Los Angeles Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Results and Game Highlights

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Peter EmerickSenior Writer IIJanuary 21, 2013

Unless you've been living in a time capsule for the last few months, you're well aware that the NBA's newest super team, the L.A. Lakers, are struggling mightily.

It's Kobe Bryant vs. Jimmy Butler and Dwight Howard vs. Joakim Noah. Those are two matchups I can't wait to see.

Live updates will follow after the break when the game starts. 

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