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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) shoots with Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) defending in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wizards fall to Knicks as Carmelo Anthony scores 30

- Associated Press

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night.

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014,, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin walks off the court during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City. Las Vegas police are investigating a man’s allegation that Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend. Officer Jesse Roybal, a department spokesman, said Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, that a battery complaint was filed Sunday stemming from an altercation involving the NBA player. No arrest was made. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Blake Griffin faces battery complaint from Vegas club incident

Associated Press

Police in Las Vegas are investigating a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo taken while Los Angeles Clippers players partied at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub, authorities said Wednesday.

Chicago Bulls' John Lucas III (15) reacts after hitting a 3-point shot during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Chicago on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. The Bulls won 78-64. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Wizards sign guard Lucas III

- The Washington Times

In need of shooting guard help after injuries to Bradley Beal (wrist), Glen Rice Jr. (ankle) and Martell Webster (back), the Wizards signed D.C.-native John Lucas III on Tuesday.

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) looks to score as Charlotte Hornets center Al Jefferson (25) and Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) defend during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Pierce leaves game after banging knees

- The Washington Times

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce banged his knee coming through a screen late in the second quarter Friday and left the preseason game with 2:30 remaining in the third quarter.

Maryland men's head coach Mark Turgeon talks with reporters during a Big Ten NCAA college basketball media day in Rosemont, Ill., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Terrapins excited for fresh start in Big Ten

- The Washington Times

A new season means a fresh start, and the change of scenery adds an additional layer of unknowns, from scouting to logistics. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon pointed out Thursday that while the uniforms and venues have changed, lines can still be drawn between styles of play, and that’s what matters on the court.

Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin (13), from France, shoots as Maccabi Haifa forward Jeff Allen (12) defends during the first half of an exhibition NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Wizards beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 101-95

Associated Press

Otto Porter scored 19 points and Kevin Seraphin had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the short-handed Washington Wizards beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 101-95 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

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Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder waits after practice Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Salt Lake City. His presence in Utah adds to a distinct air of change around the league. With all the new coaches, big-name players with new addresses and other changes, this year's NBA looks more than a little different than the one that ended in San Antonio just four months ago. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

New-Look NBA: A coach's perspective, Quin Snyder

- Associated Press

The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from varied perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the business side. An interview with first-year Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is the second installment of the series:

Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons, right, makes a move to the basket past Orlando Magic's Tobias Harris (12) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Rested Mavericks down short-handed Magic 117-92

- Associated Press

The Dallas Mavericks set out in the offseason to add depth in hopes of building a roster capable of competing with the upper tier of the Western Conference.

Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter, second from left, celebrates his goal with center Tyler Toffoli, left, left wing Tanner Pearson, second from right, and center Anze Kopitar, of Slovenia, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Quick sets shutout mark, LA Kings beat Sabres 2-0

- Associated Press

Although Jonathan Quick has a serious aversion to attention, the goalie reluctantly acknowledged the spotlight when he broke the Los Angeles Kings' 36-year-old franchise record for shutouts.

Celtics assistant coach denies larceny charge

Associated Press

Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.

All hail King James: LeBron rules NBA

- Associated Press

His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message.

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2013, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard, left, guard Kobe Bryant, center, and guard Steve Nash look on during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Los Angeles. Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Lakers. Instead, Nash couldn't even make it to opening night in the 19th season of his remarkable career. Nash will miss the entire season because of a back injury, the Lakers announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, putting the two-time NBA MVP point guard's career in doubt. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Not much to say as Lakers move on without Nash

Associated Press

When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol.

NBA Calendar

- Associated Press

Oct. 27 - Rosters set for opening day.

Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

- Associated Press

Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) struggles for a shot against Miami Heat forward Shawne Williams (43) and center Justin Hamilton in the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Bosh, Wade lead Heat past Grizzlies 104-98

- Associated Press

Chris Bosh scored 21 points, and Dwyane Wade added 16 as the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-98 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.