Between ESPN, ABC, and the ESPN App, NBA fans will be able to enjoy 5 games on Christmas Day, which amounts to 13 hours of live event coverage.

What’s Happen:

  • ESPN and ABC are ready to offer NBA fans all 5 Christma Day games (see full schedule below).
  • Between ESPN, the ESPN App and ABC, fans will be able to enjoy 13 consecutive hours of live NBA coverage on December 25h.
  • To simplify things, all games will be available on the ESPN App.
  • The ESPN excitement starts at 12:00 pm ET with the New Orleans Pelicans vs the Eastern Conference Champion Miami Heat and ends with the 10:30 pm ET game of the LA Clippers vs the Denver Nuggets.
  • ABC will air a tripleheader in the middle of the day starting at 2:30 pm ET: Golden State Warriors at Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics, and Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers.
  • ESPN’s 2020-2021 NBA Regular Season Coverage Tips Off on December 23 with Dallas Mavericks vs. Phoenix Suns at 10:30 pm ET.

Full ESPN and ABC Christmas Day Schedule:

Time (ET)

Telecast

Platform

12 p.m.

New Orleans Pelicans at Miami Heat

ESPN, ESPN App

2:30 p.m.

Golden State Warriors at Milwaukee Bucks

ABC, ESPN App

5 p.m.

Brooklyn Nets at Boston Celtics

ABC, ESPN App

8 p.m.

Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles Lakers

ABC, ESPN,

ESPN App

10:30 p.m.

LA Clippers at Denver Nuggets

ESPN, ESPN App