AT WASHINGTONWhen: 4 PST.
Where: Verizon Center.
On the air: TV: Channel 9; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 33-11, Wizards 14-29.
Record vs. Wizards (2008-09): 2-0.
Update: The Wizards have had a rough season on and off the court. Former All-Star guard Gilbert Arenas was suspended indefinitely after pleading guilty to a felony gun charge, and reserve guard Javaris Crittenton, formerly of the Lakers, received one year of unsupervised probation Monday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor for his role in an alleged locker-room gun dispute. The Wizards are 8-14 at home, fourth-worst in the league.
-- Mike Bresnahan