Thursday’s Bulls-Lakers meeting, a 113-93 rout controlled almost exclusively by Chicago, served as an unintended validation for Pau Gasol’s grueling decision this past summer.
To the fans who booed him each time he touched the ball and after his name was announced following each of his seven made field goals, Carlos Boozer's departure from Chicago last offseason appeare
The Bulls took Thursday’s Kobe Bryant-less Christmas affair not because the Lakers were without their star, but because Chicago has stabilized its roster with several of their own.
It was less than two weeks ago that Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third-place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list with a free throw, and prior to Thursday night’s Lakers-Bulls Christmas mat
Despite the allure of playing on Christmas in front of a national audience, Kobe Bryant won’t play Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls.