NBA: LeBron James Return To Miami Reportedly Set For Christmas Game

Christmas to the NBA is like Thanksgiving to the NFL. Some of the best teams and biggest rivalries in the league come together on Christmas to battle it out. One of the biggest stories this year is of course LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers and leaving the Miami Heat, that coupled with Dwyane Wade saying James is his new favorite opponent makes his return to Miami quite an anticipated game and the league knows it.

via Miami Herald:

Though the NBA’s schedule will not be finalized and released until mid-August, an unofficial internal schedule of select games has Cleveland playing the Heat in Miami on Christmas on ABC, according to a person familiar with the situation.ABC wants Heat-Cavaliers that day and the NBA is sensitive to ABC’s wishes. James returned to the Cavaliers this offseason after spending four seasons with the Heat.

This would be the Heat’s sixth consecutive Christmas game, but just the second at home during that stretch. Last Christmas, the Heat beats the Lakers 101-95 in Staples Center.

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