Is LeBron James playing tonight? Lakers vs. Grizzlies time, TV channel, live stream for Game 3 of NBA Playoffs

By | April 22, 2023

The Lakers and Grizzlies will square off at Arena for Game 3 of their first-round matchup with the series tied at 1-1.

All eyes will be on the battle between LeBron James and Dillon Brooks after the pair traded plenty of trash talk during the Grizzlies’ Game 2 win. After the game, Brooks called James “old” and said that he doesn’t respect players “until they come and give me 40 [points].”

Will the Grizzlies back up their Game 2 performance? Or will the Lakers get the job done on their home floor?

Here is everything you need to know about Lakers vs. Grizzlies, including TV and streaming options for the game.

MORE: Brooks trolls LeBron during heated Game 2

Is LeBron James playing vs. Grizzlies tonight?

James is listed as probable on the Lakers’ injury report heading into Game 3 with a sore right foot. He had the same designation before playing in Game 2.

Through the first two games of the series, James is averaging 24.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, and 4.0 assists.

What time is Lakers vs. Grizzlies today?

  • Date: Saturday, April 22
  • Time: 10 p.m. ET | 7 p.m. PT

Lakers vs. Grizzlies will tip off around 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, April 22. The game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles.

What channel is Lakers vs. Grizzlies on?

  • Date: Saturday, April 22
  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live streaming: Sling TV

Lakers vs. Grizzlies will air on ESPN. Viewers can also stream the game on Sling TV.

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Lakers vs. Grizzlies odds

Los Angeles is a 4.5-point favorite in Game 3 on its home floor.

Game Lines Lakers Grizzlies
Spread -4.5 +4.5
Moneyline -210 +170

For the full market, check out BetMGM.

Lakers vs. Grizzlies series schedule

Below is a full schedule for the Lakers vs. Grizzlies playoff series.

Date Game Time (ET)/Result TV channel
April 16 Game 1 Lakers 128, Grizzlies 112 ABC
April 19 Game 2 Grizzlies 103, Lakers 93 TNT
April 22 Game 3 10 p.m. at Lakers ESPN
April 24 Game 4 10 p.m. at Lakers TNT
April 26 Game 5 7:30 p.m. at Grizzlies TNT
April 28 Game 6* TBD at Lakers TBD
April 30 Game 7* TBD at Grizzlies TBD

*If necessary