Up next for Lakers: Tuesday 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