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NBA sets time for Bulls’ Christmas opener

Updated: December 2, 2011 11:36AM

As expected, the Bulls will be part of the NBA’s five-game, opening day slate on Christmas Day. MVP Derrick Rose and the Bulls will take on the Lakers at 4 p.m. in Los Angeles. The game will be televised on ABC.

Here’s the rest of the lineup:

Boston Celtics at New York Knicks, 11 a.m. on TNT.

Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks, 1:30 p.m. on ABC

Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder, 7 p.m., ESPN

Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

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