NBA Live 14 To Feature ESPN Presentation


ESPN is coming back to the basketball video game world.  The World-wide leader in sports will become the basis of the game presentation aspect for EA Sports’ upcoming NBA Live 14 for the Xbox One and PS4.

ESPN last lended broadcast presentation rights for a basketball game in 2009 with NCAA Basketball 2010.

Mike Breen will handle the play-by-play duties while Jeff Van Gundy will lend his knowledge in the form of color commentary. Jalen Rose will also be a part of the presentation, handling pre-game, halftime, post-game and out-of-game commentary duties.  He will also be recording new commentary to keep the game’s audio fresh throughout the year according to Operation Sports’ Steve Noah.

NBA Live 14 releases on November 19 for next-gen consoles only.

What do you think of ESPN lending itself to be the broadcast partner for NBA Live 14? Leave a comment below, and let us know. Also, you can connect with us on Twitter @Gamesideddotcom.


PSA: Gamesided is looking for writers to join the staff as the next generation of gaming approaches. Our writers have to ability to express their passion for gaming to hundreds of thousands of people world-wide audience. If interested in this unpaid position, and becoming part of the Gamesided staff, contact Michael Straw at!