Lauri Markkanen's debut wasn't exactly a thing of beauty. 

The rookie forward struggled to find his shot, missing all six of his 3-point attempts and finishing just 1-for-9 from the field. There were a few positives, though. 

Markkanen trailed a fastbreak for his first preseason basket, smoothly finishing in the lane. His reputation for stretching the floor also forced the Pelicans into tough choices in the halfcourt set. 

Watch the video above as Bulls Pregame and Postgame host Mark Schanowski breaks down a few key plays in the rookie's first preseason minutes.