1/20/14: Lakers at Bulls, Monday at 5pm Pacific

(Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP)
(Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls

1/20/14

5:00 PM Pacific time / 8:00 PM Eastern Time

United Center in Chicago, IL

TV:   Local: TWC Sportsnet, TWC Deportes (Los Angeles), WGN-TV (Chicago) National: NBA League Pass

Line: Los Angeles Lakers +9

2013-14 Records:

Los Angeles Lakers: 16-25, 12th in the Western Conference

Chicago Bulls: 19-20, 6th in the Eastern Conference

Record vs. each other (2013-14 season): Teams have not matched up this season. 

  • The Los Angeles Lakers come into tonight’s on a two game winning streak, having won in Boston on Friday and Toronto Sunday afternoon. The Lakers had lost 12 of 13 games prior to their mini winning streak.
  • Lakers’ forward, Ryan Kelly, started his first game as a pro in Sunday’s win versus Toronto and didn’t disappoint; scoring 17 points and grabbing 5 rebounds. Lakers’ coach, Mike D’Antoni, stated he plans to start Kelly again against Chicago. 
  • Nick Young scored 29 points off the bench Sunday in the win versus Toronto.  It was Young’s first game back after his 1 game suspension for taking swing at Goran Doric in the Phoenix Suns’ game scuffle.
  • Xavier Henry, Steve Nash, Steve Blake, Kobe Bryant, and Jordan Farmar are all out with injury for tonight’s game.
  • The Chicago Bulls have won 7 of their last 9 games and 5 of their last 6 games at home.
  • Bulls’ guard, Derrick Rose, is out for the season with a knee injury.

– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern

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