Marvelous Team Up: Facebook meets the NBA

Facebook and The League hook up for a new social game called NBA Legend.  Articles and analysis from:

The New York Times ” The league is introducing a social video game on Facebook this week. In the game, called NBA Legend, Facebook users will create an avatar, join an N.B.A. basketball team, and follow a simulated career. “

Games.com ” NBA Legend, like most social games, will offer virtual goods for real cash (likely Facebook Credits) like virtual shoes and sports drinks, according to NYT. The NBA boasts one of the largest social media followings in all professional sports, according to NYT. “

Gamezebo ” The game is being developed by Lionside, a studio that specializes in social sports games. Its only release to date is Lionside Football, also on Facebook. ”
Read more: http://www.gamezebo.com/news/2011/02/14/nba-finally-coming-facebook-nba-legend#ixzz1EBTHakJu

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