It’s a busy holiday week as the NBA has its annual Christmas quintuple-header on Tuesday. This year, however, there’s no Warriors (of course, now that they’re good) but you still get a Championship rematch between the Thunder and the Heat. The W’s return to the hardwood Wednesday at the Jazz before coming home to host the 76ers and the Celtics.
In college hoops, USF men wrap up their appearance at the Diamond Head Classic on Christmas Day. Then on Saturday, it’s a local quadruple-header with the Santa Clara men at #1 Duke, the #1 Stanford women hosting #2 UConn, Cal men entertaining Harvard, and Stanford men hosting Lafayette.
In Bowl Game action, Mike MacIntyre makes his final appearance as #24 San Jose State’s head coach in the Military Bowl on Thursday. Then AT&T Park hosts the Fight Hunger Bowl on Saturday.
The NFL regular season concludes Sunday with the 49ers and Raiders on simultaneously. One can nail down a division title while the other can improve their draft position with a loss. The final contest of the night pits the Cowboys at the Redskins for the NFC East championship and the final spot in the playoffs.
Celtics @ Nets, Tuesday at 9 a.m.: TNT
Knicks @ Lakers, Tuesday at Noon: KGO 7
Thunder @ Heat, Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.: KGO 7
Rockets @ Bulls, Tuesday at 5 p.m.: ESPN, ESPN3
Nuggets @ Clippers, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.: ESPN, ESPN3
Warriors @ Jazz, Wednesday at 6 p.m.: CSN Bay Area
76ers @ Warriors, Friday at 7:30 p.m.: CSN Bay Area
Celtics @ Warriors, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.: CSN Bay Area, NBA TV
Men: Diamond Head Classic: USF vs. East Tennessee St. @ Honolulu, Tuesday at 11 a.m.: ESPN3
Men: Santa Clara @ #1 Duke, Saturday at 9 a.m.: ESPN2, ESPN3
Women: #2 UConn @ #1 Stanford, Saturday at 1 p.m.: ESPNU, ESPN3
Men: Harvard @ Cal, Saturday at 5 p.m.: Pac-12 Network
Men: Lafayette @ Stanford, Saturday at 7:30 p.m.: Pac-12 Network
Military Bowl @ Washington, DC
#24 San Jose St. vs. Bowling Green, Thursday at noon: ESPN, ESPN3
Fight Hunger Bowl @ AT & T Park
Navy vs. Arizona St., Saturday at 1 p.m.: ESPN2, ESPN3
Bears @ Lions, Sunday at 10 a.m.: KTVU 2
Texans @ Colts, Sunday at 10 a.m.: KPIX 5
Cardinals @ 49ers, Sunday at 1:25 p.m.: KTVU 2
Raiders @ Chargers, Sunday at 1:25 p.m.: KPIX 5
Cowboys @ Redskins, Sunday at 5:30 p.m.: KNTV 11, online
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