contributed by: dinobotmaximized, JChamberlin, BolerosCloud 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ by Fast_Eddie 54K