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Lakers at Chicago Bulls preview
Lakers at Chicago Bulls preview

The Lakers (9-19) upset the Golden State Warriors (23-4) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, despite playing without Kobe Bryant, who sat out to rest his tired legs. On Christmas Day, the Lakers will visit Pau Gasol and the Chicago Bulls (19-9), one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. Gasol left the Lakers as a free agent this past summer, choosing to play with a contender in Chicago. The Bulls have been dealing with a number of injuries, including Gasol's, playing through a chest contusion.  Rookie Doug McDermott is out and Kirk Hinrich has been sidelined recently with a hamstring strain. The Lakers are still down Xavier Henry (Achilles), Ryan Kelly (hamstring),...

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