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Top Five iPhone Apps for Basketball Fans

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 7/5/2010

Looking for a nice basketball app or game for your iPhone? You're in the right place. Here we give you the top five apps for basketball fans, like you and me. These five free basketball game apps for the iPhone will surely help you get your game on.

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    3D Arcade Basketball

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    3D Arcade Basketball for iPhone First things first, this game is free. I couldn't believe that an iPhone basketball game as entertaining, as fluid and as feature-rich as this game could actually be free, but it is. Let me just make this short and sweet. This game simulates the classic arcade basketball and features great 3D graphics, awesome physics, 3D virtual scoreboard and your very own virtual hand to shoot some hoops. The game is easy to pick up as well. All you have to do is flick the ball to any height, speed and power to get it into the hoop. If you missed throwing those hoops in the real arcade, 3D Arcade Basketball on your iPhone is your best way to reminisce about playing it. (Download link)

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    iBasketball This was the first basketball-inspired game that I downloaded on my iPhone 3GS. It is free and takes up a minimal space in your iPhone's internal memory. And what do you get for downloading and installing this app on your iPhone? - a great basketball game that can help you polish your shooting skills even while on the move. The game features, accelerometer-based ball control, half-court shooting physics, nice street court game environment, online game competition and score leaderboard. iBasketball could easily become the all-time best iPhone basketball game. (Download link)

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    College Basketball Live (NCAA Basketball)

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    College Basketball Live Are you a college basketball or NCAA fan? Then this app is for you. It provides you with the latest news about NCAA college basketball coming from Yahoo Sports and ESPN. The information is updated in real-time to make sure that you get only the latest news. What's good about this app is that you can read the news even when your iPhone is offline and you can choose the site where you want to get your information from. The app gives you up-to-date schedules, game results, team standings and player updates. You can also share information with your friends via email. (Download link)

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    Pro Basketball (NBA news, scores and stats)

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    Pro Basketball This basketball app has the potential to become one of the best basketball apps for iPhone if only the developer would find time to update the information with real-time basketball tidbits including off-season information. All the rest of the features as well as the app's interface are enough to make you like this app. It gives you scores, news, team updates and other NBA-related information. For NBA stats junkies, this game got you covered. Looking for game schedules? The app also provides you with those, if only the information was updated. Maybe at the start of the new season, the developer will update the information or better yet make it automatic. (Download link)

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    WNBA Center Court

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    WNBA Center Court If you're a fan of women's basketball, this is the right iPhone app for you. This app will certainly give a good dose of the professional women's basketball league - WNBA. Featuring real-time statistics, scores and player information, this simple iPhone basketball app provides you with everything you need to know about the ongoing WNBA 2010 Season. (Download link)