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I couldn't find this anywhere on Youtube so I thought I'd upload it for memory's sake.
He’s heating up! We all remember NBA Jam, the basketball video game where after three consecutive field goals made a player is “on fire” and practically cannot miss. Some of us have infused this concept into our beer pong games to give players even more opportunities to boast and trash talk, but this hot hand phenomenon is referenced well beyond the beer pong table.
“He’s heating up … he’s on fire!” How could we forget the sounds of our all-time favorite basketball video game? We take you into the creation of “NBA Jam,” and introduce you to the game’s idiosyncratic creators.
Though the real gem of the video, 10-15 seconds of video that ultimately nailed the game in its coffin, is around the 3 minute mark, the entire video is a testament to how bad the game was. Oh yeah, incase you didn't know- what he's playing is an officially released demo...meaning that the game is technically still being worked on at this point.
The Behind-the-Scenes Story of ‘He’s on Fire!’ in ‘NBA Jam’. It started at a Chicago Burger King in 1992 — and ended up in basketball history. For most of the 1990s, NBA Jam’s iconic “He’s heating up…. He’s on fire!” burned as bright as any of the other decade’s pop-culture totems (Hanson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, the Beek).
"He's heating up." How could we forget the sounds of our all-time favorite basketball video game? The absurd dunks, the short-shorts, the catchphrases- it was the game that changed the game. We take you into the creation of "NBA Jam," and introduce you to the game's idiosyncratic creator. Boomshakalaka!
He’s Heating Up. Playing NBA Jam for the Super Nintendo is a favorite past time of mine. Both offense and defense contain simple strategies to ensure a win. If your on offense you either shoot 3-pointers or dunk and on defense you just hack away, repeatedly trying to foul whoever has the ball.
In the video, McClellan is “heating up,” hitting “from long range” and throwing down “kaboom”-level dunks, just like the characters in the original Jam. Check it out: