‘NBA 2K16’ Game News and Updates: Franchise Mode Features, More Classic Teams Like ?03-?04 Detroit Pistons Joins Game!

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NBA 2K16 ?is poised to give the best sports game experience this year as they have now announced more features for the franchise mode, MyGM and MyLeague modes, and a new classic team, the 2003-2004 Detroit Pistons which became the NBA champion at the time with the help of Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton.

Visual Concept?s Community Manager Chris Manning detailed a slew of exciting details on the official 2K Sports blogsite.

Relocate Your Teams

In real-life basketball, the Seattle SuperSonics became the Oklahoma City Thunder when they relocated in 2008, LA Times reported. You can now make the switch too in NBA 2K16 with Team Relocation where you can now place your teams wherever you like.

You will surely feel more like a manager now as switching to new cities doesn?t only render aesthetic changes. Considering the overall population, overall fan interest, and median income of the market will be a major factor to consider to before relocating your team,

He wrote:

?This is a big decision. We have created complete metro profiles for most of the big North American cities. These profiles include the population of the metropolitan area, the income of the people residing in this area, and how many TV homes there are in the market.?

NBA 2K16 Team Relocation

Brand Your Team and Design Your Court

You customize?what your team and your court looks like with the introduction of Team Branding and Design Arena. You can now choose what logo represents your team by choosing from a number of pre-set logos or uploading your ow images. You can also fully design your team?s Home and Away uniforms.

Naming your arena and decorating its nooks and crannies is also now possible. You can now change the name and the logo of the arena as well as the appearance of your arena?s interior. Outside the court, you can buy various facilities from the wealth you have accumulated. Buying and upgrading luxury suites and restaurants are just some of the things you can do for your arena.


Classic Team ?03-?04 Detroit Pistons

The official Twitter page of game?has announced?one more addition to their NBA classic teams. The ?03-?04 Detroit Pistons which dominated the NBA league that year.

Here is the entire lineup of the team?s roster in 2003-2004 according to Basketball Reference:

  • Chucky Atkins
  • Chauncey Billups
  • Elden Campbell
  • Hubert Davis
  • Tremaine Fowlkes
  • Darvin Ham
  • Richard Hamilton
  • Lindsey Hunter
  • Mike James
  • Darko Milicic
  • Mehmet Okur
  • Tayshaun Prince
  • Zelijko Rebraca
  • Rob Sura
  • Ben Wallace
  • Rasheed Wallace
  • Corliss Williamson

2K Sports is promising to announce more new classic teams every Thursday. This new announcement has now brought a total of 7 out of 12 classic teams. Here are all the announced retro teams so far:

  • 2007-2008 Houston Rockets
  • 2007-2008 Boston Celtics
  • 2003-2004 Detroit Pistons
  • 2002-2003 Dallas Mavericks
  • 2000-2001 Los Angeles Lakers
  • 1999-2000 Toronto Raptors
  • 1999-2000 Portland Trail Blazers

NBA 2K16 will release on September 29, 2015 for the PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

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