DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that the first NBA Christmas game televised nationwide was in 1967? The National Basketball Association had held games on Christmas (December 25), since its second season in 1947. It was an annual tradition where the league features some of the best teams and players. Games on this date usually showcase a rematch of the teams in the preceding NBA Finals and the some of the rivalries in the association. American Broadcasting Company (ABC) was the first TV network to broadcast the Christmas game of the 1967-1968 season. ABC aired the match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego Rockets, where the Rockets won 104-104.
Today, it is not the Americans that are able to watch the Christmas Games of the NBA. Thanks to technology, fans around the world can now access more resources for watching NBA games online. No wonder that as of 2012, the league's games held on Christmas was being aired in over 200 countries and were available in almost 50 languages. Now, streaming NBA games online is possible. For sure, most fans have their favorite teams. And since there are a plethora of ways to watch NBA online free, people can now watch their team's games - especially to watch Playoffs online. Also, there are other basketball enthusiasts that watch the games because of the best NBA players. Speaking of which, who do you think is the greatest of all time?