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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 4:20 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jordan Hill Starting, Lakers "Tinker" Again

Jordan Hill Starting, Lakers "Tinker" Again

The Los Angeles Lakers will start Jordan Hill on Tuesday night against the New Olreans Pelicans, making this the sixth different starting lineup in the Lakers' first nine games. Read »

Sunday, Nov 10, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Top 3 Lessons: Lakers Review Thus Far

Top 3 Lessons: Lakers Review Thus Far

The Los Angeles Lakers are seven games into the season, and they've shown some positive and negative signs thus far. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kaman Gets Start Against Howard, Rockets

Kaman Gets Start Against Howard, Rockets

Chris Kaman was brought in to fill the hole left by Dwight Howard's departure, and poetically, Kaman will make his first start for the Los Angeles Lakers against Howard's Houston Rockets. Read »

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 8:58 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Take on Dwight Howard, Rockets

Lakers Take on Dwight Howard, Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers take on Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets in a game the Lakers need, but Houston is off to a hot start. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 at 12:07 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Why Isn't Chris Kaman Starting, Jordan Hill Playing?

Why Isn't Chris Kaman Starting, Jordan Hill Playing?

Attempting to figure out how Jordan Hill and Chris Kaman fit into the Los Angeles Lakers lineup. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Chris Kaman Joins Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers signed center Chris Kaman to a one-year contract and unveiled the 7-footer to the media on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers and Chris Kaman Agree to 1-Year Deal

Lakers and Chris Kaman Agree to 1-Year Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly agreed to a one year contract with Chris Kaman, who was previously with the Dallas Mavericks. 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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