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NBA Jam Was Rigged in Favor of the Pistons

by Parker

The lead designer of NBA Jam, Mark Turmell, recently gave an interview to ESPN The Magazine in which he admitted that they intentionally stacked the odds in the favor of the Detroit Pistons:

"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. There was the big competition back in the day between the Pistons and the Bulls, and since I was always a big Pistons fan, that was my opportunity to level the playing field."