Carmelo Anthony praised Kobe Bryant (shoulder) on Friday, and said that he believes that Bryant will return at full strength next season.
Ryan Kelly will play for the LA D-Fenders on Friday.
Tarik Black (ankle) is questionable for Sunday against the Knicks.
Nick Young (ankle) was limited in practice on Friday.
Kobe Bryant confirmed that the plan is for him to be ready to play come September when the Lakers open up their training camp.
Jordan Clarkson said that he had his first face-to-face with Steve Nash on Wednesday, and Nash's words helped him in facing Derrick Rose.
Wayne Ellington made 9-of-19 from the field for 23 points during a 123-118 double-overtime victory over the Bulls on Thursday, adding five rebounds, three assists, one steal and one 3-pointer.
Robert Sacre fouled out in 30 minutes against the Bulls on Thursday with nine points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks.
Jeremy Lin played 27 minutes against the Bulls on Thursday with 11 points, five assists and two turnovers.
Jordan Hill scored a season-high 26 points against the Bulls on Thursday with 12 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal in 41 minutes.
Jordan Clarkson played 43 minutes against the Bulls on Thursday during a double-overtime win, scoring 18 points with four rebounds, four assists, two steals, two blocks and one 3-pointer.
Lakers' GM Mitch Kupchak said that Kobe Bryant will be ready for training camp next season.
Nick Young (ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday's game vs. the Bulls.
Kobe Bryant had surgery to repair his right rotator cuff on Wednesday, and he's expected to miss nine months.
Nick Young (ankle) missed practice on Wednesday night.