The NBA preseason kicked off yesterday with the Golden State Warriors facing off against the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Lakers against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Golden State Warriors fell to the Denver Nuggets with the score 108-102 while the Minnesota TImberwolvez defeated the Los Angeles Lakers with the score 108-99.

Lonzo Ball's debut was decent

The Spun pointed out that Lonzo Ball played his first preseason NBA game yesterday against the Minnesota Timberwolves. With all the hype Lonzo Ball has accumulated throughout the whole offseason he now has the chance to show everyone that he can play at the NBA level.

In last night's game, Lonzo Ball had eight assists, seven rebounds, and two steals but he struggled badly with his field goal percentage. Lonzo shot 22 percent from the field (2/9) and 20 percent from the three-point line (1/5) in 32 minutes.

Kyle Kuzma shows scoring skills

With all the attention drawn by Lonzo Ball, some NBA fans forgot the other half of the summer league MVP in Kyle Kuzma. Kuzma played a really good game last night against the Minnesota Timberwolves with 19 points, five rebounds, and one steal while shooting 75 percent from the field and 25 percent from the three-point line in 26 minutes of gameplay.

Minnesota shows how good they can be this season

The TImberwolves showed how good they are this season after the acquisition of Jimmy Butler, Jeff Teague, and Jamal Crawford.

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They had a solid outing against the Los Angeles Lakers and showed everyone how much firepower they had offensively. The young guns of Minnesota played a decent game with Andrew Wiggins registering nine points, three rebounds, one assist, and three steals while shooting 25 percent from the field and 60 percent from the charity stripe. While Karl-Anthony Towns scoring 15 points, six rebounds, three assists, and two blocks while shooting 44.4 percent from the Free Throw Line, 100 percent from beyond the arc (3/3), and 100 percent from the charity stripe (4/4).

Taj Gibson shines in debut game

Minnesota Timberwolves fans were very excited about last night's game as all new players acquired by the team this offseason suited up to play. Jimmy Butler had little impact on last nights game due to him only playing 12 minutes, but he still scored ten points. Taj Gibson had a great game with 18 points, nine rebounds, and two assists while shooting 50 percent from the field, 100 percent from beyond the arc (2/2), and 66.7 percent from the free throw line.