Los Angeles Lakers


It's been a frustrating watch through the season's first 50 games, but there's at least one overriding positive as the Bulls get ready for the stretch run: Derrick Rose's game is coming back.


LOS ANGELES—When Kobe Bryant came to the United Center to prepare for a holiday matchup against the Bulls in 2013, he figured he’d be the only player in the building working up an early sweat.


The stars come out in Los Angeles and the Lakers have played easy fodder for visiting teams, even during Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour.


Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant spent seven seasons together in Los Angeles, where they helped the Lakers capture two NBA titles in 2009 and 2010.

Both of them haven't forgotten.


The Bulls' emotional leader, who is out four-to-six months following surgery to repair a separated shoulder,