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NBA 2K8 Prepares for Playoff Push With Free Roster Update

As NBA teams continue to jockey for playoff position in the Western and Eastern Conference, a busy trade deadline resulted in a flurry of blockbuster trades and transactions this past month. To reflect the commitment of providing fans with the most fun and authentic NBA® experience available, updated team rosters for the top-rated basketball franchise, NBA 2K8, are now available to download for free through Xbox LIVE® Marketplace and PLAYSTATION®Network.Some of the notable players who swapped teams in recent weeks include Shaquille O’Neal to the Phoenix Suns, Pau Gasol to the Los Angeles Lakers, Jason Kidd to the Dallas Mavericks, Mike Bibby to the Atlanta Hawks, Ben Wallace to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Shawn Marion to the Miami Heat.

The following is a full list of updates to team rosters for NBA 2K8:

Team
Description

Atlanta Hawks
Mike Bibby (traded from Sacramento Kings)

Boston Celtics
Brandon Wallace (waived)

Charlotte Bobcats
Earl Boykins (signed)

Charlotte Bobcats
Nazr Mohammed (traded from Detroit Pistons)

Chicago Bulls
Larry Hughes (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Chicago Bulls
Drew Gooden (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Chicago Bulls
Shannon Brown (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Chicago Bulls
Cedric Simmons (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Chicago Bulls
Viktor Khryapa (waived)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Ben Wallace (traded from Chicago Bulls)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Joe Smith (traded from Chicago Bulls)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Wally Szczerbiak (traded from Seattle Supersonics)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Delonte West (traded from Seattle Supersonics)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Anderson Varejao (signed)

Dallas Mavericks
Jason Kidd (traded from New Jersey Nets)

Dallas Mavericks
Malik Allen (traded from New Jersey Nets)

Dallas Mavericks
Antoine Wright (traded from New Jersey Nets)

Dallas Mavericks
Nick Fazekas (waived)

Denver Nuggets
Bobby Jones (waived)

Detroit Pistons
Ronald “Flip” Murray (waived)

Detroit Pistons
Juan Dixon (traded from Toronto Raptors)

Detroit Pistons
Walter Herrmann (traded from Charlotte Bobcats)

Detroit Pistons
Ronald Dupree (waived)

Golden State Warriors
Chris Webber (signed)

Golden State Warriors
Troy Hudson (waived)

Houston Rockets
Gerald Green (traded from Minnesota Timberwolves)

Houston Rockets
Bobby Jackson (traded from New Orleans Hornets)

Los Angeles Clippers
Ruben Patterson (waived)

Los Angeles Lakers
Pau Gasol (traded from Memphis Grizzlies)

Los Angeles Lakers
DJ Mbenga (signed)

Los Angeles Lakers
Trevor Ariza (traded from Orlando Magic)

Memphis Grizzlies
Kwame Brown (traded from Los Angeles Lakers)

Memphis Grizzlies
Javaris Crittenton (traded from Los Angeles Lakers)

Memphis Grizzlies
Aaron McKie (traded from Los Angeles Lakers)

Memphis Grizzlies
Jason Collins (traded from New Jersey Nets)

Memphis Grizzlies
Damon Stoudamire (waived)

Memphis Grizzlies
Tarence Kinsey (waived)

Miami Heat
Shawn Marion (traded from Phoenix Suns)

Miami Heat
Marcus Banks (traded from Phoenix Suns)

Miami Heat
Penny Hardaway (waived)

Minnesota Timberwolves
Kirk Snyder (traded from Houston Rockets)

New Jersey Nets
Devin Harris (traded from Dallas Mavericks)

New Jersey Nets
DeSagana Diop (traded from Dallas Mavericks)

New Jersey Nets
Maurice Ager (traded from Dallas Mavericks)

New Jersey Nets
Trenton Hassell (traded from Dallas Mavericks)

New Jersey Nets
Stromile Swift (traded from Memphis Grizzlies)

New Jersey Nets
Jamaal Magloire (waived)

New Orleans Hornets
Mike James (traded from Houston Rockets)

New Orleans Hornets
Bonzi Wells (traded from Houston Rockets)

Orlando Magic
Maurice Evans (traded from Los Angeles Lakers)

Orlando Magic
Brian Cook (traded from Los Angeles Lakers)

Philadelphia 76ers
Gordan Giricek (traded from Utah Jazz)

Phoenix Suns
Shaquille O’Neal (traded from Miami Heat)

Sacramento Kings
Shelden Williams (traded from Atlanta Hawks)

Sacramento Kings
Anthony Johnson (traded from Atlanta Hawks)

Sacramento Kings
Lorenzen Wright (traded from Atlanta Hawks)

Sacramento Kings
Tyronn Lue (traded from Atlanta Hawks)

Sacramento Kings
Justin Williams (waived)

Sacramento Kings
Beno Udrih (signed)

Sacramento Kings
Orien Greene (waived)

San Antonio Spurs
Kurt Thomas (traded from Seattle Supersonics)

San Antonio Spurs
Damon Stoudamire (signed)

Seattle Supersonics
Ira Newble (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Seattle Supersonics
Donyell Marshall (traded from Cleveland Cavaliers)

Seattle Supersonics
Adrian Griffin (traded from Chicago Bulls)

Seattle Supersonics
Francisco Elson (traded from Chicago Bulls)

Seattle Supersonics
Brent Barry (traded from San Antonio Spurs, then waived)

Toronto Raptors
Primoz Brezec (traded from Detroit Pistons)

Utah Jazz
Kyle Korver (traded from Philadelphia 76ers)
NBA 2K8, the #1 rated NBA video game for five consecutive years, provides the most exciting and realistic basketball simulation experience available. NBA 2K8 features all-new gameplay modes including a radically improved franchise mode The Association, Sprite Slam Dunk Contest, Rookie Challenge, 3-Point Challenge, along with other added improvements such as lock-on D, all-new post play moves, more signature player styles, defensive mechanics, and off-ball controls. For more information about NBA 2K8, please visit www.2Ksports.com.

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Posted by: Redeema
Date: March 13, 2008

Categories: Xbox 360 News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, News

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