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Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 at 8:58 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Get Farmar Gift For Christmas

Lakers Get Farmar Gift For Christmas

Mike D'Antoni apologizes to fans and Jordan Farmar returns to Lakers. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Farmar Still Out, Lakers Still Without Point Guard

Farmar Still Out, Lakers Still Without Point Guard

Jordan Farmar will be out at least one more week with a torn hamstring, an ultrasound revealed on Wednesday. Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Farmar Out 4 Weeks, Gasol Update

Lakers: Farmar Out 4 Weeks, Gasol Update

The Lakers have a string of injuries to deal with, and Pau Gasol and Jordan Farmar are set to be further evaluated on Monday morning. Read »

Friday, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Pistons: Blake & Farmar Leading LA

Lakers at Pistons: Blake & Farmar Leading LA

On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers ride into Detroit and face the Pistons to cap off a three-game East Coast road trip. Read »

Thursday, Nov 28, 2013 at 1:45 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Blow 27-Point Lead, Still Beat Nets

Lakers Blow 27-Point Lead, Still Beat Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers blew a 27-point lead but still did enough to win 99-94 against the Brooklyn Nets. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Face KG, Pierce and Brooklyn Nets

Lakers Face KG, Pierce and Brooklyn Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers are on a back-to-back and face the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 9:25 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Hit Wall, Lose to Wizards

Lakers Hit Wall, Lose to Wizards

The Los Angeles Lakers allowed John Wall and Nene to have career nights and lost a winnable game due to turnovers and ineffective defense. Read »

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:33 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Win, Gasol Donates $24,000 to Philippines

Lakers Win, Gasol Donates $24,000 to Philippines

The Los Angeles Lakers' bench was key in the Lakers' victory on Friday night, but Pau Gasol's 24 points and $24,000 donation to help victims in the Philippines was the real story of the night. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013 at 7:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Farmar, Johnson Star in Lakers Win

Farmar, Johnson Star in Lakers Win

On Tuesday night, Wesley Johnson was the catalyst for the LA Lakers in the first half, and Jordan Farmar drove the team to victory in the second half. Read »

Friday, Jul 19, 2013 at 2:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jordan Farmar Return To Lakers

Jordan Farmar was introduced to the Los Angeles media at the Los Angeles Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, Ca on Friday. Read »

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jordan Farmar Officially Joins Lakers

Jordan Farmar Officially Joins Lakers

With Jordan Farmar returning, the Los Angeles Lakers have displayed a markedly local approach to their free agent signings. Read »

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Lakers Nick Young Explains #0 Jersey

Lakers Nick Young Explains #0 Jersey

Nick Young signs with the Los Angeles Lakers and discusses picking #0 and his friendship with Jordan Farmar. Watch »

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 at 5:38 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Farmar: "I Missed Being a Laker"

Farmar: "I Missed Being a Laker"

Jordan Farmar became the latest Los Angeles Lakers free agent signing, and rumors have Lamar Odom next to return to the purple and gold. 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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