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EA's NBA Live franchise hasn't been around for several years. Originally, they had planned to reboot the series by releasing NBA Elite , but that sputtered and died. Then we heard that Live would return in the form of NBA Live 13 , but it would be a downloadable title and it would arrive in early October.

But in the latest unfortunate update for basketball fans, NBA Live 13 has been delayed . There's no new launch date but at least we got a fresh trailer, which is basically the developer's way of saying, "It really is coming, we swear." Well, maybe this will tide you over. Bear in mind that this year's NBA season is slated to begin on October 30 and NBA 2K13 is set for October 2…