Chicago 87, L.A. Lakers 96

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #43 Dan Crawford, #60 David Guthrie
Attendance - 21416

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 31 23 18 24 96
Chicago 31 17 25 14 87

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 19-4 15-2 4-2 W1
Chicago 8-15 6-5 2-10 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the Chicago Bulls have a 6-5 record at home this season. The Los Angeles Lakers are 4-2 while on the road this season.
  • Chicago has a streak of 2 straight up losses . The Bulls have won 2 of their last 10 games.
  • L.A. Lakers has a streak of 1 straight up win The Lakers have won 9 of their last 10 games.
  • Luol Deng played 38:32 minutes and scored 21 points. He shot 50.0% from the field and has averaged 19.2 points over the last five games.
  • Kobe Bryant played 39:06 minutes and scored 42 points. He shot 57.7 % from the field and has averaged 26.2 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Chicago Bulls average 90.2 points per game and hold opponents to 98.9 points per game. The Los Angeles Lakers average 103.6 points per game and hold opponents to 95.1 points per game.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   Chicago
Kobe Bryant 42 Scoring Luol Deng 21
Derek Fisher 5 Assists Brad Miller 6
Pau Gasol 16 Rebounds Joakim Noah 20
Kobe Bryant 11 Free Throws Made Brad Miller 3
Kobe Bryant 3 Steals Kirk Hinrich 2
Pau Gasol 2 Blocks Joakim Noah 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 96 45.6 4-20 20-25 22 37 5 9 14
Chicago 87 38.5 2-11 11-16 22 51 14 9 14

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against New York. The Bulls have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .286 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee . The Lakers have a W/L % of .833 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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