15 ways the NBA on Christmas Day became a hoop happening

15 ways the NBA on Christmas Day became a hoop happening

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15 ways the NBA on Christmas Day became a hoop happening

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12. RICK BARRY SCORES 50 on FAMILY NIGHT (1966)

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The great Rick Barry gave fans in Cincinnati something to remember in 1966. The sweet-shooting forward’s 50 points are the most of any player on a winning team in a Christmas game. Barry was 19 of 35 from the field. One of the great foul shooters in league history, he made 12 of 13 from the line in a 124-112 Warriors victory over the Cincinnati Royals.

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