ESPN Music: Christmas carols

When athletes sing Christmas carols

December, 24, 2012

By now, the last thing you probably want to hear is yet another rendition of a holiday tune you’ve already heard a dozen times on your car radio, at the mall or waiting in the dentist’s office.

But trust us -- you’re going to want to check out our compendium of athletes in recent years trying their best to warble season’s greetings.

Team: 2012-13 Dallas Mavericks
Song: “Sleigh Ride”
Performed by: Chris Kaman, Elton Brand, Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion and head coach Rick Carlisle
Cheer or Jeer: Cheer. Between the bloopers, Carlisle’s enthusiasm and Nowitzki wearing holiday lights around his neck, this one has got it all.

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