How to watch Mavericks vs Lakers on Christmas Day? Is LeBron probable?

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on

DALLAS, Texas —— LeBron James is listed as a game-time decision for the Los Angeles Lakers in today’s Christmas Day NBA matchup against the Dallas Mavericks. James is dealing with persistent ankle soreness, but he isn’t expected to miss Sunday’s game as he’s been looking forward to playing this fixture all season.

How to watch Dallas Mavericks vs Los Angeles Lakers?

This Christmas Day NBA game at American Airlines Center in Dallas, will begin at 2:30 pm ET and broadcast live on ESPN and WatchESPN and the ESPN App. For those looking for live stream, you watch it on fuboTV. If you don’t already have an account you can sign up now for a 7-day trial and watch for free today!

James will enter this game in rich form, having scored 30+ points in his last six games and is averaging 29.7 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.2 steals, while shooting 52.8 percent from the field so far this month.

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The Lakers (13-19) are on a two-game losing streak after losses to the Kings and Hornets in recent fixtures. They will also be without star center Anthony Davis, who remains on the sideline with a stress fracture in his right foot.

Davis, according to Chris Haynes of Turner Sports, will be re-evaluated in two weeks but isn’t expected to be ready to play again for a while. Before being forced off the court with the injury, Davis was averaging 27.4 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.6 assists, and shooting 59.4% from the field. Even more impressively, across the last five games he has started and finished, Davis averaged 40.2 points, 13.2 rebounds, and 2.0 blocks per contest.

Luka Doncic is coming off an impressive 50-point performance against the Houston Rockets on Friday. He shot 17 of 30 from the field, and made six 3-pointers while adding 10 assists, eight rebounds, and three steals in over 42 minutes of action.

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