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Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

The Lakers finally offered Byron Scott the coaching job, introduced a motivated Carlos Boozer to the media and re-signed Xavier Henry. 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 »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed is a regular fixture at sporting events around Southern California. Shahan is in his fifth season covering the Los Angeles Lakers for NBC Los Angeles. Along with covering practices and shootarounds in LA, he has covered the team in Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Brooklyn, Miami, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Houston, San Diego and New Orleans. In addition, Shahan also covers the LA Rams, LA Clippers and special sports events around Southern California. Shahan also covers European football for Yahoo! Sports and has covered Premier League and La Liga matches in England and Spain, respectively.
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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The Choice

The Choice

Do you know sports? Do you want to be on tv? Fred Roggin has an open seat at the Going Roggin desk and it’s waiting just for you. If you know LA sports, have opinions that need to be heard and can argue with the...

Oakland Raiders' Sean Smith Charged With Assault: DA

Oakland Raiders' Sean Smith Charged With Assault: DA

Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith has been charged with assault, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Smith allegedly beat his sister's boyfriend in Old Town Pasadena...

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

Olympians Share Their Most Embarrassing School Memories

From bad school pictures to awkward first day wardrobes, Team USA members can now look back on some of their most embarrassing school moments and laugh.

Watch: Photographer Hit in Groin After Ceremonial 1st Pitch

Watch: Photographer Hit in Groin After Ceremonial 1st Pitch

The ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park missed its target Wednesday night and gave a nearby photographer something to remember. Red Sox fan Jordan Leandre’s pitch went off course and struck photographer Tony...

Dodgers Stun White Sox With Wild Horse Walk-Off

Dodgers Stun White Sox With Wild Horse Walk-Off

Yasiel Puig capped off the latest Los Angeles comeback with a two-run, walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth, and the Dodgers stunned the Chicago White Sox, 5-4, on Yu Darvish's Dodger Stadium debut...

Anaheim to Play Host to Gymnastics Championships

Anaheim to Play Host to Gymnastics Championships

Anaheim will be the home of the 2017 P&G National Gymnastics Championships, and the best of the best are competing for to prove they're No. 1. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m.