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Blazers Likely To Miss Out On Christmas Day Game

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ESPN has revealed the NBA’s tentative slate of Christmas Day games. And the Blazers aren’t on it.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Washington Wizards Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers are unlikely to take the court on Christmas Day with Adrian Wojnaroski of ESPN revealing the NBA’s tentative five-game slate.

The tentative schedule includes games between the New Orleans Pelicans and Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks, Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers and Denver Nuggets.

It is unknown when the schedule will be confirmed but as it stands, six Western Conference teams and four Eastern Conference teams will be on show on this marquee basketball day.

Portland also missed out on a Christmas Day game last year. The team last played on Christmas in 2018 when the team took on the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City.