Summary: I downloaded the demo of this game and another NBA09 Live from Sony's Playstation Store about two weeks ago. We tried both demos several times. I deleted the other almost immediately as it just did not play as well (IMHO) as this one. My two sons and I played the demo over and over. The periods in it are only 1 minute in length but you have a full four and it is two player. I have a 65" Mitsubishi DLP and the graphics are astounding for a PS3 game.
Summary: I bought this game because it is one of the few 1080p games. The graphics in the title screens are great but the game play is no better than a 720p game. otherwise the play is fun and realitively easy. I wish there were a few more secret things in the game but it is ok to waste some time with.