After winning in this episode's matchup against the Heat, the Lakers are now 31-5 after eighteen games combined the past two seasons. (2008: 16-2; 2009: 15-3)
25 of Kobe Bryant's game high 33 points in the Heat/Lakers matchup were scored in the second half. 17 of those 25 were scored in the final quarter, including a game-winning three-point field goal as time expired.
After the 101-87 win over Chicago, Cleveland has now won eleven of their last thirteen games. Chicago has lost six of their last seven.
The officials for the Bulls/Cavaliers game were Ken Mauer, Gary Zielinski and Sean Wright. The officials for the Heat/Lakers game were Joe DeRosa, Tony Brown, and John Goble.
The duration of the Bulls/Cavaliers game was 2 hours, 30 minutes. The duration of the Heat/Lakers game was 2 hours, 50 minutes.
The attendance for the Bulls/Cavaliers game was 20,562. The attendance for the Heat/Lakers game was 18,997.
Kobe Bryant - 33 points
Taj Gibson - 13 rebounds
LeBron James - 11 assists
Chicago Bulls 87
Cleveland Cavaliers 101
Miami Heat 107
Los Angeles Lakers 108