Michael Jordan NBA 2k11 cover2K Sports announced Tuesday (September 14) that they’ve upped a free demo of the upcoming NBA 2K11 title to the Xbox Live Marketplace and the Playstation Network.

The demo will allow players to relive this past season’s exciting NBA Finals and play one quarter as the Los Angeles Lakers or Boston Celtics.

It also will give gamers a glimpse of this year’s improvements, including revamped IsoMotion dribbling controls, dynamic shot control and all-new visuals in the NBA 2K11 demo.

2K Sports, the game publisher behind the title, is going big for the next iteration of NBA 2K. franchise. In this year’s installment, NBA 2K11 will bring recent Hall of Fame inductee, Michael Jordan back to the game.

For the first time, fans will be able to play as His Airness and recreate ten of Jordan’s best career games, including “The Shrug” game during the 1992 playoffs where Jordan scored six three-point shots in a scorching 35-point first-half performance.

NBA 2K11 drops October 5th.