WATCH: Jahlil Okafor hits his first five shots in NBA debut for Sixers

The Sixers lost to the Celtics by 17 points in their first game of the season on Wednesday, but Jahlil Okafor's debut was something for the fans in Philly to get excited about.

Okafor finished with 26 points and seven rebounds in 38 minutes of action, and looked every bit like the NBA-ready scorer most believed him to be when entering the draft.

Take a look at Okafor's hot start, where he opened the game by hitting his first five shots.

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