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The Best NES Basketball Games 

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few Basketball games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES Basketball games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling Basketball games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Tecmo NBA Basketball and Jordan vs. Bird: One on One are included on this poll, along with many more. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
muzziac added Double Dribble Released: 1986 (Konami)
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Tecmo NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1992 (Tecmo)
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Arch Rivals is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1989 (Midway Games)
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Hoops is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
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Jordan vs. Bird: One on ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
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Magic Johnson's Fast Bre... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1990 (Sculptured Software)
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Harlem Globetrotters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1991 (Softie)
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Ultimate Basketball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1990 (Aicom)
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All-Pro Basketball is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games
Released: 1989 (Aicom)
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Jammit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Basketball Games