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Anthony scores 30 as Knicks beat Wizards
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night....

Vasquez leads Raptors past Maccabi Haifa, 92-85
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TORONTO (AP) -- Greivis Vasquez had 15 points, Lucas Nogueira scored six straight points in the final 2 minutes and the Toronto Raptors held off Israel's Maccabi Haifa 92-85 on Wednesday night for their sixth victory in seven preseason games....

Celtics win preseason finale; 100-86 over Nets
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BOSTON (AP) -- Rookie Marcus Smart scored 16 points and Jared Sullinger had 15 with 17 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night in the final preseason game for both teams....

Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff Adrien's free throw with 35 seconds to play capped Houston's rally Wednesday night, beating Orlando 90-89 in preseason play....

NBA owners fail to pass lottery reform
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the biggest issues on the agenda when the NBA's owners arrived in New York for the board of governors meetings was thwarting the tanking strategy employed most brazenly by the Philadelphia 76ers....

New-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul Pierce
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:...

Ezeli returns as Warriors beat Clippers 125-107
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Festus Ezeli played for the first time in 17 months, scoring 10 points and grabbing three rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers 125-107 in Tuesday's preseason game....



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