LaVine is eighth in the NBA averaging 27.2 points per game and Tatum is 10th in the league averaging 26.5 points per game. The Bulls are 17-19 in Eastern Conference games. Chicago ranks second in the Eastern Conference with 26.9 assists per game led by LaVine averaging 5.0.
The Lakers lost Anthony Davis and had no answers for the Clippers on Thursday night.
His parents remember those startling 5:30 a.m. wake-up moments when a loud, thwacking sound pierced the morning silence from the family’s two-car garage. Payton would be smacking a weighted basketball off the garage floor.