Jason Terry
Lakers: Week 5 predictions
Lakers: Week 5 predictions

The Lakers climbed back to .500 (7-7) after a perfect 2-0 record throughout Week 4. So far this season, the Lakers have won on the road just once in five tries, although three were on the second night of back-to-backs. Week 5 presents three away games in four nights, including a back-to-back -- followed by a home game Sunday against the surging Portland Trail Blazers. With a win over Golden State on Friday, the Lakers are now two wins ahead of the cumulative predictions. Tuesday at Washington Wizards The Wizards (5-8) started the season slowly but have won three of their last four games. Bradley Beal has been a force in his second year, averaging 20.6 points a game -- but Beal...