The cherished holiday tradition of NBA basketball on Christmas Day is set to dazzle fans once again, marking its 76th year of celebration. A thrilling lineup of matchups awaits, offering a full day of basketball excitement for enthusiasts worldwide.

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Bringing together NBA superstars, this year’s festivities will showcase the talents of seven Kia MVP awardees from the past 15 seasons. The likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Joel Embiid, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Nikola Jokic are poised to grace the courts.

The Miami Heat, reigning Eastern Conference champions, lead a formidable ensemble of teams into Christmas Day action. The day’s grand finale presents a clash between the 2022 champions, the Warriors, and the Nuggets, setting the stage for a thrilling duel.


Historic rivalries find renewed vigor as the Lakers face the Celtics in a quest for their 18th championship, and the Knicks take on the Bucks with a chance to secure their 24th Christmas Day victory.

Anticipation is high for the Dec. 25 matchups, including a showdown between the 76ers and the Heat and a clash between the Mavericks and the Suns, recalling the dramatic encounter between Durant and Irving earlier.

With star power, rivalries, and unforgettable moments, the NBA’s Christmas Day extravaganza promises to be a basketball spectacle for the ages.