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Montrezl Harrell’s somersault was best part of NBA Christmas Day

Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: Montrezl Harrell #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on December 25, 2020 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2020 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The NBA’s Christmas Day slate ended up being a dud. Five games, five blowouts.

The best part of the day may have been Montrezl Harrell’s somersault.

Dallas’ Dorian Finney-Smith missed a three, and Harrell was putting an aggressive box out on Willie Cauley-Stein, when the Dallas center pulled Harrell down — and Harrell executed a Simon Biles-level somersault. Then moved on like it was nothing.

Cauley-Stein was called for a foul on the takedown, but Harrell missed both free throws that followed.

Not that it mattered, the Lakers blew the Mavericks’ doors off and cruised to a win.