Up next for Lakers: Tuesday at Washington

Lakers tonight

at Washington

Time: 4 PST.

On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710, 1330.

Where: Verizon Center.

Records: Lakers 17-7; Wizards 6-16.

Record vs. Wizards: 1-0.

Update: The Lakers almost faltered last week against the Wizards, holding them off for a 115-108 victory at Staples Center. Pau Gasol almost had a triple-double that game (21 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists), but Wizards reserve forward Nick Young had 30 points and rookie point guard John Wall had 22 points and 14 assists.

— Mike Bresnahan