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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball checked into the game for the first time with 3:22 left in the first quarter with LeBron James and Rajon Rondo taking their first break. Ball joined Josh Hart, Brandon Ingram, Kyle Kuzma and JaVale McGee. Luke Walton got to see how this Lakers unit would do without either James or Rondo on the floor.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

First Laker off the bench for the season is Kyle Kuzma, who scored right away from a terrific bounce pass from Rajon Rondo. Kuzma subbed in for JaVale McGee and immediately had to defend Jusuf Nurkic inside as well.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers opened the game with LeBron James directing the offense and making a concerted effort to get the ball to Brandon Ingram and let him take his man offensively.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

69 minutes (37 and 32) for Joel Embiid in the first two games this season. Last year the center only had two games of 30 plus minutes in the first 10 games he played and did not reach the 30 minute mark until Nov. 1.