I'm pretty sure it's point differnce, all the other NBA jam ones are.
Great score! Would love to be able to play this game on a home console!
1 credit, default settings, no contiunes. (39600 Score)
(Hopefully going to go to the arcade later this week and play on the real machine!)
Thanks for viewing!
Sorry for no sound, I was in a skype call at the time. Record is seen at end 1:07.41 Played Using Project 64 (1.6)