After leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a historic NBA title in the 2016 Finals, LeBron James has been named the Associated Press 2016 Male Athlete of the Year. James had been a previous recipient of the award in 2013 after his hugely successful stint with the Miami Heat. 59 editors from the AP member newspapers and customers voted King James as the best male athlete.
It’s Christmas! The NBA has a long standing tradition of the best and brightest stars celebrating the festive day with spectacular performances, giving fans much cheer and reason to smile. As the league gets ready to host Christmas Day games for the 69th time in its history, we take a look back at some of the marquee X’Mas performances:
James Harden led Houston Rockets a Win Over LA Clippers
The Rockets fired on all cylinders as James Harden led the home team to a dominating win over an injury-stricken LA Clippers. Harden (30 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists) recorded his seventh triple-double of the season. Six Rockets’ players got into double figures in the blowout win, with Montrezl Harrell posting a career-high 29 points (71.4% FG). The Clippers tried to do a Rockets and attempted 33 three-pointers and managed to sink 13 of them as compared to the 14 that the home team…