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By Shahan Ahmed

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Agrees to Make Documentary

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has agreed to take part in a documentary that will focus on the great social and cultural change the iconic athlete has experienced of the past 50 years. 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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Puig, Grandal Put Dodgers Back in 1st Place

Puig, Grandal Put Dodgers Back in 1st Place

Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and Yasmani Grandal hit two, as the Los Angeles Dodgers took over sole possession of first place in the National League West with an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday...

Nick Young Becomes Free Agent, "Swaggy P" Era Over?

Nick Young Becomes Free Agent, "Swaggy P" Era Over?

Nick Young opted out of his contract on Tuesday and became an unrestricted free agent, as the "Swaggy P" era with the Lakers appears to be over

NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp to Donate Brain For Research

NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp to Donate Brain For Research

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp announced on social media Tuesday that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. The 44-year-old said in a statement that he's started to feel...

Seager Puts on a Show With 3 Home Runs

Seager Puts on a Show With 3 Home Runs

Corey Seager hit not one, not two, but three home runs as the Los Angles Dodgers destroyed the New York Mets, 12-0, on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Report: Lakers Trading D'Angelo Russell, Mozgov

Report: Lakers Trading D'Angelo Russell, Mozgov

The Lakers are reportedly trading D'Angleo Russell and Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for the no. 27 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and Brook Lopez