Guess who's coming back to the Lakers lineup for Christmas?  (AP/Yuezi Karen Wu)

Guess who’s coming back to the L.A. Lakers’ lineup for Christmas? (AP/Yuezi Karen Wu)

The Lakers are still hoping that Steve Nash will return from his injury in time for Christmas. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce weighs in on what that would mean for L.A. Also, Charlie offers his pick for a new nickname for the team currently known as the New Orleans Hornets. (Hint: it’s not the Pelicans.) Plus, Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim’s 900th win, Houston running back Arian Foster’s Christmas generosity, and one very lucky piglet.