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Ezeli returns as Warriors beat Clippers 125-107

Golden State Warriors' David Lee, left, congratulates Festus Ezeli (31) during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Festus Ezeli got the best birthday present he could imagine: playing in an NBA game.

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Palat scores winner to lead Lightning over Flames

Tampa Bay Lightning's Valtteri Filppula, right, from Finland, checks Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. Tampa Bay won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After a costly giveaway the night before that cost his team the game, Tampa Bay left-winger Ondrej Palat felt he owed the Lightning one. He didn’t wait long to make good on it.

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Phoenix survives Lakers in 114-108 overtime win

Phoenix Suns' Isaiah Thomas, left, and P.J. Tucker celebrate a game-tying basket by Thomas during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Suns won 114-108 in overtime. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points — including a buzzer-beating jumper at the end of regulation — and Gerald Green tallied 10 of his 21 points in overtime as the Suns topped the Lakers 114-108 in Tuesday’s preseason game.

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Lowry scores first goal to lift Jets over Canes

Winnipeg Jets' TJ Galiardi (21), Michael Frolik (67), Grant Clitsome (24) and Paul Postma (4) celebrate Adam Lowry's goal against the Carolina Hurricanes as Hurricanes' Brad Malone (24) skates by during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry was sporting a smile and a special grey helmet after he scored his first NHL goal in Winnipeg’s 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.

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Boyes scores in OT to lift Panthers over Avalanche

Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, left, makes stop of shot off the stick of Colorado Avalanche center Ryan O'Reilly in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Roberto Luongo has made himself right at home against the Colorado Avalanche. He just needed a little extra time to continue his success against his former rivals.

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