50 Games Like NBA 2K21

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NBA 2K20, NBA Live 18, and Basketball Stars are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Free Throw Basketball released the 10 February 2021 and ranked #6, Swing Dunk Open Beta released the 26 October 2020 and ranked #15, NBA 2K20 released the 5 September 2019 and ranked #1.

50 Games like NBA 2K21 daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes basketball simulation games in teams for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and HTC Vive. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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NBA 2K21 is the latest title in the world-renowned, best-selling NBA 2K series, delivering an industry-leading sports video game experience.

2# NBA Live 18 - 2017

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NBA LIVE 18 introduces THE ONE, an all-new, dynamic career experience centered on your player, your choices and your legacy. Create your unique player identity and select a role on the court along with signature abilities and traits, only you can pull off. Dominate the court with innovative one-on-one gameplay arming you with an arsenal of all-new moves for each position with unprecedented control and responsiveness.

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3# Basketball Stars - 2016

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Show your skills, moves and fakes to juke out your opponent and shoot for the basket! How to play : Pick the ball and flick it towards the hoop, try to reach the goal within time limit. Game Features: - 100% simulation of a pop a shot arcade sports game - NBA live 3D players - Free and fun to play, but it takes practice to level up - 3D graphics for arcade machine and colorful balls

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4# NBA LIVE 19 - 2015

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1v1 Everywhere featuring Real Player Motion gives you control in every possession, providing you the ability to change momentum in any game and dominate your opponent. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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5# NBA 2K19 NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Bundle - 2018

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Ball until dawn with new day to night transitions, walk on at the Jordan Rec Center, or get the old Crew back together for exciting 3 on 3 streetball action. MyTEAM Create your very first MyPLAYER card, and ball with LeBron, Kobe, and the rest of your collection in a variety of competitive modes. The original career story mode returns with an all-new, immersive narrative charting your journey from China to the G League and eventually the NBA.

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7# NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 - 2018

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The sequel to the original smash hit takes street balling to the next level with a massive roster of current and retired NBA players, improved online matchmaking with dedicated servers, four-player online matches, three-point contests, new playgrounds, custom matches, and more! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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9# IDARB - 2015

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Prepare to battle everything from Moustache Cops to Breakfast, in this game inspired by fast action, 8-bit sports and arcade classics! Built with the input of thousands of crazed internet gamers, #IDARB is a chaotic 8-player eSport jumping future arena ball game. Additional features include a mind-blowing single-player story mode, wild half time competitions, and unlockable recipes.

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10# Pyre - 2017

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Pyre is a party-based RPG from the creators of Bastion and Transistor. Lead your band of exiles to freedom through a series of mystical competitions in the Campaign, or challenge a friend to a fast-paced ritual showdown in the head-to-head Versus Mode.

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11# Stickman Basketball 2017 - 2016

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Experience pure basketball fun with fast paced gameplay, an astonishing atmosphere, stunning smooth animations, simple controls, insane action and tons of replay value. Choose your favourite team and rank up while playing various seasons, cups and events in spectacular arenas or simply dominate in street basketball. * Quick Game, Seasons, Leagues, Cups, Knock Out, Tutorial and Special Graveyard mode * 115 different basketball teams to choose from * Official WBCBL teams * Multiplayer mode with up to 4 controllers * Party mode, Play with up to 4 players on one device * Tons of unlock-able content like dunks, various balls, * Full Controller support for up to 4 players * Complete Seasons, Cups, Knock Outs to challenge in * 4 difficulty levels for longterm motivation (easy, medium, hard) * Simple yet powerful touch controls with timing control * Automatic or Manual Running * Smooth animations with 60 frames per second

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12# Basketball Showdown 2015 - 2015

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Join up with friends and recruit real players to form an unbeatable squad. From the moment the ball leaves your fingertip to the time it spends rattling around the rim, everything is 100% physics based. And find out why Naquatic apps like Guncrafter and Shooting Showdown have lit up the top charts and been featured by everyone from Apple to IGN, AppAdvice, and TouchArcade.

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13# NBA Playgrounds - 2017

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Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your “A” game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills offline, play with up to three others on your Xbox or take your talents online to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill. Collect your favorite players from a massive roster of current and retired NBA superstars from every team. Travel to playgrounds across the globe to compete in online matches against the very best with your massive arsenal of dunks and moves. Use your fine-tuned skills to take on the master of the playground himself – Allen Iverson.

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14# NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition - 2018

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NBA 2K19 continues to push limits as it brings gaming one step closer to real-life basketball excitement and culture. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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15# Swing Dunk Open Beta - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Swing Dunk Open Beta
Screenshot of the video game Swing Dunk Open Beta
Screenshot of the video game Swing Dunk Open Beta

Swing Dunk delivers a stunning combination of fast-paced basketball and stylish hoverboarding experience. Drive your hoverboard to slip through your opponent’s defense and SWING the ball to shoot or throw down a SLAM DUNK! Train your skills and SWING your way to victory!

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16# Pro Basketball Manager 2016 - 2016

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In this comprehensive and realistic basketball management game, take control of all aspects of a coach's life such as recruitment, finances and training, as well as direct charge of games, in order to lead your team to the top of more than 70 championships that have been faithfully reproduced!

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17# Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018 - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018
Screenshot of the video game Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018
Screenshot of the video game Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018

Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball 2018 puts you in the role of general manager of your favorite professional basketball team. Every decision can be made by you from drafting, trading, signing free agents all the way to making each substitution to lead your team to championship glory and becoming a dynasty.

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18# FreeStyle Street Basketball - 2017

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MMO basketball game FreeStyle2 prides its unique gameplay and graphic. Players are set up to a street-style league and are allowed to use freestyle moves. Players are focused on a single character with the position of their choice. Team up with the best street ballers and build up team work!

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19# Basketball Classics - 2018

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5 on 5 Pro Basketball born from the golden era of sports games. This spiritual successor to the 8-bit ballers bridges the gap between retro and today’s simulation games. Side-scrolling, sweaty arcade action with simplified 3-button gameplay and retro vibes galore.

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20# World Basketball Manager 2 - 2017

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Start an international career as a basketball manager in the ultimate old school sport management game! WBM2 is not just the latest addition to the successful series of basketball management games, but a completely new game, based on a super fast engine and a friendly and simple interface!

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22# Freestyle2: Street Basketball - Humble Starter Pack - 2015

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MMO basketball game FreeStyle2 prides its unique gameplay and graphic. Players are set up to a street-style league and are allowed to use freestyle moves. Players are focused on a single character with the position of their choice. Team up with the best street ballers and build up team work!

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23# Freestyle2: Street Basketball - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Freestyle2: Street Basketball
Screenshot of the video game Freestyle2: Street Basketball
Screenshot of the video game Freestyle2: Street Basketball

MMO basketball game FreeStyle2 prides its unique gameplay and graphic. Players are set up to a street-style league and are allowed to use freestyle moves. Players are focused on a single character with the position of their choice. Team up with the best street ballers and build up team work!

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24# Basketball Hero VR - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Basketball Hero VR
Screenshot of the video game Basketball Hero VR
Screenshot of the video game Basketball Hero VR

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This is a vr basketball game with a few new things in the genre! There are currently 4 different maps and multiple other things to do. You can go to the Great Crater and enjoy a relaxing basketball game, or just jump of the side to dunk. There is a normal basketball court and a ANTI-GRAVITY COURT!

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25# Regular Human Basketball - 2018

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Ready to play some ball? Grab a team, suit up, and climb inside your human! Prep its thrusters, lower the all-terrain wheels, and spin up that flailing magnet-arm. It's time to play Regular Human Basketball!

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