‘NBA Jam’ Was Rigged

If you ever played the classic ‘90s video game NBA Jam, you may have noticed that despite their dominance on the court at the time, the Chicago Bulls were not very good in the game. As it turns out, the game was rigged. A former NBA Jam developer—and die hard fan of the Bulls rival Detroit Pistons—admitted to ESPN, “If there was a close game and anyone on the Bulls took a last-second shot, we wrote special code in the game so that they would average out to be bricks.” But let’s be honest. If you willingly chose any team other than the Orlando Magic—with the deadly duo of Penny Hardaway and Nick Anderson—you probably deserved to lose …

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