MIAMI, FL (December 24) —— Christmas Day is a memorable day for NBA lovers all around the globe and this year should be just as special as the league is again set to showcase some of its most highly anticipated matchups. Here is the NBA schedule on Christmas Day and it will feature some of the best teams and players in the league.
One of the highly-anticipated matchups of the season will unfold on the Christmas Day schedule when the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics collide in an all-Eastern Conference showdown. These two teams are not just among the contenders to win the conference title, but also candidates to win the NBA championship.
Boston (23-10) heads into the game sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings, while Milwaukee (22-10) is second in the standings. Tip-off time for this game is 5:00 pm ET and you can watch the live broadcast on ABC / ESPN. Read More: What are the latest NBA results and scores on Dec. 23?
Also on the Christmas Day NBA schedule is the battle between the Philadelphia 76ers vs New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, starting at noon ET and broadcasting live on ABC / ESPN / ESPN+. In fact, this matchup is the first of the five games slated for December 25.
The Sixers head into this encounter on a seven-game win streak, but suffered a 106-104 defeat when they last played the Knicks on Nov. 4.
Elsewhere, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are at the Dallas Mavericks, who will be led by Luka Doncic with this game starting at 2:30 pm and broadcasting on ABC / ESPN, Memphis Grizzles are at the defending champion Golden State Warriors, starting at 8:00, while the Phoenix Suns travel to take on the Denver Nuggets in the night’s final game on the schedule, at 10:30 pm.
Christmas Day NBA schedule 2022
Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks, 12 p.m. – ABC / ESPN
Los Angeles Lakers at Dallas Mavericks, 2:30 p.m. – ABC / ESPN / ESPN+
Milwaukee Bucks at Boston Celtics, 5 p.m. – ABC / ESPN / ESPN+
Memphis Grizzles at Golden State Warriors, 8 p.m. – ABC / ESPN
Phoenix Suns at Denver Nuggets, 10:30 p.m. – ABC / ESPN