Triple Threat | NBC Southern California
Triple Threat
Covering sports across Southern California
Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 4:55 PM
|
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
|
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
|
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 »

About the Blog
Follow the latest in professional sports across Southern California.
Authors
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.
Who We're Covering
Sports
Rams Looking for 'Explosive' Players in Draft

Rams Looking for 'Explosive' Players in Draft

The Los Angeles Chargers have the seventh pick in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft, the next step in improving the team from last year's 5-11 record following a coaching change and the signing of...

Chargers Pick 7th in NFL Draft

Chargers Pick 7th in NFL Draft

The Los Angeles Chargers have the seventh pick in the first round of Thursday's NFL draft, the next step in improving the team from last year's 5-11 record following a coaching change and the signing of...

James Patterson Plans True Crime Book on Aaron Hernandez

James Patterson Plans True Crime Book on Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL player and convicted murderer found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, will be the subject of an upcoming true crime book by best-selling author James Patterson.

1st African Player to Reach MLB Hits Single Off the Bat

1st African Player to Reach MLB Hits Single Off the Bat

Gift Ngoepe might not have had the weight of the world on his shoulders but he felt like a continent was counting on him. Ngoepe, the first African to reach the major leagues, singled in his first plate...

Dodgers Collapse as Giants Walk-Off in Extras

Dodgers Collapse as Giants Walk-Off in Extras

Michael Morse hit the game-tying home run in the bottom of the 8th and Hunter Pence hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th as the San Francisco Giants rallied from a three-run deficit to walk-off against the Los...

The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

With the playoffs upon us, time to look back at the old days of the superstitious hockey beard. Fred Roggin goes back to 1982 with the LA Kings and he's got a surprise at the end of the story.