Fifteen historic NBA teams and greatest players to be featured in all-new NBA’s Greatest mode
2K Sports revealed today that NBA 2K12 will offer NBA's Greatest mode, an all-new playable game feature for players who want to relive professional basketball's most memorable rivalries with 15 historic NBA teams and their greatest players, including Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Julius "Dr. J" Erving among other basketball icons. Gamers will now have the ability to take Larry Bird's sweet stroke against Julius Erving's legendary above-the-rim offense, or pit Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers' "Showtime" offense against Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls to see which iconic teams and legends would dominate in an ultimate showdown. By recreating the historic matchups of basketball's fiercest rivalries, NBA 2K12 pays tribute to the teams and heroes that defined them - in doing so, players will be able to unlock these legendary athletes and teams to create matchups against any current NBA franchise. NBA 2K12 will be available on October 4, 2011, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, PSP and Wii.