- Release date: May 9, 2017 (Based on on the 2016-2017 NBA Season.)
- Cover athlete: Allen Iverson PG Philadelphia 76ers (PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows)
- Players fill up their roster of players by playing different modes to earn packs. Tournament mode is a mode where they play four games with challenges on each court. Once the tournament is completed they unlock the court and a gold pack. There is online mode and exhibition where players can play to upgrade the players from bronze to silver and gold. Players also get a pack for leveling up their offline level and their online level.
- NBA Playgrounds includes a roster of both active and former NBA stars; both local and online multiplayer modes are included in the game. The game has a digital-only distribution.
- The original roster was published on May 9th, 2017 and does not reflect player changes for the 2017 NBA Free Agency or any rookies from the 2017 NBA Draft.
- The biggest named pissing players currently include the likes of Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Tim Duncan.