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Three Lakers score 20+ points, but it's not enough against Bulls

Three Lakers score 20+ points, but it's not enough against Bulls

It was an active day for the Lakers, a checklist almost filled in the span of a few hours.

Kobe Bryant played his final game at the United Center, the arena made famous by one of his heroes and, indeed, career-long targets, Michael Jordan.

Rookie D'Angelo Russell returned to the starting lineup against the Chicago Bulls 21/2 months after losing his spot. Julius Randle had a double-double in only three quarters, his 23rd this season.

The empty box on the list, to no one's general surprise, was a 126-115 loss Sunday to the Bulls.

The Lakers were in the game, then they weren't, and then they were again before fading one last time on a night their defense was too...

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