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Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 at 10:35 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Marshall's Mom Sends Message

Lakers: Marshall's Mom Sends Message

Kendall Marshall was the center of attention at Saturday's Lakers practice. Read »

Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Lakers' Kendall Marshall At Practice

Lakers' Kendall Marshall At Practice

Lakers point guard Kendall Marshall talked about not getting too caught up in one good performance at practice on Jan. 4, 2014. Watch »

Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 at 12:26 PM
Kendall Mashall Post-Game Video

Kendall Mashall Post-Game Video

Kendall Marshall talks to Triple Threat after his first start with the Los Angeles Lakers. Watch »

Saturday, Jan 4, 2014 at 3:05 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Win, Kendall Marshall Hero

Lakers Win, Kendall Marshall Hero

Kendall Marshall stole the show as the Lakers won 110-99 over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Read »

Thursday, Jan 2, 2014 at 5:30 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Marshall Starting, Gasol Trade

Lakers Practice: Marshall Starting, Gasol Trade

The Lakers held their first practice of 2014, and injuries, trades and winning were all discussed. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014 at 9:13 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jordan Farmar Out 4 Weeks

Jordan Farmar Out 4 Weeks

Jordan Farmar will miss another four weeks after tearing his hamstring during Tuesday's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. Read »

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Shootaround Report

Lakers Shootaround Report

Kendall Marshall was introduced to the media at Los Angeles Lakers morning shootaround Read »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Sign Kendall Marshall

Lakers Sign Kendall Marshall

Los Angeles Lakers reportedly signed Kendall Marshall in the wake of Kobe Bryant's injury. 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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Transgender Boy Wrestler Wins Controversial Girls State Title

Transgender Boy Wrestler Wins Controversial Girls State Title

A 17-year-old transgender boy completed an undefeated season Saturday by winning a controversial Texas state girls wrestling title in an event clouded by criticism from those who believe the testosterone he's taking as he transitions from female to male created an unfair advantage. The family of Mack Beggs has said he would rather be wrestling boys, but state policy calls for students to wrestle against the gender listed on their birth certificates. So the junior from Euless Trinity beat Chelsea Sanchez 12-2 in the 110-pound weight class to improve to 57-0 and earn the championship.

Reed Grabs Xfinity Series Win in Wreck-Fest at Daytona

Reed Grabs Xfinity Series Win in Wreck-Fest at Daytona

Ryan Reed picked up the second Xfinity Series victory of his career — both at Daytona International Speedway — by winning the wreck-filled season-opener Saturday. Reed held off Austin Dillon and Kasey Kahne in a two-lap overtime shootout to win in a Ford for Roush Fenway Racing. Reed's only other career victory came in this race in 2015, and he was celebrated for overcoming a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes to become a race-winning driver.

Lakers Tyler Ennis Found Out He Was Traded on Twitter

Lakers Tyler Ennis Found Out He Was Traded on Twitter

Guard Tyler Ennis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers moments before the NBA's trade deadline. Two days later, he went through his first practice in El Segundo, California, spoke about how he found out he was traded via Twitter and also shared details of his personal relationship with Jordan Clarkson. (Shahan Ahmed)

Clippers Lose to Spurs in Chris Paul's Return

Clippers Lose to Spurs in Chris Paul's Return

Chris Paul returned to the court after a five-week absence, but the Los Angeles Clippers dropped their second straight game, 105-97, to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center

Westbrook's Triple-Double Leads Thunder Over Lakers

Westbrook's Triple-Double Leads Thunder Over Lakers

Russell Westbrook notched a triple-double and led the Oklahoma City Thunder to victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night

Tom Brady: The Movie? Film Wants to Capture Comeback

Tom Brady: The Movie? Film Wants to Capture Comeback

A new book and a major motion picture are in the works about the New England Patriots' star quarterback and the "Deflategate" suspension he overcame to earn an unprecedented fifth Super Bowl ring. But Patriots Nation seems ambivalent, and Brady's foes say they'll take a pass.