Chris Brown and Rihanna attend Christmas Day Lakers game

Rihanna (R) and Chris Brown attend a game between the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers during the NBA game at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, on December 25, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Chris Brown and Rihanna spent Christmas Day together watching the Los Angeles Lakers take on the New York Knicks at the Staples Center.

The stars were photographed sitting side-by-side together in courtside seats. They were photographed getting cozy together at the game and were seen holding hands as they left.

After the game, Rihanna posted a photo of herself, posing outside of a car with Brown with a Merry Christmas message:

Rihanna and Chris Brown attend an NBA game between the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Dec. 25, 2012.

The on-again, off-again couple has appeared to be more "on" as of late, collaborating on each other's songs and reportedly spending Thanksgiving together, too. It's the first time in years, they have appeared in public together

It's been nearly four years since Brown made headlines for an attack on Rihanna. He pleaded guilty in 2009 to felony assault.