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Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 12:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Dwight Howard Leaves Lakers for Rockets

Dwight Howard Leaves Lakers for Rockets

Dwight Howard's decision to leave the Lakers for the Rockets felt an awful lot like a bad breakup that ended with the Lakers having their hearts broken. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Dwight Howard Is Leaving LA...To Make Decision

Dwight Howard Is Leaving LA...To Make Decision

Dwight Howard was still unsure of his final decision as of Tuesday evening, and the Lakers were hopeful he would re-sign with the team. Read »

Monday, Jul 1, 2013 at 3:10 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Publicly, Privately Woo Dwight Howard

Lakers Publicly, Privately Woo Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard started his free agency on Sunday night, but Mitch Kupchak appeared on Sunday night to get in one final word on behalf of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read »

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Update From Lakers Land

Update From Lakers Land

Dwight Howard does not need surgery on his shoulder, Kobe Bryant is upset with his mother, and Mike D'Antoni cuts down his coaching staff in the week following Lakers exit interviews. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant on Bond With Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant on Bond With Dwight Howard

Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard appeared at the Lakers facility Tuesday, and Bryant talked about the effect of having Howard visit him at his residence and offer support following his torn Achilles. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 at 7:52 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Talk About Jason Collins

Lakers Talk About Jason Collins

The Lakers started exit interviews on Tuesday, and Jason Collins coming out and announcing that he is gay was well received by Metta World Peace, Steve Nash, and the host of Lakers asked about it on Monday. Read »

Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 at 8:37 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers End Season, Start Uncertainty

Lakers End Season, Start Uncertainty

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard appeared to be the the only two Lakers standing entering the final game, but the way each exited Sunday's game was night and day. Read »

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:47 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Spurs: Game 3 Preview

Lakers-Spurs: Game 3 Preview

The Lakers may be shorthanded in the back court, but to this point, the Lakers' inability to dominate inside against the Spurs has been the main reason for being down 2-0. For Game 3, the Lakers need more... Read »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Lakers-Spurs: Nash Talks Age, Injuries

Lakers-Spurs: Nash Talks Age, Injuries

The Los Angeles Lakers talk about playing against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of their first round playoffs series, and with Steve Nash doubtful, Dwight Howard has offered to play some point guard. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Nash Doubtful, Blake Out

Steve Nash was listed as doubtful, Jodie Meeks was even more doubtful, and Steve Blake was out indefinitely as the Lakers injury troubles continued into Game 3 against the Spurs. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Spurs Game 2: Jordan Hill Returns

Lakers-Spurs Game 2: Jordan Hill Returns

Jordan Hill is active and available to play for the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of Round 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 10:23 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Can Bounce Back On Boards

Lakers Can Bounce Back On Boards

The two most notable reasons for the Lakers loss to the Spurs in Game One were offensive rebounds and missed 3-pointers, not turnovers. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013 at 4:34 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

What Brown's New Job Means For D'Antoni

What Brown's New Job Means For D'Antoni

Fired Lakers coach Mike Brown appears ready to return to Cleveland to coach the Cavaliers, so what does that mean for Lakers' current coach Mike D'Antoni and former coach Phil Jackson? Read »

Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 at 11:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Nash Ready For Spurs

Lakers: Nash Ready For Spurs

Steve Nash was the big news of the day, as the Los Angeles Lakers had practice on Saturday before flying out to San Antonio for Game 1 against the San Antonio Spurs. Read »

Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 at 5:24 PM
Playoffs: Lakers Vs. Spurs Game 1

Playoffs: Lakers Vs. Spurs Game 1

Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol, and the Los Angeles Lakers talked about needing to win Game One in San Antonio against the Spurs in the first round of the Playoffs. Watch »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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