Well it is Christmas so you know what that means. Ignoring your entire family so you can watch basketball. Happy Holidays.
Celtics at Knicks (Noon)
The Knicks tip-off their new season with aspirations to reach the Finals for the first time since the last lockout-shortened season. While the Celtics try to make one last glory run with Pierce/Allen/Garnett/Rondo and co.
Why You Should Watch: It is just after brunch so this game is likely the most easy to sneak in. Also Ray Allen “Basketball Jesus” tweets
Miami at Dallas (2:30)
Instead of napping you can remind yourself how much you hate the Miami Heat.
Why You Should Watch: The Mavs get their banner finally.
Chicago at Los Angeles Lakers (5:00)
The Lakers look to contend without Chris Paul while the Bulls start their title hopes.
Why You Should Watch: Rose/Kobe will probably be bringing it for this Christmas Day showcase.
Orlando at Oklahoma City (8:00)
The first night game features the tip-off of the Magic’s bizarro season waiting for life without Dwight Howard and Durant and Westbrook look to take over the West.
Why You Should Watch: After Christmas Supper entertainment
Clippers at Warriors (10:30)
Two words: Alley-oops
Merry Christmas Everyone!