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Topic - Wesley Johnson
Washington may not have all of its players healthy for Tuesday's game, but Los Angeles is expected to have just 10 available.
Wall scored 19 points and Washington held the Suns to 33.7 percent shooting en route to an 88-79 win Wednesday night, its first victory in the Valley since December 2006.
A person familiar with negotiations says the Hornets, Suns and Timberwolves have agreed to a multiplayer deal sending 7-foot center Robin Lopez and forward Hakim Warrick from Phoenix to New Orleans, while moving forward Wesley Johnson and a first-round draft pick from Minnesota to Phoenix.
The last time the Wizards were at the Staples Center, John Wall was participating in the All-Star skills challenge, dishing off a lob pass to Clippers star Blake Griffin for a monster dunk in the Rookie Challenge game, and JaVale McGee was dunking multiple basketballs in the All-Star dunk contest.
John Wall is ready to go to Washington and clean up the Wizards.
"I think the effort wasn't there," Johnson said.