Christmas Day will be filled with cheer as LeBron James will face his old team, the Miami Heat, for the first time this season as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The newly owned Los Angeles Clippers will square off against their hated nemesis the Golden State Warriors and Pau Gasol's return to Los Angeles as a member of the Chicago Bulls are also on tap.

Yes, basketball fans the 2014-2015 NBA schedule comes out today and it will be full of great games.