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Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:55 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: The Jeanie Buss Era Begins Now

Lakers: The Jeanie Buss Era Begins Now

Jeanie Buss, President of the Lakers, is finally ready to step forward and be the boss the Lakers need. Read »

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 6:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

In Honor Of Dr. Buss, Lakers Destroy Celtics

In Honor Of Dr. Buss, Lakers Destroy Celtics

After an emotional ceremony in honor of the late Dr. Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers were led by Dwight Howard in a blow-out victory over the hated Boston Celtics. Read »

Monday, Feb 18, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers' Owner Dr. Jerry Buss Has Passed

Lakers' Owner Dr. Jerry Buss Has Passed

Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss passed away early Monday morning, and his impact on basketball, Los Angeles, and the world continues to be felt. 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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Clippers Lose to Spurs in Chris Paul's Return

Clippers Lose to Spurs in Chris Paul's Return

Chris Paul returned to the court after a five-week absence, but the Los Angeles Clippers dropped their second straight game, 105-97, to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center

Westbrook's Triple-Double Leads Thunder Over Lakers

Westbrook's Triple-Double Leads Thunder Over Lakers

Russell Westbrook notched a triple-double and led the Oklahoma City Thunder to victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night

Tom Brady: The Movie? Film Wants to Capture Comeback

Tom Brady: The Movie? Film Wants to Capture Comeback

A new book and a major motion picture are in the works about the New England Patriots' star quarterback and the "Deflategate" suspension he overcame to earn an unprecedented fifth Super Bowl ring. But Patriots Nation seems ambivalent, and Brady's foes say they'll take a pass. "The Tom Brady movie is such a bad idea! The dude is so uninteresting and has everything," said Trevor Twidwell, a Kansas City Chiefs fan from Tucson, Arizona, capturing dislike for Brady and the Patriots outside New England.

Transgender Boy Wins in First Two Rounds of Girls Tournament

Transgender Boy Wins in First Two Rounds of Girls Tournament

Mack Beggs won two matches at the Texas state championships Friday. But the larger conflict — over whether a 17-year-old transgender boy should be wrestling girls — remained unsettled.

Jameis Winston Speech Angers Parents

Jameis Winston Speech Angers Parents

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is being criticized after comments he made to students at Melrose Elementary School in St. Petersburg, Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.

 Green Taunts Pierce: 'You Thought You Was Kobe?!'

Green Taunts Pierce: 'You Thought You Was Kobe?!'

Golden State Warriors' forward Draymond Green taunted Los Angeles Clippers' forward Paul Pierce during his last game in Oakland on Thursday Night at Oracle Arena. Check out what he said in the video.