The NBA world enjoyed a rare day off for Thanksgiving Thursday. Players from not only America but from all parts of the globe came together to celebrate the day. 

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We didn’t get to see many plates this year, but players – current and former alike – got into the spirit. Sporting News has got you covered with some of the best Thanksgiving posts. 

James Harden 

The 2018 NBA MVP spent part of his Thanksgiving serving meals to individuals and families in Brooklyn. 

Deni Avdija

The Israeli-born Wizards forward had his first Thanksgiving meal, and he implored Americans to make healthier food. He hadn’t even finished his meal before he was already thinking about how many miles he was going to need to do to burn the extra calories off. 

Patty Mills 

Australians don’t celebrate Thanksgiving like their North American friends, so Brooklyn’s sharp-shooting guard Patty Mills had other things on his mind for Thanksgiving morning. 

Thanasis Antetokounmpo 

The Antetkounbros – plus mom Veronica – got into the spirit of things at home. 

John Wall 

Baron Davis 

B. Diddy challenged anyone to whip up better-looking plates that. he and his family. 

Javale McGee 

The Suns’ big man knows the importance of giving back. He hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for Child Crisis Arizona who provide children and youth in Arizona a safe environment, free from abuse and neglect. 

C.J. Watson 



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By James Carter

A Senior writer & Editor, James is a postgraduate in biotechnology and has an immense interest in following news developments. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Lacrosse player. He is responsible for handling the office staff writers and providing them with the latest updates happenings in the world. He writes for almost all sections of Editorials 24.