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Saturday, Apr 6, 2013 at 7:58 AM
Lakers Beat Grizzlies, Howard Talks Free Throws

Lakers Beat Grizzlies, Howard Talks Free Throws

After the Lakers win over the Grizzlies, Triple Threat asked Dwight Howard to describe his mental state when steeping forward to take crucial free throws. Shot on April 5. 2013. Watch »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:27 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Grizzlies Preview: Gasol Brothers and D12

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard play a vital roles as Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, and the Memphis Grizzlies attempt to sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in the season series. Read »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 4:25 AM
Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard discuss playing against Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies. Video shot on April 4, 2013 at Los Angeles Lakers practice. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 6:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Practice Report: Howard-Gasol Combo Working

Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and coach Mike D'Antoni addressed the media to discuss the recent positive play and the road ahead after the Los Angeles Lakers practice Thursday. Read »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 5:51 PM
Lakers Practice: Dwight Howard Talked Health & Hack-a-Howard

Lakers Practice: Dwight Howard Talked Health & Hack-a-Howard

Dwight Howard talked at Lakers practice on April 4, 2013, and he talked about getting in shape and laughed at the idea that the 'Hack-a-Howard' is intense. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013 at 5:49 PM
Pau Gasol Discusses Dwight Howard Chemistry With Lakers

Pau Gasol Discusses Dwight Howard Chemistry With Lakers

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard have had chemistry issues with the Lakers this season, but Pau Gasol explained how they are working them out at Lakers practice on April 4, 2013. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Lakers Dwight Howard Doesn't Make Shaq Comparisons

Lakers Dwight Howard Doesn't Make Shaq Comparisons

Dwight Howard says he's not Shaq and that he's not one to make that comparison on the night Shaquille O'Neal had his jersey retired at Staples Center. Shot on April 3, 2013. Watch »

Monday, Apr 1, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Nash Doubtful, Kobe Good

Lakers Practice Report: Nash Doubtful, Kobe Good

The Los Angeles Lakers practiced on Monday, but Steve Nash was considered a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against Dallas, while Kobe Bryant was "good to go" in the world of Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. Read »

Sunday, Mar 31, 2013 at 9:17 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Win in Sacramento

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Win in Sacramento

On Saturday night, Kobe Bryant took over point guard duties and helped the Los Angeles Lakers achieve balance on offense, but he was assisted by the efforts of Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard against the Sacramento... Read »

Saturday, Mar 30, 2013 at 5:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Kings: Bryant, Nash Starting

Lakers at Kings: Bryant, Nash Starting

Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash will start for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Sacramento Kings Saturday night, according to Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni. LA finds itself out of the playoffs entering Saturday's... Read »

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Bucks Preview: Hack-A-Howard & Turnovers

Lakers-Bucks Preview: Hack-A-Howard & Turnovers

The Los Angeles Lakers continue their playoffs push in Milwaukee to face the Bucks on the second night of a back-to-back, and Dwight Howard expects the "Hack-a-Howard" strategy to come into play after it was... Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 8:59 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Beat Timberwolves Behind Dwight's "D"

Lakers Beat Timberwolves Behind Dwight's

The Los Angeles Lakers fought off a late challenge from the Minnesota Timberwolves, but overall, Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant all played efficient games to carry the Lakers to victory. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Not Playing "Great"

The Los Angeles Lakers have disappointed this season, but all the excuses still do not appease the high expectations that come with having Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard, and Steve Nash on the same team. Read »

Sunday, Mar 24, 2013 at 11:47 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Afraid to Put Loss on Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant lost the game for the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night against the Wizards, but neither Dwight Howard nor coach Mike D'Antoni would blame Bryant's poor play for blowing an 18-point lead. Read »

Saturday, Mar 23, 2013 at 7:58 PM
Dwight Howard Postgame: Lakers Lose To Wizards

Dwight Howard Postgame: Lakers Lose To Wizards

Dwight Howard was asked why the ball stopped moving after the Lakers' loss to the Wizards, and he offered an awkward smile and refused to blame Kobe Bryant. Watch »

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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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LA Kings' Slava Voynov Suspended by NHL

LA Kings' Slava Voynov Suspended by NHL

The National Hockey League took swift action Monday in response to the arrest of the Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov, suspending the 24-year-old defenseman indefinitely pending a domestic violence...

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

Video: Kobe Bryant's Expletive Message to Rookie

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Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

Lakers Play Defense, Comeback Against Jazz

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Roggin's Heroes: Week 7

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