James and Doncic clash in Los Angeles-Dallas matchup | NBA

Dallas Mavericks (36-25, 5th in Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (27-33, 9th in Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM: LeBron James and Luka Doncic meet as Los Angeles take on Dallas. James is third in the NBA averaging 29.0 points per game and Doncic is sixth in the league averaging 27.6 points per game.

The Lakers played 15-21 against their Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles is sixth in the Western Conference with 48.2 points per game in the Anthony Davis-led suit averaging 14.1.

The Mavericks are 25-15 in conference play. Dallas averages 106.7 points and outperforms its opponents by 3.3 points per game.

The two teams meet for the second time this season. The Lakers defeated the Mavericks in their last matchup on December 16, 107-104 in overtime. James led the Lakers by 24 points and Jalen Brunson led the Mavericks by 25 points.

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HIGH-PERFORMERS: James shoots 34.9% from beyond the arc with 2.7 3-point points scored per game for the Lakers while averaging 29 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 1.6 steals . Davis has averaged 23.4 points, 9.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 2.9 blocks in his last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Doncic is averaging 27.6 points per game and averaging 9.2 rebounds for the Mavericks. Brunson averaged 17.3 points and 3.6 rebounds in his last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Lakers: 3-7, averaging 109.1 points, 44.8 rebounds, 24.1 assists, 7.1 steals and 6.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Your opponents averaged 113.3 points per game.

Mavericks: 7-3, averaging 109.7 points, 41.0 rebounds, 21.7 assists, 7.0 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Your opponents scored an average of 103.4 points.

INJURIES: Lakers: LeBron James: Day to Day (knee), Anthony Davis: Off (foot), Kendrick Nunn: Off (knee), Avery Bradley: Off (knee).

Mavericks: Trey Burke: out (shoulder), Tim Hardaway Jr.: out (foot), Theo Pinson: out (finger), Marquese Chriss: out (knee), Frank Ntilikina: out (ankle).

The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.

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