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Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to terms with Xavier Henry on the same day as waiving Kendall Marshall. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 3:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers presented rookie Jordan Clarkson to the LA media, which possessed a noticeably larger Filipino contingent. Read »

Sunday, Mar 30, 2014 at 2:13 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Shootaround Report: Lakers Vs. Suns

Shootaround Report: Lakers Vs. Suns

Kendall Marshall and the Los Angeles Lakers host the Phoenix Suns on Sunday evening at Staples Center. Read »

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 2:10 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Clippers: Shootaround Report

Lakers-Clippers: Shootaround Report

Jordan Hill has been ruled out of Thursdays game between the Lakers and Clippers, but Kendall Marshall will retain his starting spot. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 8:35 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Leveled By Pacers

Lakers Leveled By Pacers

Kent Bazemore set a career high in points, but the Lakers were destroyed by the Pacers on Tuesday night. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:45 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kendall Marshall, Leading NBA in Threes?

Kendall Marshall, Leading NBA in Threes?

Currently, Kendall Marshall is the best dead-eye distance shooter in the NBA Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 10:54 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

22-Year-Olds Kelly & Marshall Taking Their Chance

22-Year-Olds Kelly & Marshall Taking Their Chance

Kendall Marshall and Ryan Kelly have been pleasant surprises for the hobbled Lakers this season Read »

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Timberwolves: Nash Back

Lakers-Timberwolves: Nash Back

Steve Nash and Steve Blake are starting for the Lakers against the Timberwolves Read »

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 10:35 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers At Timberwolves: Too Many Guards?

Lakers At Timberwolves: Too Many Guards?

The Lakers take on the Timberwolves with an unfamiliar healthy look to the backcourt. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 4:46 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose After Poor 3rd Quarter

Lakers Lose After Poor 3rd Quarter

The Lakers lost 104-92 to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Read »

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 8:49 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose to Miami Heat

Lakers Lose to Miami Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers fell to the Miami Heat, but effort was present. Read »

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Standing Up To Challenge

Lakers Standing Up To Challenge

Pau Gasol hopes to continue strong play when Lakers take on Bulls on Monday evening. Read »

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 1:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Hold Team Meeting, Talk Fighting

Lakers Hold Team Meeting, Talk Fighting

The Los Angeles Lakers cleared the air on the fight and now face the Boston Celtics Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 5:34 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Play Well, Still Lose by 22 Points

Lakers Play Well, Still Lose by 22 Points

The Los Angeles Lakers lost 137-115 to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday Night. Read »

Sunday, Jan 5, 2014 at 12:52 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kendall Marshall Leads Lakers Against Nuggets

Kendall Marshall Leads Lakers Against Nuggets

Kendall Marshall looks to do it again when Lakets take on against Ty Lawson and the Denver Nuggets 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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Palm Springs Walk of Stars to Honor Golf Legend

Palm Springs Walk of Stars to Honor Golf Legend

Golf legend Arnold Palmer will posthumously receive recognition Monday on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.

Cubs Arrive in DC for White House Visit

Cubs Arrive in DC for White House Visit

The Chicago Cubs arrived to the nation's capital Sunday night ahead of a planned Monday visit with President Barack Obama at the White House in the final days of his presidency.

Luke Walton Talks Finishing Unit, Zubac

Luke Walton Talks Finishing Unit, Zubac

Lakers coach Luke Walton spoke about how he decides which unit finishes games and also spoke about giving rookie Ivica Zubac more time on the court. Recorded at Staples Center on Jan. 15, 2017 (Shahan Ahmed)

Luke Walton Preaches Patience After Loss

Luke Walton Preaches Patience After Loss

Following a loss to the Detroit Pistons, Lakers Coach Luke Walton explained the process of improving with a young team. Recorded at Staples Center on Jan. 15, 2017. (Shahan Ahmed)

Lakers Lose To Pistons, Walton Talks Growing Pains

Lakers Lose To Pistons, Walton Talks Growing Pains

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their fourth straight loss when the Detroit Pistons came to Staples Center and beat LA 102-97 on Sunday evening.

Chiefs' Mistakes Prove Costly in 18-16 Loss to Steelers

Chiefs' Mistakes Prove Costly in 18-16 Loss to Steelers

Eric Fisher stood all alone in the middle of the field as the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrated a 2-point conversion that would have tied the game, well aware that the flag laying a few yards away...