Watch Lonzo Ball's 29 point, 11 rebound, 9 assist game Friday night

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On Friday night, Lonzo Ball showed the world why the Los Angeles Lakers drafted him second overall this year as he finished one assist shy of becoming the youngest player ever to record a triple-double in the National Basketball Association. However, the first game of his National Basketball Association career did not go as planned as he only scored 3 points in the Lakers' 108-92 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.

In perhaps the most predictable turn of events of the NBA's early season, Clippers point guard Patrick Beverley held Lakers rookie sensation Lonzo Ball to three points on 1-of-6 shooting.

Maybe nobody else will care quite as much about humiliating LaVar Ball by shutting his son down on the court, but Beverley raises a good point. "That's what happens when you play in L.A.", Lonzo said.

"I just had to set the tone", Beverley said (via ESPN).

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"I told him, due to all the riff-raff his dad brings, he's going to get a lot of people coming at him and he has to be ready for that", Beverley told Sports Illustrated.

"Yeah, you shut the m--f-- down", LaVar said.

Blake Griffin had a game-high 29 points to go with 12 rebounds, while his frontcourt partner DeAndre Jordan also had a double-double with 14 markers and 24 boards. Who is Patrick Beverley? "'I'll leave it up to you to take him further". Now we are looking at your first game. Why? So you got to be [all hard].