NBA 2K cover
Cover art featuring Allen Iverson
Developer(s) Visual Concepts
Publisher(s) Sega Sports
Series NBA 2K
Platform(s) Dreamcast
Release date(s) NA November 10, 1999
EU November 10, 1999
JP March 23, 2000
Genre(s) Sports
Rating(s) ESRB E : E (Everyone)
Modes Single-player

NBA 2K is a basketball simulation video game developed by Visual Concepts and published by Sega Sports. The first installment of the NBA 2K series, it was initially released for Dreamcast in 1999. Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers is featured as the cover athlete. The game spawned numerous successors, the first being NBA 2K1, which was released in November 2000.


NBA 2K, along with the series as a whole, strives to emulate the sport of basketball, more specifically, the National Basketball Association. It features the current players and teams from the 1999–00 NBA season, and players may use them in several modes. Additionally, the player can create their own players and compile their own teams.

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