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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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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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Spurs’ Popovich jabs Suns owner Sarver

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, talks with  forward Kyle Anderson during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dismissed Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver’s critical comments as silly and said they should have been made while wearing a “chicken suit.”

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