Triple Threat
Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:20 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Tough Guy Beckett Returns from DL

Dodgers' Tough Guy Beckett Returns from DL

Josh Beckett returns from the disabled list still hurt but ready to make an impact for the Dodgers second-half playoff run Read »

Tuesday, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Gordon Joins Hall-of-Fame Company

Dodgers' Gordon Joins Hall-of-Fame Company

Monday, Dee Gordon reached a milestone only achieved by five other players in the modern era. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 6:48 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant's return automatically promises the Los Angeles Lakers will be an improved team for the 2014-15 season, but the offseason roster moves appear far more positive when closely analyzed. Read »

Sunday, Jul 20, 2014 at 9:18 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

Dodgers' Crawford Selected to AFL Hall-of-Fame

We'll have to start calling Carl Crawford "Hall-of-Famer" Carl Crawford from now on. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to terms with Xavier Henry on the same day as waiving Kendall Marshall. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

Dodgers Gear Up for Pennant Push

The Dodgers have 65 games left to fine tune areas that could prevent them from making the playoffs. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:39 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

The Los Angeles Lakers were awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim after the player was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 5:30 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Mostly Positive Showing by Dodgers All-Stars

Three of the four Dodger All-Stars showed they belonged on the team. But, one had himself a rough night. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:05 PM
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Disappoints in Homerun Derby

It was like watching a Ferrari rev up, go two feet and sputter out. There were a lot of we-paid-to-see-that looks in Target Field. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

The Los Angeles Lakers spent the weekend finalizing the trade involving Jeremy Lin, signing Julius Randle and bidding farewell to Pau Gasol Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Nick Young and Jordan Hill agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, signaling Carmelo Anthony will not be joining the team for the 2014-15 season. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"Linsanity" Coming to LA, Lin To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets have reportedly agreed to a trade that will make Jeremy Lin a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 7:46 PM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers First Half Ends With Padres Series

Dodgers First Half Ends With Padres Series

The Dodgers need to close out the first half of the season with a few wings against the Padres. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 6:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant talked about Byron Scott becoming Lakers' coach, Carmelo Anthony joining the team, the Buss family leading the team forward and more at his basketball camp at UCSB. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 8:57 AM
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By Thomas Warren

Dodgers' Puig to Slug it Out in Home Run Derby

Dodgers' Puig to Slug it Out in Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby hasn't been kind to Dodger all-stars in the past. Yasiel Puig is hoping to change that. Read »

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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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As most Napa Unified students return to school on Wednesday following a significant earthquake over the weekend, their district will be receiving a check from Oakland Raider legend and pro football Hall of Famer...

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Timely Reviews Help Dodgers beat D'Backs

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Alec Baldwin Snags Stray Ball at US Open

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VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

VIDEO: Mets Turn Triple Play Against Dodgers

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