Since their first minutes in the NBA, Lonzo Ball and Ben Simmons have shown their ability and great potential despite the results of their teams are not so good yet. The Lakers had a 1-2 record while the 76ers lost their first three games, but frankly, the Lakers and 76ers performed well at least much better than they did the previous season. After coming up only an assist shy of a triple-double during their game on Friday against the Phoenix Suns, Lonzo Ball was able to break a franchise record for the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Although the Lakers lost to the Pelicans 119-112, Lonzo Ball has made a historical record in the Lakers' history since magic johnson in the season 1979-1980.

Lonzo Ball breaks Magic Johnson's record

Lonzo finished the game against New Orleans Pelicans with 8 points, 8 rebounds, and 13 assists so the rookie became the youngest player in the Lakers' history to record at least 10 assists in a game. The former UCLA guard was very close to becoming the youngest player to achieve triple-double after his solid performance against Phoenix Suns, He finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 assists. It seems that Lonzo will achieve his first triple-double sooner or later after presenting this great performance with the Lakers and relying on them mainly. Of course, Lonzo wants to see his team win games rather than having individual honors for him, to reach with his team for the Playoffs, this dream which seems to be very difficult but not impossible.

Ben Simmons enters NBA's history

Ben Simmons, who missed the entire previous season as a result of a broken right foot, played his first game of the season with the 76ers against Washington Wizards.

Simmons finished his first game with a double-double (18 points and 10 rebounds) to present himself strongly in the NBA. Although the 76ers lost their first three games this season, Simmons made a historic achievement in the NBA equaling Oscar Robertson's record. Simmons became the first player to achieve 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists at least in his first three games.

The Australian player has performed quite well in his first official campaign with 15.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 6.0 assists, and 1.0 steals per game. Simmons seems more comfortable in point guard position and proved his effectiveness in the transition and court vision. If Simmons continues on this performance he will be the most prominent candidate for Rookie of the Year.