The Basketball Jones would like wish you a Merry Christmas (none of that Happy Holidays nonsense!) via everyone's favorite musical medium—NBA-themed caroling. Nothing says "jolly" like a Dirk Nowitzki dirge.

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Remember, only two more shopping days to find the perfect gift for the NBA fan in your life to return for cash and/or store credit. I suggest socks with Michael Beasley's tattoos printed on them. They're perfect for hiding your stash. Thus ends the b-ball holiday jokes.

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What a ball of fire this week is turning out to be, huh? Maybe Barry P. will find something interesting to talk about tonight. Go State.