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Perhaps you're interested in taking a quick trip down memory lane before tonight's season opener in Los Angeles.

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Tonight's Wolves/Lakers game will mark the first time in the common draft era (since 1966) that the top two picks (Towns and Russell) will face off in their regular-season debuts.

Let's take a quick look at the top individual opening night performances in franchise history along with the best performances in NBA debuts (hoping Towns can beat Loren Woods' block record).

POINTS

34 Kevin Garnett at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999
31 Kevin Love vs. Orlando Oct. 30, 2013 (OT)
28 Kevin Garnett vs. New York Nov. 3, 2004
28 Kevin Garnett at Houston Oct. 31, 2000
28 Tom Gugliotta vs. Golden State Oct. 31, 1997
26 Thaddeus Young at Memphis Oct. 29, 2014
26 Donyell Marshall at Denver Nov. 4, 1994

REBOUNDS

21 Kevin Garnett vs. Milwaukee Oct. 29, 2003
20 Kevin Garnett vs. New York Nov. 3, 2004
17 Kevin Love vs. Orlando Oct. 30, 2013 (OT)
17 Kevin Garnett at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999
13 Al Jefferson vs. Denver Nov. 2, 2007
13 Rasho Nesterovic at Houston Oct. 31, 2000

ASSISTS

15 Pooh Richardson vs. Dallas Nov. 2, 1990
14 Stephon Marbury vs. Golden State Oct. 31, 1997
12 Terrell Brandon at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999
11 Ricky Rubio vs. Orlando Oct. 30, 2013 (OT)
11 Sam Cassell vs. New York Nov. 3, 2004
10 Stephon Marbury at Denver Feb. 5, 1999
10 Pooh Richardson vs. Utah Nov. 1, 1991

STEALS

4 Damien Wilkins vs. New Jersey Oct. 28, 2009
4 Greg Buckner vs. Denver Nov. 2, 2007
3 on 18 occasions

BLOCKED SHOTS

6 Kevin Garnett vs. Golden State Oct. 31, 1997
5 Cherokee Parks vs. Golden State Oct. 31, 1997
5 Stojko Vrankovic vs. San Antonio Nov. 1, 1996
4 Greg Stiemsma vs. Sacramento Nov. 2, 2012
4 Darko Milicic vs. Sacramento Oct. 27, 2010
4 Anthony Tolliver vs. Sacramento Oct. 27, 2010
4 Kevin Garnett vs. San Antonio Nov. 1, 1996

TURNOVERS

7 Ricky Rubio at Memphis Oct. 29, 2014
7 Sam Cassell vs. New York Nov. 3, 2004
6 Micheal Williams at Boston Nov. 6, 1992
5 Rashad McCants vs. Denver Nov. 2, 2007
5 Kevin Garnett at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999

MINUTES PLAYED

43 Kevin Martin vs. Orlando Oct. 30, 2013 (OT)
43 Kevin Garnett at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999
43 Tom Gugliotta vs. San Antonio Nov. 1, 1996
43 Sam Mitchell vs. Dallas Nov. 2, 1990

Top Individual Performances in NBA Debuts

POINTS

26 Donyell Marshall at Denver Nov. 4, 1994
18 Jonny Flynn vs. New Jersey Oct. 28, 2009
13 Derrick Williams vs. Oklahoma City Dec. 26, 2011
13 Wes Johnson vs. Sacramento Oct. 27, 2010
13 Howard Eisley at Denver Nov. 4, 1994
12 Kevin Love vs. Sacramento Oct. 29, 2008
12 Donald Royal at Seattle Nov. 3, 1989

REBOUNDS

9 Kevin Love vs. Sacramento Oct. 29, 2008
7 Dean Garrett at L.A. Lakers Nov. 3, 1996
7 Christian Laettner at Boston Nov. 6, 1992
6 Derrick Williams vs. Oklahoma City Dec. 26, 2011
6 Wayne Ellington vs. New Jersey Oct. 28, 2009

ASSISTS

6 Ricky Rubio vs. Oklahoma City Dec. 26, 2011
6 Howard Eisley at Denver Nov. 4, 1994
3 Mark Davis at Sacramento Nov. 3, 1995
3 Donald Royal at Seattle Nov. 3, 1989

STEALS

3 Mark Davis at Sacramento Nov. 3, 1995
3 Isaiah Rider at Detroit Nov. 5, 1993
2 on 8 occasions

BLOCKED SHOTS

3 Loren Woods vs. Philadelphia Oct. 30, 2001
3 Donyell Marshall at Denver Nov. 4, 1994
3 Gary Leonard at Boston Nov. 17, 1989
2 Malcolm Lee vs. New Orleans Mar. 10, 2012
2 Kevin Love vs. Sacramento Oct. 29, 2008

TURNOVERS

4 Isaiah Rider at Detroit Nov. 5, 1993
4 Felton Spencer vs. Dallas Nov. 2, 1990
3 Jonny Flynn vs. New Jersey Oct. 28, 2009
3 Jerome Allen at Sacramento Nov. 3, 1995
3 Mark Davis at Sacramento Nov. 3, 1995
3 Howard Eisley at Denver Nov. 4, 1994

MINUTES PLAYED

33 Wally Szczerbiak at Sacramento* Nov. 5, 1999
30 Christian Laettner at Boston Nov. 6, 1992
29 Jonny Flynn vs. New Jersey Oct. 28, 2009
26 Ricky Rubio vs. Oklahoma City Dec. 26, 2011
26 Donyell Marshall at Denver Nov. 4, 1994
26 Howard Eisley at Denver Nov. 4, 1994

*Game played in Tokyo, Japan