The Lakers and Mavericks meet on Friday night for Game Three of the Western Conference semi-finals in Dallas at American Airlines Center.

The game tips off at 9:40 eastern time, and will be shown on ESPN, following Game Three of the Bulls-Hawks game.

The Lakers trail the Mavericks 2-0, so this is a pivitol game for Los Angeles.

Game Four will be on Sunday at 3:40 pm eastern time, and will be broadcasted on ABC, and will also take place in Dallas.

Should there be a Game Five, it will be held at Staples Center on Tuesday, May 10th, at 3:40 pm eastern.

The NBA Finals take place in June.