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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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Pennywell of LSU-Shreveport earns LSWA women’s honor

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The dominating play of Kourtney Pennywell of the LSU-Shreveport Lady Pilots earned her the easy decision of the voting panel as Louisiana Sports Writers Association women’s basketball player of the week for Louisiana colleges.

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Pelicans erase 18-point hole, beat Raptors 100-97

New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca (42) slam dunks over 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) — Pelicans coach Monty Williams now has a better idea of how badly his undermanned squad wants to stay in the Western Conference playoff race.

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Frye, Broyles lead New Orleans past SE Louisiana, 74-73

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Nate Frye scored 17 points, and Tevin Broyles made a layup in the waning seconds to help New Orleans slip past Southeast Louisiana 74-73 on Monday night.

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