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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Washington Wizards: Postgame Grades and Analysis for L.A.
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In a game which could only be described as a "must-win," the Los Angeles Lakers escaped with a 102-96 victory over the Washington Wizards. Led by Jodie Meeks' 24 points off the bench, L.A. finally reached the 10-win plateau.

24 games into the season.

Although this will not end discussions of their shortcomings, the Lakers took care of business. If not for a meaningless three-pointer by Cartier Martin, this would have been a more impressive nine-point victory.

The question is, how do we grade each individual performer on a four-quarter basis? You're about to find out.

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