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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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Lakers Finish Road Trip in Memphis

Lakers Finish Road Trip in Memphis

Lou Williams scored 28 points in the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies, as the Los Angeles Lakers finished up a brutal four games in five nights road trip on December 3, 2016

Epic Comeback Buoys Penn State's Final 4 Hopes

Epic Comeback Buoys Penn State's Final 4 Hopes

Five years after a child sex abuse scandal tainted the reputation of the school and its football program along with the legacy of late coach Joe Paterno, quarterback Trace McSorley put the Nittany Lions squarely...

Reggie Bush Honors Joe McKnight With Cleats

Reggie Bush Honors Joe McKnight With Cleats

Former USC running back Reggie Bush will honor his fellow Trojan alum Joe McKnight by wearing a special pair of custom cleats against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

Colorado's Lopsided Loss  Could Send USC to Rose Bowl

Colorado's Lopsided Loss Could Send USC to Rose Bowl

The USC Trojans could still have a chance at playing in the Rose Bowl after the Colorado Buffaloes were blown out by the Washington Huskies, 41-10, in the Pac 12 Championship Game.

Lakers Eaten Alive By Raptors in Canada

Lakers Eaten Alive By Raptors in Canada

The Los Angeles Lakers were in Toronto to face DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors on Friday evening hoping to follow up on a surprise victory against the Bulls on Wednesday

LeBron Wears Cubs Uniform After Losing Bet

LeBron Wears Cubs Uniform After Losing Bet

LeBron James will be Mr. Cub for a little while. To pay off a bet on the World Series he lost to close friend Dwyane Wade, James will wear a Cubs cap, jersey, pants and socks to Friday's game in Chicago before...