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2021 NBA Christmas Day Games: Lakers vs. Nets, Warriors vs. Suns Headline Exciting 5-Game Slate

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As every year, the NBA is getting ready to bring a big show on Christmas Day. This is the most important regular-season day for the league, as they showcase the best teams clashing off in incredible duels. 

After last season's game weren't received with open arms, the association now wants to make things right and bring the best matches for fans. We'll see some title favorites going at it in what could be a preview of the 2022 NBA Finals and some exciting teams clashing with their best players available to compete. 

On Tuesday's edition of ESPN's 'The Jump,' the full slate of games was revealed, featuring some eye-popping games. 

Hawks at Knicks

Celtics at Bucks

Warriors at Suns

Nets at Lakers

Mavericks at Jazz

This will be very interesting games with some teams reliving old moments from last season. The Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks can continue their rivalry with a matchup that will see Trae Young returning to the Madison Square Garden. 

The Boston Celtics will try to make a statement against the defending champions Milwaukee Bucks in a duel with a lot of stars. Warriors and Suns will clash with their two Big 3s trying to prevail an incredible game at the Phoenix Suns arena. 

Nets and Lakers can give us a sneak peek of the 2022 NBA Finals when they go at it at Staples Center. Russell Westbrook, LeBron James and Anthony Davis going against Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving promises to be a terrific game. 

Last but not least, the Dallas Mavericks will travel to Utah to face Donovan Mitchell and his Jazz. The duel between Luka Doncic and Spida will be a good one to close a magical day for NBA fans around the world. 

These games are way better than last year. We have competitive teams competing against each other; squad with something to prove facing old rivals and plenty of players ready to steal the show in the 2021 NBA Christmas Day games.