NBA Jam Secret Characters

Democrats
Unlock: At the "Press A to Start" screen, enter Left 13 times followed by Plus

BARACK OBAMA: Block: 6; Clutch: 7; Dribble: 6; Dunk: 8; Pass: 7; Speed: 6; Steal: 7; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
BILL CLINTON: Block: 4; Clutch: 8; Dribble: 7; Dunk: 9; Pass: 7; Speed: 6; Steal: 5; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 8
JOE BIDEN: Block: 6; Clutch: 4; Dribble: 6; Dunk: 5; Pass: 8; Speed: 7; Steal: 5; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
HILLARY CLINTON: Block: 8; Clutch: 5; Dribble: 5; Dunk: 6; Pass: 9; Speed: 7; Steal: 4; Strength: 7; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
AL GORE: Block: 5; Clutch: 5; Dribble: 4; Dunk: 4; Pass: 5; Speed: 4; Steal: 6; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7

Analysis: Surprised to see Clinton can outdunk Obama. Would recommend Biden or Hillary as your distributor with either of the POTUSes running the attack. Al Gore, like his personality, is mashed-potatoes bland.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

Republicans
Unlock: At the "Press A to Start" screen, enter Right 13 times followed by Plus

GEORGE W. BUSH: Block: 5; Clutch: 3; Dribble: 8; Dunk: 7; Pass: 7; Speed: 5; Steal: 8; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 7; 3-point Shooting: 6
DICK CHENEY: Block: 9; Clutch: 4; Dribble: 6; Dunk: 8; Pass: 4; Speed: 5; Steal: 8; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 9; 3-point Shooting: 7
JOHN MCCAIN: Block: 6; Clutch: 3; Dribble: 6; Dunk: 5; Pass: 6; Speed: 4; Steal: 8; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 5
SARAH PALIN: Block: 6; Clutch: 6; Dribble: 7; Dunk: 6; Pass: 4; Speed: 7; Steal: 8; Strength: 3; 2-point Shooting: 6; 3-point Shooting: 8

Analysis: Everyone rated 8 in steal is a political statement, I'd say. Choose Palin as your outside threat and Cheney as your enforcer.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

The Beastie Boys
Unlock: At the "Press A to Start" screen, enter Up, Up, Down, Up, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, Plus

MCA: Block: 4; Clutch: 8; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 4; Pass: 10; Speed: 9; Steal: 10; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
AD ROCK: Block: 8; Clutch: 9; Dribble: 8; Dunk: 9; Pass: 8; Speed: 7; Steal: 6; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 7; 3-point Shooting: 7
MIKE D: Block: 6; Clutch: 9; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 10; Pass: 8; Speed: 7; Steal: 9; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7

Analysis: You'll face these guys in the Remix Tour and they are formidable. MCA and Mike D seem like a good balance but you can't go wrong with any of them.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

J. Cole & 9th Wonder
Unlock: At the "Press A to Start" screen, enter Up, Left, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, 1, and 2

J. COLE: Block: 2; Clutch: 6; Dribble: 7; Dunk: 8; Pass: 3; Speed: 7; Steal: 5; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 6; 3-point Shooting: 7
9TH WONDER: Block: 3; Clutch: 7; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 7; Pass: 9; Speed: 9; Steal: 9; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 7; 3-point Shooting: 6

Analysis: These two are behind the original soundtrack commissioned for NBA Elite 11, which has been indefinitely delayed by EA Sports. 9th Wonder seems particularly strong.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

Mark Turmell & Tim Kitzrow:
Unlock: At the play now screen, enter the initials MJT for Player One

MARK TURMELL: Block: 8; Clutch: 9; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 10; Pass: 8; Speed: 7; Steal: 9; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
TIM KITZROW: Block: 6; Clutch: 8; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 7; Pass: 5; Speed: 7; Steal: 6; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7

Analysis: Mark Turmell is the creator of NBA Jam; Tim Kitzrow is Mr. Boom-Shakalaka, the game's announcer. No surprise to see both of them with strong attributes.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

NBA Mascots
Unlock: At the play now screen, enter the initials MAS for Player One and COT for Player Two

G-WIZ (Washington): Block: 8; Clutch: 5; Dribble: 3; Dunk: 8; Pass: 5; Speed: 6; Steal: 5; Strength: 7; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 4
RAPTOR (Toronto): Block: 2; Clutch: 5; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 5; Pass: 8; Speed: 9; Steal: 8; Strength: 4; 2-point Shooting: 7; 3-point Shooting: 8
BANGO (Milwaukee): Block: 6; Clutch: 4; Dribble: 7; Dunk: 9; Pass: 6; Speed: 7; Steal: 7; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 6
MAVS MAN (Dallas): Block: 8; Clutch: 5; Dribble: 4; Dunk: 8; Pass: 5; Speed: 4; Steal: 4; Strength: 6; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 3
RUFUS (Charlotte): Block: 4; Clutch: 4; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 6; Pass: 9; Speed: 8; Steal: 7; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 7
RUMBLE (Oklahoma City): Block: 8; Clutch: 4; Dribble: 3; Dunk: 9; Pass: 4; Speed: 4; Steal: 5; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 6; 3-point Shooting: 3
ROCKY (Denver): Block: 6; Clutch: 6; Dribble: 7; Dunk: 8; Pass: 6; Speed: 8; Steal: 7; Strength: 5; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 6

Analysis: Pick a great dunker for the hilarity and pair him with Rufus from the Charlotte Bobcats.

NBA Jam Secret Characters

ESPN SportsNation
Unlock: At the play now screen, enter the initials ESP for Player One and NSN for Player Two

MICHELE BEADLE: Block: 9; Clutch: 9; Dribble: 10; Dunk: 9; Pass: 8; Speed: 8; Steal: 9; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 8; 3-point Shooting: 9
COLIN COWHERD: Block: 8; Clutch: 8; Dribble: 9; Dunk: 10; Pass: 8; Speed: 8; Steal: 9; Strength: 8; 2-point Shooting: 9; 3-point Shooting: 8

Analysis: ESPN and EA Sports have a licensing agreement that brings the network's presentation into several of its sports titles, so that's why this duo is here. It is a bit of a surprise to see them rated so powerfully. They're the best pairing in the game.