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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 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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Lakers, Clarkson Agree on Four-Year Deal

Lakers, Clarkson Agree on Four-Year Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to sign guard Jordan Clarkson to a 4-year, $50 million contract

Report: Lakers Agree to Deal with Timofey Mozgov

Report: Lakers Agree to Deal with Timofey Mozgov

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agree to sign Timofey Mozgov

Lakers Extend Offers To Clarkson, Huertas, Black

Lakers Extend Offers To Clarkson, Huertas, Black

The Los Angeles Lakers extended qualifying offers to Jordan Clarkson, Marcelo Huertas and Tarik Black to make the trio restricted free agents

Dodgers Go Home Run Happy Against Brewers

Dodgers Go Home Run Happy Against Brewers

Trayce Thompson, Yasmani Grandal and Corey Seager all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers blew out the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1 in the rubber match at Miller Park on Thursday.

Phelps, Lochte Set Up US Swim Trials Showdown

Phelps, Lochte Set Up US Swim Trials Showdown

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte did their part. The longtime rivals are headed to another showdown at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials. Phelps and Lochte cruised through the semifinals of the 200-meter...

US Swimmers Using Therapy Dogs to Relax Before Races

US Swimmers Using Therapy Dogs to Relax Before Races

USA Swimming, in an effort to ease some of the anxiety accompanying such a major meet, has partnered with Domesti-PUPS — a nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Nebraska, that is providing four-legged...