10 Real Life Features That Should Be In Basketball Video Games

Sad and/or Overly Exuberant Benchwarmers

All their athletic lives, these guys have been standout players, often the best on their teams. In the Association, the competition is bigger, faster, stronger, and just plain better than they are, so the only play they get is at the club when they tell women that they know Blake Griffin. It's no different in the video game world—unless you're dicking around, trying to show up your opponent by battling them with the worst rated fivesome on your roster.

Languishing on the end of the bench—sometimes pushed all the way off to make room for teammates who'll actually break a sweat—these guys go one of two ways, either enthusiasm so melodramatic it warrants a drug test or ennui. No, it's not you, virtual Jimmer Fredette really is pondering a career in real estate.

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