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Merry Christmas! Sports On TV Galore!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays from SB Nation Denver to all of our readers! Hope you have a good one! While with your families today, gather around the TV set, open up gifts and enjoy some of the fine match-ups the sports world has to offer you this good day.

The day's action will be dominated by the NBA as five games are on the schedule. The one all Denver fans should interested in is the Denver Nuggets-Oklahoma City Thunder game at 6:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. The Nuggets will be without Carmelo Anthony as he and his family mourn the loss of sister Michelle Anthony, who died earlier this week.

Also on the docket:

Chicago Bulls Vs. New York Knicks, 10:00 a.m. MT, ESPN - You know all about the rumors of both teams wanting to trade for Carmelo Anthony.

Boston Celtics Vs. Orlando Magic, 12:30 p.m.  MT, ABC - The re-tooled Magic will take on a dominating Celtics team in a rematch of the Eastern Conference finals.

Miami Heat Vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 3:00 p.m. MT, ABC - LeBron James. Kobe Bryant. Dwyane Wade. Chris Bosh. 'Nuff said.

Portland Trail Blazers Vs. Golden State Warriors, 8:30 p.m. MT, ESPN

The NFL has one Christmas Day game on the schedule. The Dallas Cowboys (5-9) face the Arizona Cardinals (4-10) at 5:30 p.m. MT on the NFL Network.

And if you are up for a little college basketball action, No. 15 Baylor faces Florida St. at 5:30 p.m. MT on ESPN2. The NHL has the night off.