Found December 26, 2012 on NESN.com:
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The Los Angeles Clippers had a fun time on Christmas Day, and that was even before they beat the Nuggets. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and their teammates showed up to the Staples Center on Tuesday in full holiday attire — wearing ugly Christmas sweaters, of course. The Clips were far from the only ones in the NBA looking a bit silly for the holidays, though. Thanks to the league’s new holiday edition uniforms, plenty of players looked a bit out of place during play. However, some looked more at ease than others, like Kobe Bryant showing up to play rocking a fur scarf and some huge sunglasses. From the sweaters to the scarves, and everything in between, the NBA showed no shortage of ridiculous looks on Christmas Day. Click here to see the NBA’s outrageous Christmas outfits >> Photo via Instagram/madelynburke
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