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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to Washington to take on the Wizards in a battle of the Eastern Conference's worth teams. There is also plenty of national television action during the NBA's Christmas Day showcase.
For the NBA, Christmas week is highlighted by five nationally televised Christmas Day games and a Thursday night TNT doubleheader. The Cleveland Cavaliers (6-23) play only once, traveling to Washington on Wednesday to face the Washington Wizards (3-22). The game, taking place at Washington's Verizon Center, features the two worst teams in the Eastern Conference. Cleveland is coming off a solid victory at Milwaukee and have an excellent opportunity to build a two-game winning streak. That game tips off at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 26.
In other games, the NBA will take center stage on Christmas Day, which will feature a national television quintuple-header. The Christmas Day schedule is as follows:
And the Thursday Night TNT doubleheader:
Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City Thunder, 8:00 p.m. ET, TNT
Boston Celtics at Los Angeles Clippers, 10:30 p.m. ET, TNT