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A look at Christmas Day games in the National Basketball Association

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Oklahoma City Thunder fan Jenny Permetter (right) enjoying pregame festivities with Santa at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Richard Rowe-US PRESSWIRE

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Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng (9), of Sudan, puts up a shot as Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol, left, of Spain, looks on during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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A general view of the American Airlines Center before the game between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

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Former New York Knicks player Walt Frazier watches the game between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. Knicks won 106 - 104. Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

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Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) new KD4's shoes pregame against Orlando Magic at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Richard Rowe-US PRESSWIRE

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Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant goes to the basket to score past Chicago Bulls Ronnie Brewer (R) and Joakim Noah (back) during the first quarter of their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles December 25, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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llas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban kisses the NBA trophy before the NBA championship banner is raised before the game against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Center. Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

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Boston Celtics Rajon Rondo (center R) goes up for a basket next to New York Knicks Tyson Chandler (center L) in the first half during their NBA basketball game in New York December 25, 2011. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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Orlando Magic guard Jason Richardson (23) goes up for a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder's Serge Ibaka defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

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Recording artist Kanye West sits courtside as he attends the NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls in Los Angeles December 25, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki (second from right) drives past Miami Heat small forward James Jones (22) and point guard Norris Cole (30) during the second quarter at the American Airlines Center. Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE

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New York Knicks' Bill Walker, right, is guarded by Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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Orlando Magic forward Dwight Howard, left, drives to the basket around Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. The Thunder won 97-89. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

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Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose (R) makes a go ahead basket with 4.8 seconds left over Los Angeles Lakers' Pau Gasol of Spain during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles December 25, 2011. The Bulls won 88-87. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

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Miami Heat forward LeBron James (L) controls the ball as he is defended by Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Dallas, Texas December 25, 2011. The Heat won 97-69. REUTERS/Mike Stone

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American director Spike Lee reacts during the second quarter between the New York Knicks and the Boston Celtics at Madison Square Garden. Anthony Gruppuso-US PRESSWIRE

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