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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 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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How Super Bowl Got Its Name

How Super Bowl Got Its Name

Norma Hunt was buying some gifts for her young children in a Dallas toy store when she came across some balls that bounced so high they could go over a small house. Her husband, the late Lamar Hunt, noticed...

Jordan Clarkson: Skills Challenge

Jordan Clarkson: Skills Challenge

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson will take part in the NBA All-Star Skills Challenge during 2016 NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto

Manning's Lawyers Launched Probe Into Documentary

Manning's Lawyers Launched Probe Into Documentary

Private investigators working for Peyton Manning visited the source of a report that he and other star athletes had obtained performance-enhancing drugs before the documentary aired late last year, according to...

Pat Haden to Step Down as USC Athletic Director

Pat Haden to Step Down as USC Athletic Director

Pat Haden will retire as the University of Southern California's athletic director, the school announced Friday.

Time-Lapse: Watch the Demolition of Candlestick Park

Time-Lapse: Watch the Demolition of Candlestick Park

As the San Francisco 49ers’ new home, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, gets ready to host Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the development company building a new mixed-used complex released time-lapse video of Candlestick...

'Clowning' Obama Impersonates Stephen Curry at White House

'Clowning' Obama Impersonates Stephen Curry at White House

President Barack Obama did an impression of the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry "clowning" the Wizards during the 2015 NBA Champs visit to the White House.