The Los Angeles Lakers look to improve on their terrible road record Wednesday night as they battle the lowly Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center. The Lakers couldn't beat a 12-win team in Detroit on Tuesday night, so they get to try to get a win against an eight-win Washington squad Wednesday night. Here are the relevant details.
Records: Lakers (23-15); Wizards (8-29)
Location: Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
Time: 4 p.m. PST
TV: KCAL, with Bill Macdonald and Stu Lantz on the call.
Offensive Efficiency: Lakers, 103.6 points per 100 possessions (15th in NBA); Wizards, 99.2 (27th)
Defensive Efficiency: Lakers, 100.8 (10th); Wizards, 108.4 (27th)
Home vs. Road: The Lakers are a putrid 6-13 on the road this season, while Washington is 5-15 at home.
Going Streaking: The Lakers have beaten the Wizards in each of their last nine meetings, including their last five trips to Washington. In their last 10 games at the Verizon Center, the Lakers are 7-3.
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