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Best of 25: The many ways Cavs-Warriors is a rivalry for the ages

Deck the halls with Cavs and Warriors!

For the third straight Christmas, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will face off on the NBA's most festive day of the season. The Dec. 25 matchup (ABC, 3 p.m. ET) will mark the 25th meeting between the two teams since LeBron James returned to Cleveland. (The Warriors hold a 15-9 edge.)

In honor of this momentous occasion, here are 25 reasons Cavs-Warriors is the most entertaining rivalry in sports.

1. LeBron vs. Steph: Game of thrones
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