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Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:36 PM

Clippers Win Game 4, Lead Rockets 3-1

Clippers Win Game 4, Lead Rockets 3-1

The LA Clippers and Houston Rockets started Game 4 of their NBA Playoffs series with free throws and intentional fouls in an incredibly lengthy first quarter Read »

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:15 PM

Clippers Blow Out Rockets in Game 3

Clippers Blow Out Rockets in Game 3

The LA Clippers earned a massive boost as Chris Paul returned to the team for Game 3 of their NBA Playoffs series against the Houston Rockets, but Austin Rivers stole the show. Read »

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 10:10 PM

Rockets Beat Clippers in Game 2

Rockets Beat Clippers in Game 2

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets hosted Blake Griffin and the LA Clippers in Game 2 of their best-of-seven NBA series Read »

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 9:53 PM

Clippers Beat Rockets 117-101

Clippers Beat Rockets 117-101

The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, 117-101. Read »

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 1:04 AM

Dodgers Destroy Marlins 11-1 on Clayton Kershaw Bobblehead Night

Dodgers Destroy Marlins 11-1 on Clayton Kershaw Bobblehead Night

The Dodgers got a season-high 21 hits on Tuesday as they destroyed the Marlins 11-1. Read »

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 10:43 PM

Van Slyke Strikes Again! Dodgers Walk Off

Van Slyke Strikes Again! Dodgers Walk Off

Scott Van Slyke threw a runner out at the plate in the seventh and then hit the game-winning, three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth, and the Dodgers came from behind to beat the Miami Marlins... Read »

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 8:39 PM

Dee Gordon Returns to Dodger Stadium to Face Former Team

Dee Gordon Returns to Dodger Stadium to Face Former Team

After being traded to Miami in the offseason, former Dodgers' second baseman, Dee Gordon makes his return to Chavez Ravine to face his former team. Read »

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Ducks vs. Blackhawks: First Thoughts

Ducks vs. Blackhawks: First Thoughts

The Anaheim Ducks have lost just once so far in the playoffs, but they will be in for a stern test as they take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final. Read »

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:17 PM

Ducks Defeat Flames, Advance to West Final

Ducks Defeat Flames, Advance to West Final

The Anaheim Ducks are off to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference final after defeating the Calgary Flames 3-2 in overtime Sunday night. Read »

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:56 PM

Dodgers' Offensive Avalanche Crushes Rockies 9-5

Dodgers' Offensive Avalanche Crushes Rockies 9-5

Adrian Gonzalez knocked in four runs and Justin Turner hit a pinch-hit two-run home run as LA's offensive avalanche crushed the Rockies 9-5 on a snowy Sunday afternoon in Colorado. Read »

Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 5:12 AM

Dodgers Top Rockies 2-1 in Rain-shortened Game

Dodgers Top Rockies 2-1 in Rain-shortened Game

The Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Friday in a game that was bookended by rain delays. After an hour delay before the game, and an hour delay in the sixth inning, the Dodgers were... Read »

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 9:27 PM

Ducks Win Game 4 Friday

Ducks Win Game 4 Friday

The Anaheim Ducks have moved to within one win of the Western Conference Final as they knocked off the Calgary Flames by a score of 4-2 on Friday night. Read »

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6:55 PM

Grandal Hits Two Homers, Dodgers Rout Brewers 14-4

Grandal Hits Two Homers, Dodgers Rout Brewers 14-4

Yasmani Grandal had two three-run home runs and a total of eight RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers blew out the Milwaukee Brewers 14-4 to split the four-game series. Read »

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 12:46 AM

Wieland Has Rough Debut, Brewers Beat Dodgers 6-3

Wieland Has Rough Debut, Brewers Beat Dodgers 6-3

Joc Pederson hit two solo home runs, but Joe Wieland was whacked in his Dodgers debut and the Brewers beat Los Angles 6-3 on Wednesday. Read »

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 12:40 AM

Flames Win 4-3 in Overtime

Flames Win 4-3 in Overtime

The Calgary Flames tied Game 3 with 20 seconds remaining, and they scored an overtime goal on a delayed penalty to grab a 4-3 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed covers the Los Angeles Lakers for NBCLA.com and has done so since 2012. He attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, shootarounds, press conferences and home games. Along with covering the NBA Playoffs in LA for three seasons, Shahan has also covered the Lakers in New York, Cleveland, Las Vegas, San Diego, Beijing and Shanghai. Shahan has also covered the Premier League for Yahoo! Sports in London and Manchester, as well as Spanish Primera Liga in Barcelona and Seville.
Michael Duarte Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles-based writer covering the Dodgers for NBCLA. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Scholarship Award in 2004 for his writing and is the 2005 recipient of the prestigious Corwin Writing Award. In addition to sports writing, Michael is an avid runner and softball player.
James Neveau James is a Chicago-based sportswriter who has covered hockey for numerous publications and websites. He currently covers the Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears for NBC Chicago, and covers the Kings and the Ducks for NBCLA.
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