March 21, 2013 |
When: 7:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 36-33, Wizards 24-43. Record vs. Wizards: 1-0. Update: Washington is 6-26 on the road but won in Phoenix on Wednesday, 88-79. Point guard John Wall has elevated his game this month after coming back from a stress injury in his left knee in January, averaging 20 points, 7.7 assists and 4.3 rebounds his last 11 games. Rookie shooting guard Bradley Beal is doubtful after aggravating an ankle injury against Phoenix .
November 26, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - If you thought the Lakers were lousy on the road last season, it meant one thing. You hadn't seen them on the road this season. To no one's great surprise, the Lakers lost at the home of the Washington Wizards, 116-111, falling to 1-5 away from Staples Center as John Wall and Nene combined for 61 points Tuesday. BOX SCORE: Washington 116, Lakers 111 Not exactly the Eastern Conference's version of the Tim Duncan-Tony Parker combo, Nene crushed the Lakers down low and Wall blitzed them on drives and mid-range jumpers at Verizon Center.
March 13, 2011 |
Fifteen games remaining and it is not too early to pen a significant disclaimer about the Clippers' wildly uneven season. Bad in the third quarter. Good work in the first half has had an uncanny way of evaporating ? fast ? in the third quarter, and it started happening again for the second time in two nights on this five-game trip. They blew a 20-point lead and lost to the New Jersey Nets in overtime Friday night. Luckily for the Clippers, the woeful 16-win Wizards happened to be Saturday night's host, and the Clippers self-corrected after letting Washington pull within three points early in the third quarter.
October 9, 2011 |
When Kevin Durant strolled into the Pyramid, a hoodie covering his head, his eyes glued to the floor, the fans here for the Drew League-Goodman League exhibition affair began to stir. Durant was on the campus of Long Beach State representing the Washington-based Goodman League along with such players as John Wall (Washington Wizards) and Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies) to face South Los Angeles-based Drew League players such as James Harden (Oklahoma City Thunder), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks)
June 25, 2013 |
NFC champion quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Olympic gold medalist and new mom Kerri Walsh Jennings and 77-year-old golfer Gary Player are among the 21 athletes who will appear wearing as little as possible -- if anything at all -- in this year's edition of ESPN The Magazine's "Body Issue. " It's become a tradition for elite athletes to show off their physiques in the annual issue, but this year there are a few twists. Walsh Jennings will appear in photos shot both before and after the birth of daughter Scout in April, while Player is the oldest person to appear.
March 22, 2013 |
The Lakers (36-33) host the Washington Wizards (24-43) on Friday night at Staples Center. Kobe Bryant (ankle) and Pau Gasol (foot) are both expected to return from injury against the Wizards. Coach Mike D'Antoni said he intends to return Gasol to the starting lineup although he might give it a few games for Gasol to build up his conditioning. The Wizards are better than their record. Point guard John Wall missed 33 games, which killed Washington's playoff hopes before they began.