Merry Christmas from the NBA!
MANILA, Philippines – There are no scheduled games in the NBA on Christmas day, December 25 in the Philippines (it's Christmas eve in the USA), but the Association put together a few nice videos for NBA fans to watch during the break.
In the video above, the league compiles a "wacky remix of some of the best Christmas moments in the NBA."
If that's not enough for you, here's a countdown of the top 12 plays during Christmas:
As a bonus, here's a vintage complete highlights of Bernard King scoring 60 points during the 1984 Christmas game at the Madison Square Garden.
For hoops fans longing for current NBA action, the league has an exciting 5-game lineup for its Christmas offering:
Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks (December 26, 1 am, at NBA Premium TV)
The soaring Wizards take on the struggling Knicks. Can New York's Carmelo Anthony pull off an upset against the Washington's John Wall?
Oklahoma City Thunder vs San Antonio Spurs (December 26, 3:30 am, at NBA Premium TV)
In a potential preview of a Western Conference playoff showdown, the defending champs Spurs will host the OKC Thunder who are slowly finding their groove after losing All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook to injury in the early part of the season.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Miami Heat (December 26, 6 am, at Basketball TV and ABS-CBN)
The King LeBrong James visits for the first time this season the home turf of the team he led to 4 straight finals appearances, and two NBA titles. Will he get cheers or jeers from Heat fans?
Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls (December 26, 9 am, at Basketball TV)
The Lakers will look to build on their momentum from their stunning win against Western Conference leaders Golden State Warriors as they take on one of the superpowers of the East - Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls.
Golden State Warriors vs Los Angeles Clippers (December 26, 11am , at Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV)
Make no mistake about it, this won't be just another regular season game. The Warriors will look to avenge their playoff loss against the Clippers. Look for the Splash brothers to take out their frustration from losing against the Lakers against another LA team.
Which game are you most looking forward too? Let us know in the comments below!