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NBA Christmas Day 2023 TV Announcer Schedule for ESPN and ABC

The following is the NBA schedule for December 25, 2023, including start times, TV networks and scheduled announcers.

All times Eastern; schedule subject to change.

12:00 PM
Milwaukee Bucks at New York Knicks (ESPN/ESPN2)
ESPN: Dave Pasch, Hubie Brown, Andraya Carter
ESPN2: Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi

The Knicks and Bucks finish a two-game set at Madison Square Garden with this Christmas Day opener. New York is in its league-high 56th match on Dec. 25, with a 23-32 all-time mark. Milwaukee is playing its sixth straight Christmas clash, and is 5-4.

Milwaukee (22-7) has won seven straight games and won each of its first three meetings with the Knicks this season, including a 130-111 victory in its last outing; New York (16-12) won two straight games before falling to Bucks in its last time out.

2:30 PM
Golden State Warriors at Denver Nuggets (ABC/ESPN)
Announcers: Ryan Ruocco, Richard Jefferson, JJ Redick, Katie George
The defending champion Nuggets host the Warriors on Christmas Day. Golden State has been a holiday fixture, playing 12 of the last 13 Christmas slates to a 7-5 mark. Denver is 2-6, but defeated the Dubs 108-105 on Nov. 8 via Nikola Jokic’s 35 points.

Golden State enters the matchup with a record of 6-8 away from home following a 118-114 victory over Portland in its last road game; Denver won its first head-to-head meeting with the Warriors this season, 108-105, as Nikola Jokic scored 35 points.

5:00 PM
Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Lakers (ABC/ESPN)
Announcers: Mike Breen, Doris Burke, Doc Rivers, Cassidy Hubbarth
Boston won both of its head-to-head meetings with the Lakers last season, including a 125-121 overtime victory behind 37 points from Jaylen Brown; Los Angeles enters the matchup 10-3 at home despite falling to New York in its last home game.

8:00 PM
Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat (ESPN/ESPN2)
Announcers: Mark Jones, Monica McNutt, Angel Gray
Philadelphia (20-8) has won eight of its last nine games, including a 121-111 victory over Toronto in its last time out; Miami (17-12) has won three of its last four games and won two of its three meetings with the Heat last season.

10:30 PM
Dallas Mavericks at Phoenix Suns (ESPN)
Announcers: Beth Mowins, Stephanie White, Jorge Sedano
Dallas enters the matchup 9-6 away from home following a 122-96 loss to Houston in its last game on the road; Phoenix has dropped four of its last five games after falling to 120-105 loss to Sacramento despite Kevin Durant scoring 28 points.