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Millsap, Hawks hold off Hornets, 117-114 in OT

Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford (15) drives between Charlotte Hornets' Bismack Biyombo (8), right, and Cody Zeller (40) during the first half of an NBA pre-season basketball game Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks looked ready for the regular season when building a big first-half lead.

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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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Spurs rally to beat Kings 106-99

Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, left, drives to the basket over San Antonio Spurs' Jeff Ayres (11) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jeff Ayres had 15 points and rookie Kyle Anderson added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame DeMarcus Cousin’s 32 points and 11 rebounds to rally for a 106-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

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Mavs used balanced offense to beat Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter (15) defends the basket on a dunk attempt by Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41) of Germany in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. Carter rejected Nowitzki on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

DALLAS (AP) — Tyson Chandler and Monta Ellis scored 14 points each to lead seven Dallas players in double figures as the Mavericks beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-103 on Monday night.

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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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