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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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