Mavericks vs. Lakers: Live stream, how to watch, TV channel, start time on Christmas Day

Nick Schwartz
·1 min read

The Los Angeles Lakers host the Dallas Mavericks for one of the premier games on the NBA’s Christmas Day schedule, and if you’re wondering how you can watch the action live, you’ve come to the right place.

The Lakers (0-1) received their NBA championship rings on opening night, but fell behind the Clippers and were unable to complete the comeback. LeBron James suffered a rolled ankle in the game, but he said he is ready to go on Friday against the Mavs. Dallas (0-1) lost a tight game on the road to the Suns 106-102 in its opening game despite Luka Doncic’s 32 points.

Here’s when you should tune in to see the game:

  • Date: Friday, Dec. 25

  • Time: 8 p.m. ET

  • TV Channel: ABC/ESPN

  • Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free)

Probable starting lineups

Mavericks

  • F Dorian Finney-Smith

  • F Luka Doncic

  • C Dwight Powell

  • G Josh Richardson

  • G Tim Hardaway Jr.

Lakers

  • F Anthony Davis

  • F LeBron James

  • C Marc Gasol

  • G Dennis Schroder

  • G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope