After losing Games 1 and 2 at home, the Lakers entered Game 3 in a must-win situation.
Despite their best effort, the Lakers could not close out the Mavericks in crunch time. The Mavs took care of business at home and are just one win away from knocking off the two-time defending champs.
No team has ever come back to win a playoff series after trailing 0-3, but if any team can do it, it's the Lakers.
Here is the report card for Game 3 of the Lakers-Mavericks series.