On Tuesday afternoon, the NBA released the national television game schedule for opening night and Christmas Day for the upcoming season season.
The remainder of the 2021-22 NBA scheduled will be announced this Friday, with these major milestone games being just a teaser.
On Christmas Day, ten of the best NBA teams will face on through five games. All five will be on national television, with ESPN or ABC broadcasting each matchup.
Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks
12:00 PM EST on ESPN
Boston Celtics at Milwaukee Bucks
2:30 PM EST on ABC
Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns
5:00 PM EST on ESPN
Brooklyn Nets at Los Angeles Lakers
8:00 PM EST on ESPN
Dallas Mavericks at Utah Jazz
10:30 PM EST on ESPN
With games all day long, this will be the 14th year in a row in which the NBA plays five contests on Christmas Day.
One of the biggest traditions in the NBA during the regular season, these will all be highly anticipated matchups.