Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 12/6/11
We know every Celtics game is the most important game on the calendar every night but I thought I would shed some light on some other fantastic games that will prepare you in understanding them come playoff time.  Every NBA fan should spend the entire day of Christmas watching all 5 games, well we know you will watch at least one.  Throwing out the first day of the NBA season, here are five games you should not miss. Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City Thunder  (December 29th, 2011) This will give Celtic fans a glimpse of the defending NBA champions, the Dallas Mavericks while watching the league’s most likable and rising star, Kevin Durant.  Hard to say he is rising when he has risen a few seasons ago.  Durant is one of the top players in the league coming into his prime.  He has already taken his team deep into the playoffs and they are looking at another run.  They play the Dallas Mavericks, an experienced team that will prove to be a good early test for the Thunder.  Expec...
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