Rockets

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For the first time in their last nine games, the Rockets will have Dwight Howard and Pat Beverley back in the starting lineup, when they host the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

6d

A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with five days remaining in the regular season:

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EAST UPDATE

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MIAMI (AP) LeBron James scored 36 points, and the Miami Heat moved back atop the Eastern Conference standings by running past the Indiana Pacers 98-86 on Friday night.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Corey Brewer scored a career-high 51 points and Gorgui Dieng hit a short jumper with 4.6 seconds to play to lift the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-110 victory over

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