NBA's Best Christmas Performances

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Wilt Chamberlain
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Wilt Chamberlain

Warriors vs. Knicks -- 1961

Wilt holds numerous NBA records so the distinction of the most rebounds on Christmas Day may only be a footnote in his NBA career. Nevertheless, Chamberlain's 59 points and 36 rebounds against the Knicks in 1961 are otherworldly, regardless of the era.

Chamberlain wasn't the only one who tried to steal some of Santa's thunder. Here are some other players who came to play on Christmas Day ...

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