2K Sports announced that the basketball title, NBA 2K9, is now available in retail stores for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation 2. NBA 2K9 provides unmatched attention to detail this season with even more signature style animations, deeper franchise mode, adaptive AI for smarter gameplay, and innovative online features including Team Up for true online 5-on-5 matches, and Living Rosters for the most up-to-date player ratings and tendencies to bring the game to life like never before.

Fans can also now register online for The Other Season, a unique online fantasy league where roles are reversed and NBA 2K9 gamers get to play for real life NBA superstars who are participating as The Other Season fantasy team owners. Online gamers playing exclusively on Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network will have the exciting opportunity to be drafted onto one of the NBA superstars' NBA 2K9 fantasy teams. For more information on The Other Season and official rules, visit www.theotherseason.com.

NBA 2K9 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and now available for Xbox 360, and the PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation 2 systems. A Windows PC version will be available on October 21. For more information about NBA 2K9, visit www.2ksports.com/games/nba2k9.