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Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls takes place on Monday night in the NBA, in what promises to be a battle of offense against defense. The game is scheduled to tip off at 9.30 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream (details below).
The Lakers' offense will face off against the strong defense of the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. However, the Lakers will be looking for more consistency in their play. They enter this game with a record of 17-23 and their fast-paced offense will have to perform well to get around the Bulls' powerful defense tonight.
The Bulls have implemented their system more successfully this season and enter this game with a record of 23-16.
The Lakers also enter the game with an offensive rating of 108.4 points per 100 possessions, which makes them 6th in the NBA rankings, according to Basketball-Reference.com.
Meanwhile the Bulls have the 5th ranked defense in the NBA with 101 points per 100 possessions.
The Lakers have lost their last three games, going down 88-104 to Milwaukee, 90-99 to Miami, and 103-108 against Toronto. Things might not get any better tonight on the road against the Bulls.
The Bulls have won three of their last four, but went down to the Grizzlies 82-85 on Saturday. Prior to that they won 97-58 against the Hawks, before coming through a tight game against the Raptors 107-105. After that they won against the Celtics by a solitary point, 100-99.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls is scheduled to tip off at 9.30 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream by clicking here.
Here is a video recap highlights from the Lakers game against the Bucks: