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The McTen: Wobbly Win vs. Washington

December, 8, 2010
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McMenamin By Dave McMenamin
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Here are your 10 additional things to take away from the Lakers 115-108 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday ...

1

It was the case of the lead that could just not be kept.

The Lakers led by 15 points with 9:35 remaining in the second quarter before the Wizards cut it to four with 5:50 to go, less than four minutes of game time later.

The Lakers led by 19 points with 5:33 remaining in the third quarter before the Wizards cut it to just three as the game headed into the fourth.

The Lakers led by 10 points with 4:40 remaining in the fourth before the Wizards cut it back to four with 1:20 remaining in the game.

L.A. ended up winning by seven but it felt like something they just barely eked out.

"It was a game of runs," Lakers head coach Phil Jackson said. "We put together a good run to finish the second period. We put together a good one at the end of the first half, but they had a run at the end of the third and made a game out of it."

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Nick Young
PTS AST STL MIN
17.9 1.5 0.7 28.3
OTHER LEADERS
ReboundsJ. Hill 7.4
AssistsK. Marshall 8.8
StealsJ. Meeks 1.4
BlocksW. Johnson 1.0