MIAMI, FL – A well anticipated Christmas Day schedule awaits NBA fans on Tuesday, although there is no NBA Finals rematch this year.
However, there is a familiar matchup listed on the day’s schedule.
For the fourth consecutive year on Christmas Day, LeBron James will go up against the Golden State Warriors, although he will be wearing the colors of Los Angeles Lakers this time.Embed from Getty Images
This clash will see James facing off with Steph Curry and it headlines the five games slated for December 25.
The Lakers visit to the Warriors will be televised live by both ESPN and ABC and streaming on WatchESPN, starting at 8 p.m. ET.
In addition to James and Curry, the Christmas Day fixtures will see the likes of Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Joel Embiid all in action.Embed from Getty Images
The NBA Christmas Day Showdowns will tip off on ESPN and WatchESPN at Noon ET with the Milwaukee Bucks traveling to Madison Square Garden to take on the New York Knicks.
This is followed by Westbrook going up his former teammate James Harden when the Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Houston Rockets (3 p.m. ET), live on ABC and WatchESPN.
Boston Celtics will be hosting the Philadelphia 76ers on ABC and WatchESPN at 5:30 p.m. ET, before the Lakers visit the Warriors. Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz will close out Christmas Day in Salt Lake City (10:30 p.m. ET) on ESPN and WatchESPN.
Christmas Day 2018 – December. 25
Bucks vs. Knicks | Noon ET | ESPN and WatchESPN
Thunder vs. Rockets | 3 p.m. ET | ABC
Sixers vs. Celtics | 5:30 p.m. ET | ABC
Lakers vs. Warriors | 8 p.m. ET | ABC/ESPN and WatchESPN
Trail Blazers vs. Jazz | 10:30 p.m. ET | ESPN and WatchESPN