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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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Capitals score 3 goals in SO, beat Panthers 2-1

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, scores the winning goal over Florida Panthers goalie Al Montoya (35) in the shootout portion of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Washington. The Capitals won 2-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Capitals scored on all three shots in the shootout, and Justin Peters made 20 saves in his start this season to lift Washington over the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Saturday night.

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