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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

These "Welcome to the Moment" shirts decorate seats at Wells Fargo Center for Philly's home opener vs. Boston.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LaVar Ball and Lonzo Ball doing what is their routine and having a post-game chat. LaVar Ball says he noticed how the arena was still full in the fourth even as the Lakers were getting blown out and that his son has authored a few stirring comebacks of his own although the Lakers held the rookie out of the fourth with a game to play in Phoenix on Friday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony on his 'walk through hell' tweet: "I mean, it wasn't no subliminals. I don't take subliminals. It was just how I felt, kind of past couple months, past year, past two years. I felt like it was a lot. So if I had the opportunity for people that watch me go through that, to watch the other side of that."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson on going to the World Series as a co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

"The Lakers Sign Guy" Gary Martin is still in good spirits.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Lonzo Ball walking off the court after his NBA regular season debut.

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Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Clippers guard Patrick Beverley screamed outside locker room, "Weak a** m****** f******. Bring him out on the court with me and i I will tear his a** up," It's presumed Beverley is talking about Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Patrick Beverley on playing Lonzo Ball tonight.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball, wearing a Dodgers jersey with "Ball" on the back, gives the Dodgers a shout out and says it doesn't matter who they play. Ball says Dodgers will win.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball notes that summer league and preseason is over and the wins and losses count now. And he judges how he does by wins. "We got blown out so I didn't play too well," Ball said. "All I care about is winning."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball liked the shots he got tonight. He said Patrick Beverley did what he's best at in picking him beyond halfcourt. "It's basketball and he plays 94-feet and that is what he's supposed to do."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said he thought Lonzo Ball kept his composure against Patrick Beverley, who tried to get under Ball's skin and even shoved him at halfcourt at one point.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said he had to talk to Julius Randle on the bench when he saw the forward "wasn't ready to go" tonight. "I felt when he stepped on the court, he wasn't ready to go so I pulled him out to tell him," said Walton, who noted Randle wasn't thrilled. "... Like a lot of tonight it was a learning experience."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said Lonzo Ball tried to feel his way through the game and had a "decent" debut in which the rookie showed flashes of what he can do. "I thought he was good," Walton said. "Lonzo, the way he plays this game it is such a feel thing for him. We really saw some of the things he is capable of doing. He likes to take his time doing things [and feel it out]... overall it was a decent game for him."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says young Lakers have to learn how to play through missing shots and not let it impact their defense and rebounding. "I would've liked a more energetic fight and spirit if you will," Walton said. "Plenty to learn from here."

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

LaVar Ball certainly draws a crowd

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lonzo Ball era begins with just three points, 1-for-6 shooting, nine rebounds and four assists. Patrick Beverley got up in him as expected, shoving him at one point at halfcourt and later stripping him clean at halfcourt for a layup. But in his first game since he injured his ankle on Oct. 2 in the preseason, Ball hit the glass hard, tried pushing the ball when he could, had one highlight-worthy crossover on Beverley and even blocked Blake Griffin from behind on help defense at one point. What will likely stick with the rookie most is the Lakers getting blown out by the Clippers by 16 in a game that was over in the third. Ball only played 29 minutes with the game out of reach. All Ball wanted in his debut was a win. Ball and the Lakers get right back at it tomorrow in Phoenix.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson: "This is the moment I've been waiting for, to go to the World Series."

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

A great example of Magic Johnson multi-tasking as he talks about the Lakers and watches the Dodgers.

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Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson reminiscing about his first game in the NBA with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Willy Hernangomez said Jeff Hornacek talked to him at shootaround about improving on the defensive end, which seems to be the reason that Hornacek kept the second-year big man out of the rotation. Hernangomez acknowledged that he needs to improve on defense and said he wasn't concerned about being out of the rotation in the Knicks' opener. "I have to wait for my moment, my chance to be on the court…. When the team needs me, I'll be there. So I just have to keep working and waiting for my moment. Just like last year: first couple of moments I didn't play a lot, but I think this year is way different. So I have to keep working." Hornacek said Enes Kanter and Kyle O'Quinn earned spots in the rotation in preseason but nothing is set in stone at the moment.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Brandon Ingram's preseason funk continues as he is off to a 2-for-11 shooting start in this game. He's trying to be aggressive, attacking the basket and shooting on pull-ups but not much is falling so far.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Magic Johnson after the Dodgers won the National League and a trip to the World Series for the first time since 1988.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson lets out a big "whooooo!" upon meeting with media to talk about Dodgers' win.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball's first basket as a Laker comes with 4:49 left in second on a 3-pointer. But moments later, Ball tried dribbling by Patrick Beverley, who stripped Ball clean near halfcourt for an easy layup. Earlier in the game, Ball crossed-over Beverley, who whiffed while going for the steal.