NBA Drops “Ballin In A Christmas Wonderland” Promo Featuring Normani

In anticipation of a lit Christmas Day schedule featuring the NBA’s most dynamic superstars and powerhouse squads, the NBA is premiering a new spot entitled “Ballin’ in a Christmas Wonderland,” featuring multi-platinum performing artist Normani singing a reimagined basketball rendition of the classic holiday song, “Winter Wonderland.”

The spot premiered on Wednesday evening during ESPN’s doubleheader between the Los Angeles Clippers and Toronto Raptors and the New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks. The Raptors and Bucks both won in impressive routes.

The spot features players from the five Christmas Day matchups, including LeBron James (LA Lakers), Kemba Walker (Boston Celtics), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Brandon Ingram (New Orleans Pelicans), Kawhi Leonard (LA Clippers), Nikola Jokić (Denver Nuggets), Pascal Siakam (Toronto Raptors), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets), D’Angelo Russell (Golden State Warriors) and Anthony Davis (LA Lakers). 

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JR Gamble joined The Shadow League in 2012. The General Manager of Content & Social Media is in his 25th year of covering sports and culture professionally. He has covered a wide variety of major sports and entertainment topics across different mediums, including radio, newspapers, magazines and national TV. His passion is baseball, the culturing of baseball and preserving and documenting the historically-impactful accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans in baseball.