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'Basketball Manager 2008' Gets FIBA Endorsement - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT

XIDER Games' sports management title Basketball Manager 2008 is now the official game of the European Championships in Spain in Sept. ‘07. Find the best sponsors, bring in the best players and prove that you are the best manager to lead your team to be champions of the courts. Clear the court and let the games begin…

You too could be playing ball with Europe’s finest as long as you engage shrewd financial and management tactics with FIBA Basketball Manager 2008. Bag the biggest sponsorship deals, woo the best players and draw in the crowds to create a wild atmosphere at the stadium.

As the manager, the team and stadium’s success is down to you! Be sure to sell out of tickets and stock the stadium’s shop with great merchandise to excite customers and bring in the cash. All this will help to pay for essential overheads such as arena upgrades, media costs and staff wages.

However, you’ll need to use your budget wisely so that you can offer your superstar players an attractive salary, and trade players between International and English teams to put together the top line up in the championships. First-rate financial management of these contracts is key; should a player get injured, they will need replacing.

Break down essential team tactics by taking your players through their moves and use one of the 3 ways; direct score, 2D view or 3D view to study the game’s result. Use the comprehensive tactics page to get the low down on killer moves that will give your team that extra edge.

Now that you have all the managerial knowledge needed to put your team courts ahead of the rest, it’s time to get out there and play ball…

Release date: Early September 2007

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