What NBA teams are playing on Christmas Day 2020?

What NBA teams are playing on Christmas Day 2020?

Both the Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks are dangling at the edge of the playoff picture heading into Christmas Day. Each after making the postseason in 2020-21, the Hawks defeating the Knicks in five games in the first round. The NBA scheduled these two teams because of Trae Young vs. the MSG crowd.

How long has NBA played on Christmas Day?

The very first NBA Christmas Day game was played in 1947 – one year after the league’s inception – between the New York Knicks beat the Providence Steamrollers.

What teams are playing on Christmas Day?

2021 Christmas Day NFL schedule: Kickoff times, games, who is playing, TV channels

  • Arizona Cardinals. NFL|2nd NFC West|11-6-0.
  • Cleveland Browns. NFL|3rd AFC North|8-9-0.
  • Green Bay Packers. NFL|1st NFC North|13-4-0.
  • Indianapolis Colts. NFL|2nd AFC South|9-8-0.

How many Christmas Day games has LeBron played?

16 games
James — who finished with 39 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, three steals and a block — has now played in a league-high-tying 16 games on Christmas Day (a mark he shares with Bryant), and has made the most field goals (150) in Christmas Day history.

When was the last time the Kings played on Christmas Day?

December 25, 2003: Hobbled Kings fall to Dallas Missing Peja Stojakovic and Chris Webber, Sacramento blew a 16-point halftime lead as Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points en route to a 111-103 Mavericks victory at Arco Arena.

What NBA teams play on Christmas?

ESPN played a promo for the upcoming slate of Christmas Day games in the NBA. But in doing so, it interrupted the feed of the game. Presumably this was with the expectation that the first couple seconds of the out-of-bounds play the Warriors drew up would

When does NBA start back?

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have come to an agreement on a start date and other important terms for the 2020-21 season, with a slightly shortened regular season set to tip off in late December. “We are excited that the 2020-21 NBA season will officially tip off in December,” Utah Jazz president Jim Olson said.

Who is playing Tonight NBA?

Who is playing in Zion Williamson’s absence? Williamson, who has started in all 85 games of his NBA career, will start in the Pelicans frontcourt alongside center Jonas Valanciunas upon his return.

What time is NBA on Tonight?

Trail Blazers vs. Suns is scheduled to start at 10:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Dec. 14. The game will be played at the Moda Center in Portland. After a truncated season in 2020-21, the NBA returns to its standard 82-game format for the 2021-22 campaign, which is the league’s 75th anniversary season.