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Lakers’ new strategy, effective against Bulls

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Lakers head coach Luke Walton’s decision in changing his starting line up, placing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope at guard and Tyson Chandler at center while benching Javale Mcgee and Josh Hart, paid them with a win against Chicago Bulls Wednesday afternoon (Manila Time).

The Lakers beat the Bulls 107-100, making it their fourth win without their main man Lebron James.

The young guns of Lakers took control of the game led by Lonzo Ball who scored 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists, and both Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram taking 16 points apiece.

Caldwell-Pope also added 17 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist for the Lakers.

Meanwhile, Jabari Parker scored 18 points and Lauri Markkanen with 17 points for the Bulls.

The Lakers are now placed in the 8th spot on the Western Conference standings with a record of 24 wins and 21 losses. (Janiel Abby Toralba)