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PBT Podcast: Which Christmas Day NBA Games are worth watching?

Kurt Helin and Corey Robinson preview the NBA's Christmas day schedule, featuring 76ers-Knicks, Lakers-Mavericks, Bucks-Celtics, Grizzlies, Warriors, and Suns-Nuggets.

The NBA’s traditional slate of five Christmas Day games goes up against a triple-header of NFL games year, which could lead to some channel flipping in some households (or the kids streaming the NBA game on their phones while their grandfathers and uncles watch the NFL).

But which of the NBA games are worth flipping away from the NFL to see? Bucks at Celtics for sure, but what about the 76ers at Madison Square Garden against the Knicks?

Corey Robinson of NBC Sports and myself get into all of that. First, we talk about the sale of the Phoenix Suns to Mat Ishbia and what that will mean for the franchise, then Corey’s Jukebox picks a song for the Suns. After that comes a discussion of the NBA’s international games — the league recently played in Mexico City and heads to Paris early next year — and the growth of the sport outside the United States, and how NBA 2K plays a big role in that.

Then comes a discussion of all things Christmas.

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