The Los Angeles Lakers have been defeated for the sixth straight time when they took on the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. The Clippers handed an easy loss to their city rivals, beating the Lakers with an impressive 133-109 result. The season-series is now on the Clipper side, who have a 2-1 lead over the Lakers. The two teams will clash one more time this season -- the Clippers will be hosting the Lakers on April 1st. On Tuesday, the Lakers were listed as hosts.

Tough day in the office for the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers trailed by a 30-point margin at the half-time to the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Lakers, who were down 113-76 to the Clippers at the beginning of the fourth quarter, managed to regroup a bit and reduce the deficit. It was a tough day from the beginning for the LakeShow,

Brandon Ingram led the way for the Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers small forward Brandon Ingram was his team's top scorer against the Los Angeles Clippers.The second overall pick of last year's NBA draft scored 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field. He as well added five rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 40 minutes of action on Tuesday.

Except for Ingram, three other Laker starters finished the game in double-digit scoring. Power forward Julius Randle and center Ivica Zubac collected 19 points and 16 points respectively, to go along with seven rebounds each.

D'Angelo Russell, who started alongside Jordan Clarkson for the second straight game, ended the clash with 18 points, five assists, and three steals. Reserve Lakers power forward Thomas Robinson had a good game off the bench, scoring 16 points on a great 7-of-8 shooting from the field, and grabbed six rebounds in just 10 minutes of action given.

Where are the Lakers ranked?

The Los Angeles Lakers have fallen to a 20-51 record after their loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Lakers remain the worst team in the Western Conference, and the second-worst team in the entire NBA, just behind the Brooklyn Nets (14-56). The L.A. team now has a record of 12 wins and 22 losses this season on their home floor, and are the last-ranked team in the Pacific Division as well.

What's next for the Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers will now have a couple of days to rest. The team is set to meet the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on Friday. The two sides met once this season when home-sided Minnesota handed a 26-point loss to the Lakers. L.A. and the Timberwolves are scheduled to square off three more times this season, including the game on Friday. It remains to be seen can the Lakers put an end to their six-game losing streak when they take on Minny this week.

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