While Santa Claus puts presents under your tree this Christmas, the NBA will give basketball fans a gift of their own on television screens.
LeBron James will reportedly play in his first game back in Miami on Christmas Day when the Cleveland Cavaliers take on the four-time defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat.
The full schedule will be released Wednesday on NBA TV, but ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that one of the handful of Christmas Day games will be between LeBron and his old teammates in South Beach.
Other games reportedly slated for Christmas Day are the Golden State Warriors taking on the Los Angeles Clippers in a heated Pacific division rivalry and Kobe and the Los Angeles Lakers going to Chicago to take on former teammate Pau Gasol and the Bulls. Also, the San Antonio Spurs are reportedly scheduled to receive their rings on Oct. 28 against the Dallas Mavericks.
There’s still no word where or when James will begin his second stint with the Cavs.
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