How to watch the Lakers vs. the Bulls: TV channel, NBA live stream info, start time


through 3 quarters

The Chicago Bulls are on the road but don’t look worse for wear and tear. Three quarters and their attack really knew how to impose its will, dominating the Los Angeles Lakers 96-73 in three quarters.

Chicago is led by small forward DeMar DeRozan, who so far has 38 points and four assists. One thing to watch out for is the dire plight of Derrick Jones Jr., who is currently five years old.

Los Angeles leaned on forward Anthony Davis, who has 20 points with six boards, and point guard Russell Westbrook, who has 21 points and seven assists in addition to six rebounds.

If the contest was over now, that would be the Bulls’ biggest margin of victory to date this season.

Who plays

Chicago @ Los Angeles

Current records: Chicago 9-4; Los Angeles 8-6

What there is to know

The Chicago Bulls haven’t won a game against the Los Angeles Lakers since November 20, 2016, but they will look to end the drought on Monday. They will face off at 10:30 p.m. ET on Nov. 15 at Staples Center without much rest after finishing games yesterday. Both teams enter the match strengthened by victories in their previous matches.

Chicago earned a 100-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. Little Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan did his job and had 35 points and five assists as well as seven boards.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-106 on Sunday. Power forward Anthony Davis had a stellar game for the Lakers as he posted a double-double with 34 points and 15 rebounds in addition to six cents.

Barring buzzer batsmen, Chicago is set to win a tight contest. They were consistent ATS cash generators when favored (5-2), so they could be worth a quick bet.

The Bulls are now 9-4 while Los Angeles is 8-6. A pair of defensive numbers to keep in mind before kick-off: Chicago enters the game with the fourth fewest points allowed per game in the league at 102.7. On the other end of the spectrum, the Lakers are third in the league’s worst points allowed per game, averaging 111.9.

How to watch

  • When: Monday at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Or: Staples Center – Los Angeles, California
  • Online broadcast: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • To follow: CBS Sports app
  • Cost of the ticket: $ 91.00


Bulls are slight 1.5-point favorite against Lakers, latest says NBA odds.

The line on this game has moved a bit since it opened, as it started with the Lakers as a 1 point favorite.

Over / Under: -111

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History of the series

Los Angeles have won eight of their last 11 games against Chicago.

  • January 23, 2021 – Los Angeles 101 vs. Chicago 90
  • January 08, 2021 – Los Angeles 117 vs. Chicago 115
  • November 05, 2019 – Los Angeles 118 vs. Chicago 112
  • March 12, 2019 – Los Angeles 123 vs. Chicago 107
  • January 15, 2019 – Los Angeles 107 vs. Chicago 100
  • January 26, 2018 – Los Angeles 108 v Chicago 103
  • November 21, 2017 – Los Angeles 103 vs. Chicago 94
  • November 30, 2016 – Los Angeles 96 vs. Chicago 90
  • November 20, 2016 – Chicago 118 vs. Los Angeles 110
  • February 21, 2016 – Chicago 126 v Los Angeles 115
  • Jan 28, 2016 – Chicago 114 v Los Angeles 91

Los Angeles injury report

  • LeBron James: Out (Abdomen)
  • Sekou Doumbouya: Out (knee)
  • Austin Reaves: Out (hamstrings)
  • Kendrick Nunn: Out (knee)
  • Trevor Ariza: Out (ankle)

Chicago injury report

  • Nikola Vucevic: absent (Covid-19)
  • Patrick Williams: Out (wrist)


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