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Friday, Apr 19, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Practice Report: Steve Nash Returns

Practice Report: Steve Nash Returns

The Los Angeles Lakers held their first postseason practice on Friday in El Segundo, and Steve Nash was an unexpected surprise for the Lake Show. Read »

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Dwight Howard Leads Lakers To Defense

Dwight Howard Leads Lakers To Defense

Dwight Howard has filled the void left by Kobe Bryant as leader of the Los Angeles Lakers, and he's transformed this team into a grind-it-out defensive powerhouse overnight. Read »

Thursday, Apr 18, 2013 at 5:06 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Top Rockets To Book Spurs Date

Lakers Top Rockets To Book Spurs Date

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard combined for 38 rebounds against the Houston Rockets, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the seventh seed and a first round playoffs series against the San Antonio Spurs. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Shootaround Report - Houston Rockets

Lakers Shootaround Report - Houston Rockets

On April 17, the Los Angeles Lakers convened for their final shootaround of the regular season, and Dwight Howard provided some comedy ahead of the Houston Rockets coming to town. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Lakers Believe Howard and Gasol Ready

Even with Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash missing, the Los Angeles Lakers feel good about their playoffs chances considering the recent play of Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2013 at 3:01 AM
Lakers Vs. Rockets Triple Threat Report

Lakers Vs. Rockets Triple Threat Report

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard talk about life without Kobe Bryant and the game against the Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers practice on Apr 16, 2013. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 8:17 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Dwight Howard Shares JT Man-Crush

Dwight Howard Shares JT Man-Crush

Dwight Howard of the Los Angeles Lakers is a massive Justin Timberlake fan, wants a role in "Finding Dory," and cried during "The Notebook." Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:44 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Lakers Down Spurs, Howard Leads Team

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night at Staples Center, and Dwight Howard assumed leadership over the team with Kobe Bryanr being lost for the season due to a ruptured Achilles Read »

Monday, Apr 15, 2013 at 3:27 AM
Dwight Howard Shines Without Bryant

Dwight Howard Shines Without Bryant

Dwight Howard talked about life without Kobe Bryant, the improved defense, and the Lakers' playoffs hopes after the Los Angeles Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs on April 14, 2013 at Staples Center. Watch »

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 at 1:15 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Howard Not Retaliating Against Lee

Howard Not Retaliating Against Lee

Dwight Howard said he take the high road against David Lee in Friday night's Warriors at Lakers game, but Howard did say he still remembered the cheap shot. Read »

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 at 12:58 PM
Dwight Howard Thinking Playoffs, Not Revenge

Dwight Howard Thinking Playoffs, Not Revenge

At Lakers shootaround, Dwight Howard said he would not do anything to jeopardize his ability to play for the Lakers to get even with David Lee of the Warriors on April 12, 2013. Watch »

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2013 at 5:19 PM
Howard Talks About World Peace's Return To Lakers

Howard Talks About World Peace's Return To Lakers

Dwight Howard talks about Metta World Peace's recovery from knee surgery at Lakers shootaround on April 9, 2013. Watch »

Sunday, Apr 7, 2013 at 5:57 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Clippers Massacre Lakers In Battle For LA

Clippers Massacre Lakers In Battle For LA

The Los Angeles Lakers were thrashed on the boards and surgically dismantled at crucial points in Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers, as Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, and Pau Gasol were unable to... Read »

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 at 12:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Lakers Look To Kobe Bryant-Pau Gasol Combo

The Los Angeles Lakers are reverting to the Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol combination on the offensive end, so Dwight Howard's modest offensive numbers no longer appeared to be a point of concern. Read »

Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 at 8:27 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed
      

Dwight Howard On Pressure Free Throws In Lakers Win

Dwight Howard discusses clearing his mind and shooting free throws following the Lakers Friday night win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Read »

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Follow the latest Lakers, Dodgers and Kings news updates and posts as the Triple Threat of Los Angeles sports are covered on this NBCLA blog.
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Trevor O'Brien Trevor O'Brien has been covering the Dodgers regularly for Triple Threat and NBCLA since May 2013. Trevor graduated from San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and media studies. He also writes about film, television, and the changing digital landscape. Trevor grew up and currently lives in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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Lakers Say Goodbye to Staples For Summer

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49ers' Smith Out on Bail After Alleged Bomb Threat at LAX

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Bubba Watson Wins His Second Masters

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