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.
Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? At least you’ll get to see, well, probably get to see, Kobe Bryant take on the Bulls on Thursday evening.
By Rich Dubroff
Contributor to CSNChicago.com