NBA Tweets from Last Night: What Experts Are Saying About Christmas Showdowns

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NBA Tweets from Last Night: What Experts Are Saying About Christmas Showdowns
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Christmas Day consists of a ridiculous NBA lineup. It's possible I set a record for least amount of body movement in one day.

It kicks off with the Nets and Celtics in Brooklyn, the Knicks in L.A. to face the Lakers, a rematch of last year's NBA finals between the Thunder and the Heat, the lockdown Bulls at home against the Rockets, and arguably the top dogs in the NBA right now, the Clippers face off with Denver.

Twitter had some stats, quotes and thoughts on this awesome day we'll all be sharing on the couch:

The never-sarcastic Peter Vescey documenting Kobe Bryant's shot chart before the game even starts.

I'm not sure if this says more about the Lakers or the Knicks...

The surprise stat of the day:

The second surprise stat of the day:

There isn't a defensive game plan in the world that can stop Carmelo Anthony when he's in the zone. At 28.3 points per game, I think it's fair to say he's in the zone.

If you're not familiar with Larry Coon, get familiar. When people have questions—about anything—they ask Larry. #Respect

Here's a trend that would be tough to bet against:

The Clippers are on fire, playing two-way basketball while presenting arguably the toughest frontcourt matchup in the game. It's difficult to defend Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan when they're two feet above the rim.

Some stats just don't come with any rhyme or reason...

Joakim Noah, ladies and gentlemen:

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