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Jazz build around young core and new coach

Utah Jazz's Gordon Hayward, left, drives against Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Jazz won 119-86. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Utah Jazz made sweeping changes to the team in the offseason and they started at the top.

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Nuggets turn the page on injury-filled season

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) and Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) reach for a rebound during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. The Nuggets defeated the Clippers 104-93. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

DENVER (AP) — The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days.

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Bills’ Spiller has chance to return from injury

Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller (28) is comforted as he is carted off the field after being injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Orchard Park, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller’s season isn’t over just yet.

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Warriors hoping Kerr is final piece for title run

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, left, instructs Andrew Bogut during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Hidalgo, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Delcia Lopez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Any time a team fires a coach after a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances the message from ownership is clear: good is not good enough.

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Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd directs his players from the bench in the first half of their preseason NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rookie Jabari Parker speaks in the calm, measured tones of a 10-year veteran. A polished demeanor exudes confidence, while a strong work ethic draws respect from his new NBA teammates.

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