Lakers face the Bulls, seek 6th straight win

Los Angeles Lakers (5-1, first in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (2-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

Los Angeles heads into a matchup with Chicago as winners of five games in a row.

Chicago finished 22-60 overall with a 9-32 record at home during the 2018-19 season. The Bulls averaged 104.9 points per game while allowing opponents to score 113.4 last season.

Los Angeles finished 37-45 overall with a 15-26 record on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Lakers averaged 111.8 points per game while shooting 47% from the field and 33.3% from 3-point distance last season.

The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

Bulls Injuries: Wendell Carter Jr.: day to day (left thumb sprain), Otto Porter Jr.: day to day (left ankle sprain).

Lakers Injuries: Avery Bradley Jr.: day to day (right leg), Rajon Rondo: out (calf), Kyle Kuzma: day to day (left ankle), DeMarcus Cousins: out (knee).