Peripherals supported: Saturn 6 Player Adaptor
Number of players: 1-10
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(reportedly once known as NBA Action ) is a basketball game released for the NBA Action '96 Sega Saturn.
It is part of the
NBA Action franchise, though like its baseball counterpart, , World Series Baseball Sega chose not to give the first Saturn entry in the series a subtitle.
It is technically the fourth entry in the series, following
and NBA Action '94 on the NBA Action '95 Starring David Robinson Sega Mega Drive, and on the NBA Action Starring David Robinson Sega Game Gear. Unlike previous iterations, the Saturn NBA Action is displayed entirely in 3D. It would later be followed by .
NBA Action 98
NBA Action was once set to be released in the arcades, running on Sega Titan Video hardware. It was also meant to arrive on the Sega 32X at one stage .
Producer: Chris Cutliff
Assistant Producer: Tracy Johnson
Product Manager: Brad Hogan
Sega Sports: Scott Rohde, Chris Smith, Gerald DeYoung, John Gillin, Anne Moellering, Dave Perkinson, Lorne Asuncion, Mark Paniagua, Matt Underwood, Rosie Freeman, Christine Nunn
Gray Matter Team:
President: Chris Gray
Team Leader and User Interface: Paul Martin
Technical Programmer: Colin Reed
Low Level AI and Gameplay: Dave Forshaw
High Level AI and Gameplay: Mark Trochanowski
Lead Artist: Mike Upton
Interface and Texture Design: Mike D'Agnillo
Producer: Adam Mock
Assistant Producer: Glen Hamilton
Game Generation: Eric Randall
Animation: Bryce Cochrane
3D Modeling: Simon McGuire
Sound: Mark Kerr
Video and Image Processing: Dennis Mohr, Ian Mackenzie
Art Director: Dave Duncan Textures: Paulo Bugatto, Carolyn Cudmore
Sega Creative Support: Dave Albert, Tom Miley, Brian Coburn
Music: John Baker
Commentary: Marv Albert
Manual: T.S. Flanagan
Lead Tester: Mark Dawson
Assistant Lead Testers: Dave Paniagua, Sean Potter, Todd Slepian, Dave Dunn
Testers: Lance Nelson, Matthew Ironside, Dave Dodge, Lloyd Kinoshita, Fernando Valderrama, Marcus Montomery, Zenon Thornton, Kenny Robinson, Howard Gipson, Ty Johnson, Matt Prescot, Tony Lynch Special Thanks: Marv Albert, Helene Sheeler, NBA Properties, Greg Lassen, NBA Entertainment, Kevin Dobstaff, Adam Rosen, NBA Photos, Joe Amati, Shana Hoernke, Prototype Studios, Tyler Mckinley, John Carlucci, Adrian De Groot, Evan Bell, Clint Dyer, Marty Franz, Mark Lindstrom, Jef Feltman, Larry Loth, Willie Mancero, Iris Walker and Chuck, Pete Armstrong, Arch, Jay, Satin Lou, Erin, Willie Source:
US manual 
Main article: NBA Action/Magazine articles.
ROM dump status
http://www.sega-saturn.com/saturn/other/june-n.htm (Wayback Machine: 1997-06-06 05:51)
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Press release: 1996-05-16: ALL-STAR LINE-UP OF SEGA SPORTS VIDEOGAMES EXPANDS THE PROVEN TOP-SELLING FRANCHISE
Computer & Video Games, "October 1996" (UK; 1996-09-09), page 52
Mean Machines Sega, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-05), page 64
Game Players, "Vol. 8 No. 10 October 1995" (US; 1995-xx-xx), page 37
File:Nbaaction_sat_us_manual.pdf, page 38
Mean Machines Sega, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-05), page 64/65 (64)
Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-08-20), page 72/73 (72)