Los Angeles Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls 1/21/13: Video Highlights and Recap

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The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night, 95-83, enduring their sixth straight road defeat.

After finding themselves in a hole after the first half, the Lakers bounced back to knot the score up at 69 points apiece at the end of the third quarter.

But the Bulls roared back at United Center, outscoring Los Angeles, 26-14.

Both teams didn't shoot particularly well from the field, but Chicago went 9-of-17 from downtown, posted just eight turnovers in the game and racked up 14 offensive rebounds.

Dwight Howard had a forgettable night for the Lakers (eight points on 2-of-5 shooting, four turnovers) and Kobe Bryant went 7-of-22 from the floor while committing three turnovers.

 

Player of the Game: Kirk Hinrich, PG, Chicago Bulls

Kirk Hinrich came into the contest averaging 6.3 points, but he exploded for a season-high 22 points on 9-of-11 shooting on Monday night.

The 32-year-old also added eight assists and seven rebounds.

 

Up Next for Lakers

Los Angeles visits the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. The Grizzlies are 26-14 this season, led by the frontcourt of Rudy Gay, Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.

 

Up Next for Bulls

Chicago hosts the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. The Pistons are 15-25 this season, but they are coming off a 103-88 victory over the Boston Celtics.

 

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