On Tuesday night, the Lakers will try to end an eight-game losing streak against the Wizards.
The two teams met in on Dec. 3 in Washington, the Wizards easing into a 111-95 victory.
Former Wizard Nick Young is questionable for the Lakers with a sprained ankle.
Wizards point guard John Wall was voted in as a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Star team by the fans.
In December, the Lakers had a difficult time containing Wall, who scored 17 points with 16 assists.
Clarkson is fast and athletic, but needs to slow down and learn how to play with a varying pace throughout a game.
The Wizards and Wall will be another difficult test for Clarkson.
Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 27 points against the Lakers in December.
The young shooting guard can score in a hurry. The Lakers will counter with Wayne Ellington.
Jeremy Lin had a difficult game against the Wizards, missing all 10 of his shot attempts. The Lakers are much more competitive when Lin is aggressive and efficient.
The Wizards are fighting for playoff positon in the Eastern Conference, while the Lakers are injured, focusing on developing their younger players, and likely to lose on Tuesday night.