LaMelo Ball made his NBL debut with the Illawarra Hawks on Saturday and looked like what you would expect from a potential No. 1 overall pick.

The viewership for the game matched those expectations.

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The Hawks’ first game of the NBL season against the Brisbane Bullets was the most-watched game in league history with more than one million viewers tuning in via live stream on Facebook, the league said.

Ball made some history playing in the game as well, but with plenty of qualifiers.

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