Bobby Portis' foul against Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was so vicious that the Lakers squad quickly charged inside the court.
Zach LaVine's scored 18 points but his biggest contributions came late in the game as the Chicago Bulls eased past the Orlando Magic 105-101 on Monday.
Chicago forward Nikola Mirotic made the trip to Portland for Wednesday's game against the Trail Blazers, but the Bulls said he wouldn't play as they seek to accommodate his trade request.
The Golden State Warriors shrugged off the absence of Stephen Curry to edge past the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday as a depleted Boston Celtics crashed to defeat against the Chicago Bulls.
The Chicago Bulls took full advantage of Kyrie Irving's absence to romp to a 108-85 blowout against the Boston Celtics on Monday.
The defending champion Golden State Warriors and finals runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers are still shaking off the cobwebs, with both NBA powerhouses suffering double-digit defeats on Saturday.
Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic broke facial bones after a fight with teammate Bobby Portis in practice.
Chicago Bulls forward Bobby Portis was suspended eight games by the NBA club on Wednesday, a day after punching teammate Nikola Mirotic at practice and breaking his jaw.