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NBA unveils Christmas jerseys that feature only players’ first names

Screengrab of NBA’s twitter account
Screengrab of NBA’s twitter account

Christmas Day is a time when you’re around people you know well, right?

Mom, dad, Uncle Leo, Aunt Bee. No last names needed there.

When you flip on the TV to watch the NBA that afternoon, the no last-name rule will still apply.

Kobe, LeBron, Dwyane, Carmelo and all the rest will be wearing special jerseys for the NBA’s five games.

The NBA showed off the jerseys on Twitter:

That’s sweet, right? Sure. But don’t forget that you can buy those jerseys, too. Not surprisingly they are for sale now.

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