The creator of NBA Jam confesses that the Detroit Pistons were cheating against the Chicago Bulls all along

NBA Jam was one of my favourite games on the SNES. It’s 2v2, over-the-top, arcade basketball action fuelled me during the mid-Nineties, and I loved playing against friends. Back then, NBA Jam felt like a fun, fair game of virtual basketball. It turns out that was not the case. At least, it was not the case when two specific teams played each other – and in one specific circumstance. In a fun video interview with Ars Technica, below, NBA Jam designer and lead programmer Mark Turmell reveals the ugly truth:…