I'm not sure what's more exciting to my son: Santa coming down the chimney or Stephen Curry pulling up at the three-point line. It's probably the former, but he won't have to choose. I've got it on good authority that Santa will be making a stop at our house this year, and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors are set to play again on Christmas Day.
NBA fans will get the gift of a star-studded quintuple header of games on Dec. 25 that will feature LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Russell Westbook, Kyrie Irving and James Harden.
Things tip off at 12 noon ET and will last well past midnight in the East. If you it's fantastic), here's what you need to know.this year and still want to get in on the NBA action (
Christmas 2018 NBA schedule
Milwaukee Bucks at New York Knicks
Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets
Philadelphia 76ers at Boston Celtics
Los Angeles Lakers at Golden State Warriors
Portland Trail Blazers at Utah Jazz
How to stream the games
If your goal on Christmas is to watch all five games, you'll need a streaming package that offers ABC and ESPN. I can find you such a thing, but, so you'll need to check the channel lineup in your area to make sure you can watch a live feed of your local TV stations, namely ABC for three of the Christmas Day NBA games.
Click here to check availability of live local channels in your area.'s basic $40-a-month Live a Little package includes ABC and ESPN.
Hulu with Live TV
dozens of major metro markets, with more being added all the time. It costs $40 a month and includes ABC and ESPN.is currently available in
's $25-a-month Orange package includes ESPN, but Sling TV does not currently offer ABC in any of its plans or add-ons.
You can stream the first four Christmas Day games broadcast on ABC or ESPN via WatchESPN on your computer or the WatchESPN app, but you will need to prove you have a TV subscription that includes ESPN.
For the games on ABC, you can use over-the-air digital antenna. We have a few, cheap suggestions for the best indoor antennas.
Originally published on Dec. 22, 2017.
Update, Dec. 20, 2018: Updated with this year's slate of games.
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