The Lakers will play the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night in the first round of the NBA's Las Vegas summer league tournament.
After their first win on Monday, beating the Golden State Warriors at the buzzer (89-88) on a Jordan Clarkson tip-in, the Lakers improved to 1-2. If the Lakers, the 17th-seeded team, can get past the 16th-seeded Sixers (1-2), they'll play the top-ranked Chicago Bulls (3-0).
If the Lakers fall to Philadelphia, they'll play a consolation game on Friday against the loser of the Denver Nuggets (1-2) and the NBA D-League Select team (1-2).
Rookie guard Clarkson (46th overall pick), who was acquired by the Lakers on draft night in June from...