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The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games 

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Updated January 20, 2018 1.1k votes 326 voters 20.1k views 29 items

List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for PlayStation 2 at some point.

If you owned a PS2 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 PS2 Basketball games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling Basketball games that were released for PS2. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This poll features NBA Street, NBA 2K2 and 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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NBA Street Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mike_2019 added Released: 2003 (EA Canada)
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NBA Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2001 (EA Canada)
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NBA Live 09 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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NBA 2K7 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mike_2019 added Released: 2006 (Visual Concepts)
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NBA Ballers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2004 (Midway Games)
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NBA 2K2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2002 (Visual Concepts)
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NBA Ballers: Phenom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2006 (Midway Games)
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ESPN College Hoops 2K5 ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2004 (Visual Concepts)
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NBA 2K6 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
joteyx8 added Released: 2005 (Visual Concepts)
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ESPN NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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AND 1 Streetball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2006 (Black Ops Entertainment)
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NCAA March Madness 2005 ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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NBA 2K3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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NBA Hoopz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2001 (Midway Games)
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NBA 07 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2006 (SCE Studio San Diego)
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NBA 06 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2005 (SCE Studio San Diego)
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ESPN NBA 2Night 2002 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2002 (Konami)
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NCAA March Madness 2004 ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mike_2019 added
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NBA Live 08 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2001 (EA Canada)
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NCAA Final Four 2002 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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ESPN College Hoops is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2003 (Kush Games)
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NCAA College Basketball ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2002 (Kush Games)
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NBA Starting Five 2005 ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
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NBA 08 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2007 (SCE Studio San Diego)
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College Hoops 2K7 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
Released: 2006 (Visual Concepts)