10 Essential Facts About The Original NBA Jam

10 facts you may not have known about the most iconic NBA video game of all time

NBA Jam is known for its gravity-defying over the top dunks, but this iconic feature wasn’t planned from the very beginning. According to creator Mark Turnell, he just played around with turning up the jump height and velocity, thought it looked cool and then just kept going until it was unrealistic, but still entertaining.