NBA 2018-19 Christmas Day schedule: Lakers-Warriors, Sixers-Celtics, Thunder-Rockets highlight holiday slate

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NBA 2018-19 Christmas Day schedule: Lakers-Warriors, Sixers-Celtics, Thunder-Rockets highlight holiday slate
NBA 2018-19 Christmas Day schedule: Lakers-Warriors, Sixers-Celtics, Thunder-Rockets highlight holiday slate

The NBA schedule for nationally televised games during the first week of the 2018-19 season, along with Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day games, was officially released on Wednesday. Opening week will have a strong mix of established and up-and-coming teams, while the holidays put the superstars and top teams in action. Christmas Day, however, is the jewel of the NBA regular season, and this year will be no exception. The biggest game of the Christmas slate will be LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers taking on the defending champion Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The Houston Rockets, who had the NBA's best record last season, will take on Russell

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