Following the season opener and the first home game of the season, one of the highlighted dates of the NBA’s schedule comes on Christmas Day.
With several primetime matchups around the NBA slated for Dec. 25, the 2021 edition of the Christmas Day schedule will include Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors.
For one of the league’s five games on Christmas Day, the Warriors will meet the defending Western Conference champion Phoenix Suns at 2 p.m. PT.
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During the 2020-21 run, the Warriors dropped two of their three games to the Suns. Their lone win against Phoenix came on May 11, 122-116.
The 2021 season will be the ninth consecutive time the Warriors will play on Christmas Day. Last season, the Warriors fell to Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks on Christmas, 138-99.
Along with a contest between the Splash Brothers, Devin Booker and Chris Paul, Christmas Day in the NBA will showcase matchups like the Los Angeles Lakers against the Brooklyn Nets and the Boston Celtics against the Bucks.
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Before the full 2021-22 schedule is released, the league has revealed the Warriors’ first game on the schedule against the Los Angeles Lakers (Oct. 19) and their home opener in the Bay Area versus the Los Angeles Clippers (Oct. 22).