The NBA’s full 2015-16 schedule won’t release until Tuesday, but already the Christmas Day games have leaked. For the sixth-straight season, the Chicago Bulls will play on Christmas Day.
The Oklahoman is reporting that the Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Chicago Bulls on the NBA’s annual jamboree of games on the holiday. Last season the Bulls destroyed the Los Angeles Lakers at home and have won 2 straight games on Christmas Day.
The Oklahoman writes:
For the sixth consecutive season, Oklahoma City will be featured in the league’s biggest holiday showcase when it hosts Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls on Christmas Day,The Oklahoman has learned.
It will be the first time the Thunder has hosted a Christmas game since 2011, when it defeated Orlando inside Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Thunder is 4-1 in Christmas games, with wins against Denver in 2010, the Magic in 2011, New York in 2013 and San Antonio in 2014. OKC’s lone Christmas Day loss came at Miami in 2012.
The full NBA schedule including times and dates will be released on Tuesday. Check back for more on the schedule.