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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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Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Pacers, 105-92

Oklahoma City Thunder guard D.J. Augustin (14) drives around Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Thunder defeated the Indiana Pacers 105-92 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win.

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Oklahoma State makes changes to weekend baseball schedule

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The threat of inclement weather has led Oklahoma State to make changes in its weekend baseball schedule.

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Trey Burke, defense leads Jazz to 90-81 win over Spurs

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) lays the ball up as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, defends in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder is trying to keep the Rudy Gobert love-fest under control. The 7-foot-1 Frenchman was already a fan favorite as a shot-swatting reserve, but the attention has increased since the organization traded away Enes Kanter and inserted Gobert into the starting lineup.

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A new playoff format for the NBA might add excitement

Brooklyn Nets guard Alan Anderson, right, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward Tarik Black defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

MIAMI (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.

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