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New-Look NBA: A player’s perspective, Paul Pierce

In this Oct. 16, 2014, photo, Washington Wizards NBA basketball player Paul Pierce is interviewed at the Verizon Center in Washington. When Pierce watched the Wizards in last season's playoffs, he saw plenty of talent and potential. He also saw some issues. They needed something. Turns out, Pierce thought they needed ... him. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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:

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Plumlee lifts Nets to 99-88 win over 76ers

Brooklyn Nets forward Mason Plumlee (1) struggles to hold onto the ball after pulling a rebound as Philadelphia 76ers forward Brandon Davies (0) tries to strip the ball from him in the first half of an NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mason Plumlee had 20 points and 17 rebounds to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 99-88 on Monday night.

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