ALL LISTEN found a solution step by steps
1. Get a copy of VMware Workstation recommend latest 11.1.0
2. Install it doesnt take long its worth it
3. Install Windows XP easiest OS to install and quickest out there not complicated at all like older OS QUICK,EASY
4. Install You NBA LIVE 2000 CD if you got one like me install it on VMware its easy put your CD in your PC and it should pop up on WMvare 11.1.0
5. The last one and the Beauty part copy the installation folder to you Real OS like i did Windows 8.1 Copy it anywhere WORKS SUCCESSFUL LIKE A CHARM. Playing Live 2000 on Win 8.1
6. Open the EA SPORTS folder open NBAwin app and you're good to GO!!!
Hope this helps some people out there. Lets all bring Live 200 back to live PEEPS. Cheers
FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY STING LIKE A BE AAAAAAAA!!