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Firestorm over Met opera hits fever pitch

In this Sept. 22, 2014, file photo,  protestors attend the arrivals at the Metropolitan Opera 2014-15 Season Opening  in New York to register their disapproval of the Met's decision to premiere the controversial opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," later in the season. The opera, about  the hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and the murder of Jewish passenger Leon Klinghoffer, is expected to attract more protesters when it opens Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.

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Mayo scores 24 points, Bucks top Knicks 120-107

Milwaukee Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots over New York Knicks forward Travis Wear in the second half of their preseason NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in New York. The Bucks won, 120-107. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

NEW YORK (AP) — Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night.

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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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Atlantic Division team-by-team capsules

Capsules for the NBA’s Atlantic Division, listed in predicted order of divisional finish by AP Basketball Writer Tim Reynolds':

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Barkley to tip off NBA season in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Barkley is coming to Times Square to tip off the NBA season.

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