- Premier LIVE basketball with the best players in the world as part of the 75th anniversary of the NBA.
- NBA Countdown to Tip Off Christmas Day Coverage with two-hour Show beginning at 10 a.m. ET.
ESPN Christmas Day tradition continues for the 20th consecutive season on Saturday, December 25, with approximately 13 consecutive hours of live NBA coverage featuring the league’s best teams. All games and shows will also be available via the ESPN App.
Christmas is a very special date for many, and the NBA does not slow down, this year will be remembered by all sports lovers around the world as it is part of the 75th anniversary of the league, including coverage of the highly anticipated matchup between Los Angeles Lakers vs. Brooklyn Nets from the Barclays Center at 8 p.m. ET.
But in addition to the confrontation that will have Lebron James as protagonist, the Knicks will celebrate Christmas by visiting Atlanta, Phoenix Suns and Golden State, franchises with the best record so far, colliding in an exciting duel in addition to the current champions and defenders of the title, the Milwaukee Bucks who are set to visit Jayson Tatum’s Boston Celtics.
NBA Christmas Day Games on ESPN and ESPN App:
Schedule is subject to change. Please check local listings for latest game schedule.
|10:00 AM||NBA Countdown Presented by Mountain Dew||ESPN|
|12:00 PM||NBA Christmas Special Presented by State Farm||Atlanta Hawks vs. New York Knicks||ESPN|
|2:30 PM||ABC NBA Basketball Presented by State Farm||Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks||ESPN|
|5:00 PM||ABC NBA Basketball Presented by State Farm||Golden State Warriors vs. Phoenix Suns||ESPN|
|7:30 PM||NBA Countdown Presented by Papa John’s||ESPN|
|8:00 PM||NBA Christmas Special Presented by State Farm||Brooklyn Nets vs. Los Angeles Lakers||ESPN|
|10:30 PM||NBA Christmas Special Presented by State Farm||Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz||ESPN|