Another thing those teams have in common will be the special sleeved jerseys they’ll all be wearing during the Christmas Day games, and those jerseys can now be seen in action in a new ad for ESPN’s NBA Christmas Day coverage.
The ad features Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Steve Nash, and LeBron James in the jerseys, doing a rendition of “Jingle Bells” that’s pretty impressive if it was really done as shown (it also explains how the ad came to be named, “Jingle Hoops”).
See what I mean by watching the new ESPN Christmas Day ad below. Do you think they really got that to work? Or is this just a case of post-production trickery? Either way, Merry Christmas! Hopefully you get the day off, unlike these players: