Lakers Lose to Bull in Season Opener
Date: 12/25/2011 Album ID: 1385236
Photos by Michael Owen Baker
Lakers lose to the Chicago Bulls, 88-87, in their season-opener at Staples Center, Sunday, December 25, 2011.
The Lakers' Pau Gasol battles the Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer for a loose ball, Sunday, December 25, 2011, in their season-opener at Staples Center. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Chicago Bulls' C.J. Watson goes flying through the key as the Lakers' Metta World Peace defends, Sunday, December 25, 2011, in their season-opener at Staples Center. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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Lakers head coach Mike Brown talks to Metta World Peace after a turnover, Sunday, December 25, 2011, in their season-opener at Staples Center. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer clears out  the Lakers' Troy Murphy while going to the basket, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Troy Murphy fouls the Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer under the basket, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Pau Gasol looks surprised after being called for a foul during their season opener against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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Lakers head coach Mike Brown yells instructions to his players, Sunday, December 25, 2011, in their season-opener at Staples Center. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose splits Lakers defenders Josh McRoberts, left, and Pau Gasol while going to the basket, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose splits Lakers defenders Josh McRoberts, left, and Pau Gasol while going to the basket, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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Lakers head coach Mike Brown pats Kobe Bryant on the side of the head after he sank a shot, Sunday, December 25, 2011, in their season-opener at Staples Center. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Pau Gasol fouls the Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng late in the game, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Pau Gasol reacts after being called for a foul on the Chicago Bulls' Luol Deng late in the game, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant draws a crowd of Chicago Bulls while attempting a last-second shot blocked by Luol Deng, left of Bryant, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant has his last-second shot blocked by the Chicago Bulls Luol Deng, left of Bryant, Sunday, December 25, 2011. (Michael Owen Baker/Staff Photographer)
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