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Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread

I don't know much about the magic, but if I had to guess it would probably be a stamina issue with Big Baby.


oauron
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
I guess. He's only playing ~15 minutes and he's the best player on the team (only guy rated above 80).


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
Hall of Fame is insanely broken. I understand giving the CPU a little stat boost, but it's more than that. The CPU routinely drains 3's with a hand in their face. Good defense is basically no defense. You got them to alter their shot underneath the goal? Doesn't matter. You get a foul and they make the shot anyway. You stopped their dribble move and stayed in front of them? Doesn't matter. They just launch up a midrange jumper with you right in their grill and swish it like you're not even there.

It's obviously not unbeatable, but it's insanely frustrating because good defense is not rewarded at all when playing against HoF CPU's. It's even more maddening when you run a play to perfection on the other end of the floor only to see your 99 midrange jumper rating PG miss a wide open 15 footer with A+ shot rating a perfect release. I like HoF to be challenging, but I also still want it to be realistic. Blake Griffin making shots a step in front of the 3 pt line and going 9/9 from the line is not realistic.


oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
Finally cracked the starting lineup! I'm starting to realize how bad the Magic are though. No defense and the overall team rating is even worse than the Bobcats.


Klark Kent
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
so last night was interesting to say the least.


I've been taking my time thru the 2014 playoffs as Pistol Pete. Sophomore Season. 1st year with the Heat.


We've swept our way thru the Eastern Conferense Playoffs all the way to the NBA Championship.

Somehow the 5th seeded Spurs made it there. They swept the #1 seed Thunder in the 2nd round. .....right, right.

What is Duncan in 2014, about 45? And how is Tony Parker still a 99 speed at that point? whatever.


Anyhow...

Game 1: Heat 111 - Spurs 88
Lebron James: 41 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals
Pistol Pete: 31 points, 14 assists, 5 rebounds, 2 steals
Dwayne Wade: 28 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal


Yup, DWade, LBJ, and Pistol combined for 100 of the Heats 111 points. And outscored the entire Spurs team.


it's really not even fair with that trio. the 3 of us combine to shoot over 60% for the season. 65% during the playoffs.






i do get aggrevated at times with how the AI tries to make games close or heated. We'll be up 20 going into the 2nd half and pulling away then all the sudden LBJ, Wade, and Pistol can't hit the side of a barn and we turn the ball over like crazy for a few minutes. dumb.


also, Spoelstra will call a "Clear our for P. Maravich". DWade will have the ball and will immediately throw up some shitty shot or drive to the basket with 3 defenders draped over him, arms flailing, and chunk up something off the backboard for a miss.

shite aggetates me to no end when I'm one shot away from catching fire or have scored multiple baskets in a row for us.
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oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
My guy still isn't very good (rated 71 overall, but I started 64), but I've definitely gotten the hang of the game. Scored 20+ points in 3 straight games shooting over 55% in each.

I also now realize that Magic are the worst team in the game. Seriously, their overall rating is 68 to the Bobcats 70.

I want to do well (1 game over .500), but it's going to be tough.
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sbr2
Member since Apr 2011
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
My next character is tanking the expo, going to a good team yall!


Klark Kent
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
or you can do like i did. go to the hornets. ball out of control your rookie year. then be told the hornets don't have the money to pay you and sign with a winner.


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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DWade will have the ball and will immediately throw up some shitty shot or drive to the basket with 3 defenders draped over him, arms flailing, and chunk up something off the backboard for a miss.
That's typical Wade on my game.


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sbr2
Member since Apr 2011
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
I ended up with the Hornets with my main character. AD and I destroyed in the rookie showcase and rising stars. We had that chemistry so I signed up with them in my fourth year, they also traded for Rudy Gay. Best team in the league


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Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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My next character is tanking the expo
Best decision you'll ever make. My SF is straight balling out with the Bulls right now.

"Rose lobs it to Big Smooth, ERMAGERD WHAT A DUNK! I JUST PISSED MYSELF, STEVE!"


Klark Kent
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread



steve get's really wet when Pistol Pete starts lighting it up from the 3 point line.


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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steve get's really wet when Pistol Pete starts lighting it up from the 3 point line.
Did you know there's good nasty and there's bad nasty?


Klark Kent
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
Did you know LeBron James is the best athlete in the world? Also you can get higher off 1 leg, rather than 2.


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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Did you know LeBron James is the best athlete in the world?
I hear Steve and Kevin are gonna get their lists together and debate that.

I've also been known to get up high and come down hard on occasion.
This post was edited on 3/27 at 5:40 pm


Klark Kent
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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up high and come down hard


they say that at least 3 times a game.

"Whoa Partner"


oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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Best decision you'll ever make. My SF is straight balling out with the Bulls right now.



Doesn't your performance also impact your starting statline? It's not too easier to break through when you're only getting 10 minutes/game.


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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Doesn't your performance also impact your starting statline?
Not that I'm aware of. I'm pretty sure you start out the same no matter how you perform. If there is a difference, it's not noticeable at all.


Drewbie
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
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they say that at least 3 times a game.
That and something to do with food.


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oauron
Baton Rouge, LA
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re: NBA 2K13 My Player Discussion Thread
Interesting. So the 1st pick can be rated 64 from the start.


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