Total Nerd The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games  

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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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54 7
NBA Street Vol. 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mcomrie101 added 2003

2
74 28
NBA Street is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2001

3
52 23
NBA Live 09 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

4
26 10
NBA 2K7 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mcomrie101 added 2006

5
33 21
NBA Ballers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

6
25 17
NBA Ballers: Phenom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

7
30 22
NBA 2K2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2002

8
12 7
ESPN NBA Basketball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

9
23 18
ESPN College Hoops 2K5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

10
16 11
NBA 2K6 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
joteyx8 added 2005

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14 10
NCAA March Madness 2005 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

12
13 9
AND 1 Streetball is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

13
10 7
NBA Hoopz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2001

14
8 5
NBA 08 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2007

15
12 10
NBA Starting Five 2005 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
NBA Starting Five 2005 2004

16
7 5
ESPN NBA 2Night 2002 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

17
19 18
NBA 2K3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

18
14 13
NBA 07 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2006

19
9 8
NBA 06 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
2005

20
16 17
NBA Live 08 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

21
3 3
NCAA March Madness 2004 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
mcomrie101 added 2003

22
8 9
ESPN College Hoops is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

23
5 6
NCAA Final Four 2002 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games
NCAA Final Four 2002

24
4 5
Backyard Basketball 2007 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games

25
6 8
NBA 09: The Inside is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best PlayStation 2 Basketball Games