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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 Rookie Brandon Ingram Inspires Lakers To Win Over Pacers

Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram Inspires Lakers To Win Over Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers, and Brandon Ingram had a standout performance against Paul George. Recorded at Staples Center on Jan. 20, 2017 (Courtesy: Shahan Ahmed)

Lakers Snap Losing Streak, Beat Pacers

Lakers Snap Losing Streak, Beat Pacers

The Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers to snap a five-game losing streak, but point guard D'Angelo Russell left the game early on with a mild MCL sprain and did not return

'Celebrity Apprentice' Star Ricky Williams Stopped By Police

'Celebrity Apprentice' Star Ricky Williams Stopped By Police

"Celebrity Apprentice" cast member Ricky Williams, a former NFL running back, says he was racially profiled and the victim of an illegal police search walking near his hotel in Tyler, Texas, earlier this month.

Without Stars, Clippers Fall From Earth

Without Stars, Clippers Fall From Earth

Playing without Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Los Angeles Clippers lost for the first time in 2017, 104-101, to the Minnesota Timberwolves, snapping their seven-game winning streak.

Rams Stellar Defense in Hands of Wade Phillips

Rams Stellar Defense in Hands of Wade Phillips

Wade Phillips was formally announced as defensive coordinator for the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday.

Raiders File Papers to Move From Oakland to Las Vegas

Raiders File Papers to Move From Oakland to Las Vegas

"Raider Nation," your team is gearing up to say goodbye. The Oakland Raiders on Thursday officially submitted paperwork to relocate to Nevada, according to Steve Sisolak, the Clark County Commission...