The 2020-21 NBA regular-season schedule is starting to come together.
A showdown between the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas Mavericks headlines the league's tentative five-game Christmas Day slate, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Below is the provisional Dec. 25 schedule.
|Pelicans vs. Heat||12:00 p.m.|
|Warriors vs. Bucks||2:30 p.m.|
|Nets vs. Celtics||5:00 p.m.|
|Mavericks vs. Lakers||8:00 p.m.|
|Clippers vs. Nuggets||10:30 p.m.|
Individual player workouts began Tuesday while group workouts are scheduled to start Sunday.
The upcoming campaign will tip off Dec. 22.