The NBA preseason kicked off for the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. LeBron James played his first game in a purple and gold jersey. LeBron James and the Lakers faced off against the Denver Nuggets. The Lakers would ultimately lose 124-107.

The Lakers start up line Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Brandon Ingram, LeBron James, and JaVale McGee. In the first half, James put up 9 points, 4 assists, and 3 rebounds in fifteen minutes. James ended the game after his first-half play.

The Nuggets and Lakers will face off in the preseason once again on Tuesday. LA will play the Sacramento Kings, LA Clippers, Golden State Warriors (x2), Portland Trailblazers, and Houston Rockets.

This will be an interesting year for Lakers fans, and also for LeBron fans.