Thursday August 6th, 2015

A rematch of the 2015 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors is tentatively set for Christmas Day, ESPN's Marc Stein reported Thursday.

League sources told Stein that Cleveland will visit Golden State for an afternoon match-up.

The Warriors beat the Cavaliers in six games in this year's NBA Finals, despite LeBron James leading all players with 35.8 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game.

In addition to the Finals rematch leak, the Miami Herald reported that a game between the Miami Heat and New Orleans Pelicans is also expected to take place on Dec. 25. 

• Warriors-Cavaliers 2015 NBA Finals TV ratings hit post-Jordan high

The official 2015–16 NBA schedule will be released by the league Tuesday. 

- Kayla Lombardo

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