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Kobe Bryant, in NBA 2K10 is the most well-known player to grace the cover of any of these games. It was a pivotal entry in the series due to of one factor. It was the first episode which introduced the MyPlayer mode. It's still popular a decade. Of course it was not without its issues to resolve, but it was an immensely popular addition to the series. Summer League and Doris Burke as a sideline reporter were welcome additions. Unfortunately, there were some technical issues with the game particularly following its release.
Before ESPN NBA 2K5 was released, the ESPN license was added to this series in a major way. This was a historic entry because it was the last NBA game produced by SEGA prior to the time that the company was sold. Although the ESPN presentation was without doubt the best, it was eventually discontinued. Ben Wallace was the first player to cover the game in the first place, and also Allen Iverson's first. The game featured modes such as 24/7 and Association but both received mixed reviews. It was nevertheless a good game, and the price of $20 is a bargain.
There is a tie in four games, with an 87 rating. NBA 2K14 through 2K16 each scored the same which helps show the consistent nature of the franchise. 2K14 featured the LeBron James: Path to Greatness mode as well as Euroleague teams. The game also featured a stellar soundtrack. 2K15 didn't really do anything innovative Buy NBA 2K Coins, but it brought some new features to the already existing content.