NBA 2K12 has had a rough couple of weeks. A lot of the goodwill built up in August for the game's nostalgic "NBA's Greatest" mode was washed out by news of lockout-frozen rosters and repackaged premium DLC. And then Kurtis Blow comes up over the speakers, and Dikembe wags his finger at you, and you find yourself willing to forgive a lot.
Review copies don't arrive until tomorrow but Operation Sports and its magic elves managed to snatch a copy before street date and post this video of the game's opening sequence. So was last year's opening montage. We still have some things to talk about, NBA 2K12, but I could never stay mad at you.