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Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, left, instructs Andrew Bogut during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Hidalgo, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Delcia Lopez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.

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Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd directs his players from the bench in the first half of their preseason NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rookie Jabari Parker speaks in the calm, measured tones of a 10-year veteran. A polished demeanor exudes confidence, while a strong work ethic draws respect from his new NBA teammates.

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Pacers getting to basics after losing George

Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel signals to his players in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Indianapolis, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.  Indiana won 98-93. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pacers coach Frank Vogel is taking a simple approach this season.

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Mavs used balanced offense to beat Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies' Kosta Koufos (41) defends as Dallas Mavericks forward Richard Jefferson goes up for a shot in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler’s off-season work on his shot was apparent on Monday night.

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Irving scores 28 as Cavs beat Bulls 107-98

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, left, looks for an open pass between Chicago Bulls' Taj Gibson, right, and Nikola Mirotic, of Yugoslavia, during the second quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State held its homecoming over the weekend when it named its king and queen.

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