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Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to Chicago
Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to Chicago

The Lakers didn’t go undefeated without Kobe Bryant. In fact, they were very defeated Thursday. Here are five takeaways from their 113-93 loss in Chicago on Christmas Day. 1) Sorry, Nick Young. On Thursday, “IDM” stood for I Definitely Miss. He made one of six shots and had his minutes shortened in a game in which the Lakers badly needed him. “He wasn’t defending and he wasn’t getting nothin’ going offensively,” Coach Byron Scott said. 2) The Lakers miss Pau Gasol. Do they ever. The most surprising stat for him this season is his two blocked shots a game. It’s been almost 10 years since he did this well defensively. Add his 23 points,...

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