Sick of all the family time at Christmas? Don’t worry. There’s a sports escape. Here is Christmas Day Eve sports schedule NBA NFL college football.
There is plenty of pro and college basketball on the holiday, as well as one college football game on Christmas Eve.
Because of the way the calendar falls this year, there are no NFL games on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day this year. When Christmas falls on a Sunday, the NFL typically plays the majority of its schedule on a Saturday.
The following college basketball teams are taking place in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic, which will culminate at the Stan Sherriff Center in Honolulu on Christmas Day: Ball State, Boise State, Georgia Tech, Hawaii, Houston, UTEP, Portland and Washington.
Here is the slate:
Christmas Eve Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Christmas Day Eve sports schedule NBA NFL college football
College football: Hawaii vs. BYU 8 p.m., ESPN
Christmas Day Wednesday, Dec. 25 – Christmas Day Eve sports schedule NBA NFL college football
NBA: Celtics at Raptors 12 p.m., ESPN
College Basketball: Diamond Head Classic 1:30 p.m. ESPNU
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NBA: Bucks at 76ers 2:30 p.m., ABC
College Basketball: Diamond Head Classic 3:30 p.m. ESPNU
NBA: Rockets at Warriors 5 p.m., ABC
College Basketball: Diamond Head Classic 6:30 p.m. ESPN2
NBA: Clippers at Lakers 8 p.m., ABC
College Basketball: Diamond Head Classic 8:30 p.m. ESPN2
NBA: Pelicans at Nuggets 10:30 p.m., ESPN