Don't take too long to open those presents on Christmas morning. You've got a bunch of basketball games to watch.

This year's NBA Christmas Day schedule features multiple MVP candidates, a 2016 NBA Finals rematch and a battle for Staples Center superiority.

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Here's the full slate ready to go once jolly ol' St. Nick is done breaking and entering into stranger's homes (all games ET). 

Celtics at Knicks, noon, ESPN

The Celtics (17-12) still aren't at the level of the Cavs and Raptors in the East, but they have played well during their four-game winning streak, including a 112-109 overtime win against the Grizzlies in Memphis. Isaiah Thomas dropped 44 points on only 16 shots in that contest. Thomas is averaging a career-high 26.7 points per game.

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New York (16-13) currently sits right in the middle of a crowded Eastern Conference playoff race. The Knicks are hoping to continue their winning ways at home after taking the last two at Madison Square Garden against the Pacers and Magic. Kristaps Porzingis left the game against Orlando with a right knee contusion, but the injury doesn't appear to be serious. He should be available on Christmas Day.

Warriors at Cavs, 2:30 p.m., ABC

The game of the day and a likely NBA Finals preview. You've got the Warriors (26-4) with the best record in the NBA facing the East-leading Cavs (21-6) for the first time since, you know, that whole losing a 3-1 lead with the unanimous MVP Stephen Curry thing happened. But you may have heard the Warriors added this free agent named Kevin Durant in the offseason. He might make a difference here.

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Cleveland's "Big Three" of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love is averaging a combined 72 points per game, so don't expect the Cavs to go down easy — unless Tyronn Lue doesn't care and decides to rest everyone.

Bulls at Spurs, 5 p.m., ABC

A struggling Bulls team (14-14) could use a marquee win here. Chicago has lost four of its last five games, failing specifically with late-game execution. Dwyane Wade recently called out the Bulls' fourth-quarter offense, saying "We put a lot of pressure on Jimmy (Butler) in the fourth quarter to make a lot of plays because we're running just one action." Let's see if that changes.

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Hey, the Spurs (23-6) are really good at basketball again. Go figure! Gregg Popovich's team will stay home for Christmas even though Kawhi Leonard and company might prefer to go away for the holidays. The Spurs have the best road record in the NBA (15-2), but they will just have to find a way to win inside the friendly confines of the AT&T Center.

Timberwolves at Thunder, 8 p.m., ESPN

The young Timberwolves (9-19) are learning how hard it is to play winning basketball for a full 48 minu

tes. Minnesota has shown flashes of brilliance throughout the season, but the Timberwolves always seem to allow one big run (particularly in third quarters) that dooms them in the end. They did, however, manage to secure consecutive victories for the first time this season with back-to-back wins over the Suns and Hawks this week.

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You may have noticed a certain point guard for the Thunder (17-12) is averaging a triple-double. Just don't ask Russell Westbrook about it. Westbrook is averaging 31.3 points (most in the NBA), 10.5 rebounds and 10.8 assists per game (second-most in the NBA). Can Westbrook really keep this up for 82 games? Well, he hasn't slowed down yet.

Clippers at Lakers, 10:30 p.m., ESPN

The Clippers (22-8) are banged up heading into their Christmas Day matchup. Blake Griffin will be out four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery earlier this week, and Chris Paul suffered a strained left hamstring Thursday night in a win over the Spurs. Paul downplayed the injury after the game, but the Clippers may want to be careful with their All-Star point guard considering it's the same injury that kept Paul out of two games during the 2015 Western Conference semifinals.

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So, how about that other team in LA? (Just kidding, Lakers fans. Put down the pitchforks. It's Christmas.) The young Lakers (11-21), much like the Timberwolves, have struggled to put together complete games. Los Angeles has lost 11 of its last 12 after starting 10-10. The team lost consecutive games this week after holding 19-point leads against both the Hornets and Heat. A solid performance on Christmas Day could restore some confidence.