Excerpt: NBA 2K1 is a title which I still play today, which is 2003. Incredibly it is still as good as the PS2 interpretation of the game, NBA 2K2. Like NFL 2K1, NBA 2K1 features multi-player networking, for a total of eight players to face off from around the globe.
Excerpt: Sega comes off the pine and heads straight for the rack with the second installment of their enormously popular NBA basketball series. You may think that this would be just a simple rehash of the first title in the series and that the most major change you would see is the addition of the "1" to 2K. However, if you thought that, you'd be about as ignorant as an Eskimo talking about palm trees.
Cons: Hit-or-Miss Player Faces, No Created Players In Franchise Mode, Flat Announcing
Excerpt: NEW Screens(6) Screens(13) He shoots, he scores, he's from a town you've never heard of--Now shoot online hoops with players from all over the country. Following the stellar success of NBA 2K, NBA 2K1 had lofty high tops to fill and you won't be disappointed. Online play allows up to eight gamers at once, so you might learn new tricks and will definitely improve your game. There are updated graphics, advanced AI, stellar animations, and new commentary.
Conclusion: If it weren't for the beautiful graphics, great sound, awesome gameplay, and enormous replay value NBA2K1 would have nothing going for it. This is a must have title for all gamers, hardcore, casual, and anywhere in between. NBA2K1 is once again the crown jewel of all basketball titles, not only for the Dreamcast, but also for every basketball game ever made on planet Earth.