The 25 Best Photographs Captured On NBA Christmas

By: 12.26.13
James Dolan

James Dolan (Brad Penner/ USA TODAY Sports)

During the NBA’s quintuple-header on Christmas Day, there were a number of amazing still images snapped by tireless NBA photographers. Many we could discount, but a number of them often told a mini-story, which helps us re-live the Holiday one photograph at a time. We’ve rounded up the best 25 photos, culled from thousands, which best represent Christmas in the NBA.

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25. LeBron James takes flight
We’ve already shown you a couple of his awesome alley-oops.

LeBron James

LeBron James (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

24. The Heat give out presents

Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

Chris Bosh, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

23. The Clippers hand out gifts

Clippers presents

Clippers presents (Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports)

22. Philip Seymour Hoffman
Celebrities! Even if you pretended to understand Synecdoche, New York so you could impress someone.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Philip Seymour Hoffman (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

21. Tommy Lee Jones and wife Dawn Laurel-Jones
Tommy and Philip were smiling despite the Knicks’ woes because, well, they’re celebrities.

Tommy Lee Jones, wife Dawn Laurel-Jones (Soobum Im/USA TODAY Sports)

Tommy Lee Jones, wife Dawn Laurel-Jones (Soobum Im/USA TODAY Sports)

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