LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92, on Tuesday night.
Bradley Beal scored 19 points for the Wizards, who won their fifth straight over the Lakers with a tenacious fourth quarter after falling far behind in the first half of their third stop on a four-game West Coast trip.
Wayne Ellington scored a career-high 28 points and rookie Jordan Clarkson had a career-high 18 for the Lakers, who are on their longest skid since April 1994.
The Lakers’ inexperienced starting backcourt still played exceptionally well against the Wizards’ star duo, with Ellington and Clarkson combining for 33 points in the first half.
The Lakers (12-34) hadn’t dropped nine games in a row since losing 10 straight to close the 1993-94 season under…
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