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Ajinca lifts Pelicans past Heat, 104-102

New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca (42) shoots the go-ahead basket against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) in the final minute of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. The Pelicans won 104-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alexis Ajinca’s recent form is inspiring so much confidence in the Pelicans that marquee players like Eric Gordon are looking for the 7-foot reserve with the game on the line.

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Cole helping keep Pelicans afloat in West playoff chase

New Orleans Pelicans guard Norris Cole (30) goes to the basket in front of Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. The Pelicans won 100-97. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Pondexter leads Pelicans past Nets, 102-96

New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) handles the ball against Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Quincy Pondexter saw his 3-pointer go down with 49.9 seconds on the clock, he turned up court, allowed a slight smile and pounded his chest with the palm of his hand three times.

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