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Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar Back For Lakers

Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar Back For Lakers

Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar both return for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. Read »

Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 at 5:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash Not Done, Lakers Win By Losing

Nash Not Done, Lakers Win By Losing

Steve Nash and the Lakers failed on Friday night, but ultimately, everyone was a winner. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Video: Steve Nash Calls Nick Young

Video: Steve Nash Calls Nick Young 'Loco'

Steve Nash calls Nick Young "loco" along with incredible and passionate in Spanish language interview after a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on April 1, 2014. Watch »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 2:09 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash Says Friday Likely Last Game

Nash Says Friday Likely Last Game

Steve Nash reveled Friday night was likely his final game of the season, while Xavier Henry was ruled out for the year. Read »

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 2:13 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Shootaround Report: Lakers Vs. Suns

Shootaround Report: Lakers Vs. Suns

Kendall Marshall and the Los Angeles Lakers host the Phoenix Suns on Sunday evening at Staples Center. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 2:55 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Tuesday: Lakers Vs. Knicks

Tuesday: Lakers Vs. Knicks

Los Angeles Lakers welcome New York Knicks to Staples Center, but will Phil Jackson show up? Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 5:34 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Pau Gasol Doubtful - Vertigo

Lakers: Pau Gasol Doubtful - Vertigo

Pau Gasol is doubtful for Tuesday's game, but Xavier Henry said he will play through torn ligaments in his wrist. Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 3:56 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers vs Magic: Nash Doubtful, Henry Out

Lakers vs Magic: Nash Doubtful, Henry Out

The Lakers take on the Orlando Magic on Sunday evening at Staples Center. Read »

Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 at 5:06 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Plays Great, Strikes Nerve

Steve Nash Plays Great, Strikes Nerve

Steve Nash impressed on Friday night, but he played slightly more minutes than he should have. Read »

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Playing For Lakers Friday

Steve Nash Playing For Lakers Friday

Steve Nash, who has only played 10 games this season, is expected for the Lakers against the Wizards on Friday night. Read »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Back on Friday vs Wizards

Nick Young will return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday against the Washington Wizards Read »

Friday, Mar 14, 2014 at 6:21 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Won't Retire: "I Want The Money"

Steve Nash Won't Retire: "I Want The Money"

Steve Nash did not beat around to bush on why he would continue to play basketball rather than retire. Read »

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 12:02 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash's Season Also Over

Steve Nash's Season Also Over

Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni rules out Steve Nash for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. Read »

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 7:38 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash May Be Done For Season

Steve Nash May Be Done For Season

Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni suggested Steve Nash had no reason to return this season, but Nash should think otherwise. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 4:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: More Bad Injury News

Lakers Practice Report: More Bad Injury News

Another day at Lakers practice meant more bad injury news 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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Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.

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