For me though, the title as a whole isn't enough. The inability of being able to save nearly kills it all and the frustrating controls help strangle whatever life is left in the app. Then, there's the bit we haven't mentioned, the 1.5 gigabyte file size. That is tremendously big on a device which holds a mere 16 gigabytes of data in total.
After that, there's another odd issue I routinely encountered (the sort of thing that, if I'm not the only one with the issue will eventually be fixed in an update) — sometimes when you hit "play game," you end up getting a simulated game with your team rather than a user controlled one. I cannot find any rhyme or reason for that and what makes it worse is that once you have started a game, you can't change things and take control of your team.
Diehard NBA videogame fans will find things here that they'll like, and the ability to take an NBA-based fans with them everywhere will appeal. That being said, more casual gamers will find the shortcomings frustrating enough that it simply won't be worth the effort—and file size—to stick with it.