Basketball Legends is an online basketball game created by MadPuffers and released on web and mobile platforms in 2019. The game lets players experience 1v1 street basketball with a roster of famous players from basketball history.
The gameplay has cartoonish physics but captures the essence of streetball with its fast pace and emphasis on ball handling. As iconic players like Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, LeBron James, and Stephen Curry, you can pull off crossover dribbles, alley-oops, and three pointers.
Matches are first to 11 points, win by 2. You can choose from 3 point contests, dunk contests, and career modes against a series of basketball legends. Unlockable cosmetic gear lets you customize your player.
With its pick-up game structure and roster of legendary NBA stars, Basketball Legends excels at delivering an arcade basketball fantasy. Fans can dream matchups like Jordan vs LeBron or Curry vs Shaq. Signature moves and abilities make each legend feel unique.
The short match times and range of modes make Basketball Legends fit for both quick sessions or longer playthroughs. It captures the spiritual fun of basketball culture in a playable jam-packed package. For basketball diehards, it’s a nostalgic throwback with modern mobile polish.
- Arrow keys: Move your player
- Spacebar: Shoot the ball
- C: Dribble the ball
- Z: Do a behind-the-back dribble
- X: Do a between-the-legs dribble
You can also use the mouse to control your player and shoot the ball.
How to Play
To play the game, you can either choose to play against a friend in 2 player mode, or you can play against a random opponent online. The game also has a tournament mode where you can compete against other players to see who can win the most games.
- Use your dribble moves to get past your opponent.
- Don’t be afraid to shoot the ball from long range.
- Use your special skills to score easy points.
- Practice makes perfect! The more you play, the better you will become.