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Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - PNC Arena hasnt been kind to Duke since 2010. The Blue Devils were 1-3 in their past four games at North Carolina States home court entering Sundays ACC clash, including two losses to the Wolfpack and an untimely defeat in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament against Mercer. Trevor Lacey scored 21 points and NC State upset No. 2 Duke 87-75, continuing its streak of strong play at home against the Blue Devils. Ralston Turner added 16 points on nine shots and BeeJay Anya gave 14 with four blocks off the bench for the Wolfpack (12-5, 3-1 ACC), who picked up a crucial win in their most grueling stretch of the season. They either play on the road or against a ranked team, or both, for six straight games. Im really proud of our team, said NC State coach Mark Gottfried. Duke won its first true road game of the season by 10 points against Wisconsin on Dec. 3, but couldnt duplicate that success in its second more than a month later. The Blue Devils (14-1, 2-1) got 23 points and 12 rebounds from Jahlil Okafor and 18 points from Quinn Cook in their first loss of the season. We played really well at times, but in our league, people arent going to play mediocre or poorly, said Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, who remains three wins shy of 1,000 for his career. You have to beat them when theyre playing well. Okafor scored eight quick points, hitting four of his first five shots in 5 1/2 minutes to boost Duke to an early lead. His putback dunk at 14:29 made it 13-8. But constant double teams of the star freshman held him without a field goal attempt for the rest of the first half. Okafor managed just two free throws off an offensive rebound over the final 15:31 of the first half, and the Wolfpack capitalized. Ive watched a lot of college basketball and I havent seen someone like Okafor at our level in a long time, Gottfried said. Hes different and he forces you to do so many different things defensively. Cody Martins layup sparked an 11-0 flurry, which Okafor finally ended with his two free throws. Kyle Washington scored seven straight during the spurt, which gave NC State its first lead of the game late in the half, which ended with the Wolfpack in front 37-33. Turner came alive after halftime, canning three 3s in five minutes to keep NC State in front. Justise Winslow hit from deep nearly eight minutes into the second half to draw Duke within two. The Wolfpack then embarked on a 12-1 run, taking advantage of turnovers and poor decisions in climbing out to a double-digit lead. Lacey and Anya both scored five points during the run, which made it 62-49. The spread grew to 19 points -- Dukes biggest deficit of the season -- following Laceys triple with 5:43 to play. Dukes fullcourt pressure late in the contest made things interesting, with a Cook 3-ball trimming the gap to 84-72. Anyas putback slam at the other end, and a fastbreak slam by Desmond Lee, were the daggers. 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He will join the Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization.LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings gathered at centre ice while the Stanley Cup was lowered from the scoreboard, and they watched their championship banner raised to the rafters in a stirring pregame ceremony.Those good feelings were largely gone by the time the Kings stumbled back to their dressing room after a blowout loss to the San Jose Sharks, who seized the chance to erase a bit of last seasons bad memories.Tommy Wingels scored two goals, Antti Niemi made 34 saves in his 28th career shutout, and the Sharks crashed the Kings Stanley Cup banner celebration with a 4-0 victory in the season opener Wednesday night.The pregame celebration was the only thing that went according to plan for the Kings, who commemorated their 26-game playoff run to their second title in three years. After the standing ovations and celebrations, San Jose largely dominated the Kings in the first two periods with superior puck possession and movement.Thats just an excuse, Kings captain Dustin Brown said. Weve been there before. ... There are worse problems to have, so its one of those things that goes with the territory. That wasnt why we were sloppy. We were sloppy because we didnt prepare properly.Los Angeles started its playoff charge with a seven-game, first-round victory over the Sharks, who went through an off-season of rigorous self-evaluation. San Jose stripped the captaincy from Joe Thornton and parted ways with defencemen Dan Boyle and Brad Stuart.Yet little else changed about the perennial playoff team, and the Sharks returned in their usual regular-season form.Its been a long summer, thinking about this game, Wingels said. When the schedule came out and we saw that this was our first game, the media loved it, the fans loved it, and we as players loved it, too. Theres not a better way for us to start the season, and for us to be able to come in here and have this kind of success, its a big win.Patrick Marleau had a goal and an assist. Wingels and Matt Nieto scored 14 seconds apart in a three-goal second period that sent the Sharks to their NHL-best fifth straight season-opening victory.Niemi withstood a two-man advantage for the Kinngs in the final 1:07 of the third period.ddddddddddddLosing the way we lost to them, we waited a long time for today, Niemi said. I think weve gained a little bit (of ground) on them (in the off-season). Were more hungry and we really want to do the details right this time.The home team had won 20 of the last 22 games in this rivalry before this one-sided win by the Sharks, who were an interesting choice of opponent for the Kings celebration night. San Jose had a 3-0 series lead in the first round before the Kings stormed back to win the series in seven games, becoming the fourth NHL team to rally from such a deficit.The Sharks stayed in their dressing room while the Kings celebrated their second championship with an on-ice ceremony starring the Stanley Cup, which was lowered from the scoreboard in a glass case.Former Kings Marcel Dionne and Rogie Vachon then brought out the new banner, and the Kings raised it amid a lengthy standing ovation.The Kings then lost on their banner night for the second time. Chicago beat Los Angeles 5-2 in January 2013.I thought the mood in the room was good, but it didnt translate once the game started, Kings defenceman Alec Martinez said. You cant come out like that against a hockey club of this calibre.Jonathan Quick stopped 23 shots for the Kings, but was replaced by Martin Jones in the third period.Wingels put the Sharks ahead with a sharp-angled shot in the first period. Marleau then redirected Brent Burns shot during a power play early in the second, and Wingels scored again on a breakaway moments before Marleau caught Quick dawdling behind his net and got the puck to Nieto.NOTES: D Brayden McNabb made his Kings debut in place of injured Jake Muzzin. Los Angeles acquired McNabb in March from Buffalo, where he played 37 games over two seasons. He beat out Jeff Schultz for a roster spot in training camp. ... Sharks D Mirco Mueller looked good in his NHL debut after making the roster in training camp. The 19-year-old Swiss prospect was San Joses first-round pick in 2013. ... Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin attended the festivities. 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