Tyson Chandler Was Overwhelmed After Lakers Debut


Coming off an embarrassing loss against the Toronto Raptors, the Los Angeles Lakers avenged themselves in a hard-fought win against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Head coach Luke Walton has found it hard to integrate the NBA's best player amid a roster equal in both adolescence and dogged experience. Former league MVP Rose produced a stunning display, scoring 31 points, including 7-for-9 from three-point range, and narrowed the gap to one with just a minute left.

"He gave us great minutes", Lakers star forward LeBron James said.

The Lakers improved to 5-6 while the Timberwolves fell to 4-8.

Tyson Chandler's now back home - with the Los Angeles Lakers. Jimmy Butler is toying with the organization, Karl Anthony-Towns is struggling with consistency, and they are now on a four-game losing streak.

The Lakers first take on the Thunder on January 3 next year, and the Oklahoma franchise now sit six places above them in the competitive Western Conference.

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JaVale McGee has actually been pretty solid at center for L.A., but there had been no depth behind him.

LeBron even called Jones his "favorite player of all time" at one point and said when he owned an National Basketball Association team in the future, he'd save a spot for him in the front office.

"Honestly, I can't describe it", the Lakers center said of playing with James. "We got him out at the end of practice and he went in for treatment", Walton said.

While other key players Pascal Siakam had 21 points, Kyle Lowry 16 points and Serge Ibaka 14 points.

"The more pressure I can take off him, it will free him up to do all the special things he has been doing his entire career".

James, coach Walton and Brandon Ingram were all full of praise for Chandler after the game and believe the veteran can make an impact going into the rest of the campaign. How much can he help his Lakers as the season rolls on?