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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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Wade leads late charge, Miami tops Houston 90-85

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) drives up against Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra wanted to get Miami’s starters some extra in-game conditioning.

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FIU falls to No. 25 Marshall, 45-13

Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato prepares to pass against Florida International during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

MIAMI (AP) — With Marshall facing its first deficit of the season, Rakeem Cato did what he usually does.

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