Final

Regular Season Series (Game 2 of 2)

Series starts 11/26

Game 1: Wednesday, November 26th
Wizards99Final
Lakers120
Game 2: Saturday, February 28th
Lakers122Final
Wizards110

Lakers 122

(37-20, 15-15 away)

Wizards 110

(18-39, 12-17 home)

    3:30 PM ET, February 28, 2004

    Verizon Center, Washington, DC

    1 2 3 4 T
    LAL 30 28 30 34122
    WSH 28 21 34 27110

    Top Performers

    LAL: K. Bryant 25 Pts, 14 Reb, 10 Ast, 2 Stl

    WSH: G. Arenas 35 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Arenas scores 35 in loss

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 19 points to help the Los Angeles Lakers close out their preseason with a 97-87 win over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night.

    The Lakers trailed by a point with under eight minutes remaining before finishing with a 25-14 run.

    Larry Hughes led Washington with 15 points. Kwame Brown, the Wizards' leading rebounder last season, was out again with a broken right foot. He will see an orthopedist Friday.

    Washington coach Eddie Jordan was ejected with 1:02 remaining in the third quarter after arguing Jarvis Hayes was fouled.

    Lamar Odom had 16 points. Tierre Brown and Jumaine Jones had 12 each for the Lakers.

    Los Angeles (6-2) will open the regular season Tuesday night at home against Denver. The Wizards finished the preseason at 3-5 and will begin the regular season next Wednesday at Memphis.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LAL
    WSH
    Points 122 110
    FGM-FGA 50-90 (.556) 40-89 (.449)
    3PM-3PA 7-22 (.318) 11-16 (.688)
    FTM-FTA 15-21 (.714) 19-26 (.731)
    Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 12-42 20-45
    Assists 37 17
    Turnovers 10 16
    Steals 9 4
    Blocks 6 3
    Fast Break Points 5 3
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (1/0) 19 (1/0)

    Top Performers

    Los Angeles
    Washington
    Kobe Bryant Bryant
    Points: 25
    Reb: 14
    Ast: 10
    Stl: 2
    Blk: 0
    Gilbert Arenas Arenas
    Points: 35
    Reb: 9
    Ast: 4
    Stl: 1
    Blk: 1