Abandonware DOS title

Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs

Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs is an abandoned action sports basketball game. It was developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1989 for DOS. Lakers versus Celtics features 1988-1989 NBA teams and some of the NBA all-time star players. It can be played in single-player mode or by 2 players on the same screen.
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Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs screenshot
lakersceltics-2.jpg - DOS
lakersceltics-1.jpg - DOS
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lakersceltics-5.jpg - DOS
lakersceltics-splash.jpg - DOS
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Game modes:
single-player, PvP (player VS player)
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Do you have trouble running this game on Windows? Read this guide.

Main executable game file: lakvscel/nba.exe.

DOS games can't run on Windows. You need a DOS emulator like DOSbox or D-Fend Reloaded. Follow these instructions to run DOS games on Windows 10 or later systems.


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Additional info about Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs

Keyboard 1 configuration.
Cursor keys to move, numpad 5 to pass, enter to shoot.
Defense: enter jumps and steal ball. 5 switch player.
F4: timeoutAt the protection check, just press enter. Use the arrow keys to move and enter to pass the ball.

Status: abandonware

Input: keyboard, joystick

Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk

Abandonware DOS views: 27177


  • marco - 18/11/2022 09:58
    ero giovane e facevo i tornei con i miei amici
  • Ryan Tugnett - 10/02/2022 09:18
    Press numlock
  • claudio - 20/03/2018 21:04
    only key enter is good. other key for example number 5 doesnt work
  • bb - 05/01/2018 11:28
    Keyboard 1 configuration

    Cursor keys to move..
    5 in Numpad to pass
    Enter to shoot
    Enter jumps and steals ball
    5 switches player
    F4 for timeouts
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