NBA Christmas Games on December 25 — List of Teams & Some Interesting Facts

Guide on NBA Christmas Games Set on December 25, 2023

NBA CHRISTMAS GAMES DECEMBER 25 – Here is a list of the teams that will play on December 25 and some interesting facts about the sports tradition.

Countless people including Filipinos are avid fans of basketball. Undeniably, it is one of the sports that many people love to play while others love to watch. Nowadays, not only male individuals are into basketball but as well as females.

NBA Christmas Games on December 25
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Every December 25, the National Basketball Association (NBA) which is the biggest basketball association in the world treats the fans of basketball with Christmas day games. The NBA Christmas games this 2023 will feature five exciting matches between:

  • Knicks vs. Bucks
  • Los Angelers Lakers vs. Boston Celtics
  • Suns vs. Mavericks
  • Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors
  • Miami Heat vs. 76ers
NBA Christmas December 25

1. The upcoming Christmas event of the National Basketball Association set on December 25, 2023 marks the 76th edition of the NBA on Christmas Day. The sports tradition started in 1947.

2. Out of five (5) games to be held on December 25, 2023, three (3) of them are first-time matchups such as the following:

  • Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets
  • Philadelphia 76ers vs. Miami Heat
  • Dallas Maverick vs. Phoenix Suns

3. This Christmas event of the National Basketball Association intends to reach fans in over 200 countries and territories in over 50 languages.

4. The ABC and ESPN wll aire the NBA Christmas games on December 25 in the United States and it may take a 13-hour consecutive airing time.

5. New York Knicks is the team that has played the most in the sports tradition event. It has played 55 games already.

6. All the last four (4) champions in the National Basketball Association will be present in the court:

  • Los Angeles Lakers
  • Bucks
  • Golden State Warriors
  • Denver Nuggets

7. LeBron James remains the Christmas Day career leader of the event having scored 460 points and played 17 games. He also contributed a lot with co-leader Dwayne Wade in achieving team victories.

8. Each of the five (5) matches set for the upcoming NBA Christmas event will feature at least one (1) recipient of the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award.

9. Cager Bernard King has also set a record for scoring 60 points for the Knicks against the New Jersey Nets in 1984.

10. On a Christmas Day game scoring, Tracy McGrady set a record for having the highest career scoring average at 43.3 points each game. He had at least 40 points in each of the three (3) games he had played.

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