The Top 10 NBA Christmas Day Games of All Time

Let's take a look back at the top games of Christmas hoops.

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Every year when the NBA schedule gets released, fans automatically scroll down to the Christmas Day lineup. In the NBA, Christmas Day has become a holiday tradition with NBA Finals rematches, entertaining storylines, and potential playoff previews. As we head into one of the biggest days of the season, we are taking a look back at the top 10 Christmas Day games of all time.

10. 1985: New York Knicks vs. Boston Celtics

9. 1995: Orlando Magic vs. Houston Rockets

8. 1994: Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks

7. 2008: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

6. 1986: New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls

5. 1984: New York Knicks vs. New Jersey Nets

4. 2003: Orlando Magic vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

3. 2010: Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers

2. 2004: Los Angeles Lakers vs. Miami Heat

1. 2016: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors

As long as the NBA plays, Christmas Day games will continue, and we are sure that there will be plenty more memorable matchups in the future. With another full lineup set to go this Christmas, we may have another classic on our hands sooner rather than later.

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