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NBA 2K14 is 2K Sports's fifteenth edition of their NBA simulation basketball franchise developed by Visual Concepts. The cover athlete of this year's edition is Miami Heat star LeBron James. James was also given the honor of selecting the game's soundtrack. As in recent years' editions featuring athletes such as Michael Jordan, there is a new gameplay mode revolving around James in which the player can choose to either have him stay with the Miami Heat after the completion of the 2013-2014 season and build the Heat into a dynasty or move on to new waters.
For the first time ever in the NBA 2K series, 2K14 features a roster of Euroleague teams. The teams included in the game are:
- Alba Berlin
- FC Barcelona
- Real Madrid
- CSKA Moscow
- EA7 Emporio Armani Milano
- Montepaschi Siena
- Fenerbahçe Ülker Istanbul
- Anadolu Efes Istanbul
- Olympiacos Piraeus
- Panathinaikos Athens
- Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv
- Zalgiris Kaunas
- Unicaja Málaga
- Laboral Kutxa Vitoria
This year's soundtrack is chosen by the cover athlete himself, LeBron James. These following songs are featured in the game:
- Big Krit - "Cool 2 be Southern"
- Cris Cab - "Paradise (On Earth)"
- Coldplay - "Lost!"
- Daft Punk (feat. Pharrell Williams), - "Get Lucky"
- Drake - "Started From The Bottom"
- Eminem - "Not Afraid"
- Fly Union - "Long Run"
- Gorillaz - "Clint Eastwood"
- Imagine Dragons - "Radioactive"
- Jada Kiss (feat. Ayanna Irish) - "Can't Stop Me"
- Jay Z - "The Ruler's Back"
- John Legend (feat. Rick Ross) - "Who Do We Think We Are"
- Kanye West - "All Of The Lights"
- Kendrick Lamar - "Now Or Never"
- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Ray Dalton) - "Can't Hold Us"
- Nas (feat. Puff Daddy) - "Hate Me Now"
- Phil Collins - "In The Air Tonight"
- Robin Thicke (feat. Pharrell) - "Blurred Lines"
- The Black Keys - "Elevator"
- The Black Keys - "Howlin' For You"