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Each year there are a host of big matches scheduled for December 25 and today is no different.

The biggest game of the day sees an NBA Finals rematch between Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, although Steph Curry won’t be playing as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr says it would be “irresponsible” to make him play against the Cavaliers.

“The guy hasn’t even had a 3-on-3 game, right?” Kerr said.

“So if we weren’t playing Cleveland on Christmas and I told you Steph hasn’t played in a 3-on-3 game, hasn’t had any contact at all and the game is 48 hours from now, you’d say, ‘oh, Steph’s not going to play. 

“But because of the magnitude of the game, everybody wants to know. But we can’t let that affect our judgement. 

“He can’t play. That would be completely irresponsible if he did.”

There are four other matches taking place this year that fans will be able to watch on TV and online.

NBA Christmas Day schedule (All times GMT)

76ers at Knicks, 5pm 

Cavaliers at Warriors, 8pm 

Wizards at Celtics, 10.30pm 

Rockets at Thunder, 1am Boxing Day morning

Timberwolves at Lakers, 3.30am Boxing Day morning

How to watch NBA Christmas on TV

BT Sport is the exclusive home of the NBA in the UK for the 2017/18 season.

BT Sport 2 will be showing all five matches.

Play kicks off with Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks at 5pm with the last match taking place in the early hours of Boxing Day morning for fans in England with Minnesota Timberwolves at LA Lakers.

How to watch NBA Christmas online

With the game being shown on TV, it will also be available on the BT Sport app.

Alternatively you can sign up for the NBA League Pass with the option of a day pass.

The NBA League Pass lets you watch (almost) every NBA game depending on the package you select.

American viewers can catch the action online by also going for the NBA League Pass.

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