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Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 7:12 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers' Bazemore Out for Season

Lakers' Bazemore Out for Season

The Lakers' Kent Bazemore, who was injured against the Clippers, will miss the remainder of the season with a torn tendon in his right foot. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 8:23 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Clippers Beat Lakers 120-97

Clippers Beat Lakers 120-97

The Lakers lost to the Clippers, and the injury season for the Lakers continued into record-breaking territory. Read »

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 11:04 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Bucks Shootaround: No Nash

Lakers at Bucks Shootaround: No Nash

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the worst team in the NBA, the Milwaukee Bucks, on Thursday night. Read »

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 5:33 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Take On Kings

Lakers Take On Kings

The Los Angeles Lakers host the Sacramento Kings with DeMarcus Cousins suspended. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 2:35 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Grizzlies: Will It Get Worse?

Lakers at Grizzlies: Will It Get Worse?

Lakers are in Memphis on Wednesday, and this game will be telling of where the season will go. 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 »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Nick Young Out Against Pacers

Lakers Nick Young Out Against Pacers

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young will sit out against the Indiana Pacers due to a sore knee. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 9:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Pacers: Opposites Attract

Lakers at Pacers: Opposites Attract

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the team with the best record in the NBA, the Indiana Pacers, on Tuesday. Read »

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 5:29 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose, Assume Last Place

Lakers Lose, Assume Last Place

The Lakers dropped to last place in the Western Conference after losing to the Nets on Sunday night. Read »

Sunday, Feb 23, 2014 at 5:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

How Kent Bazemore Got His Unique Name

How Kent Bazemore Got His Unique Name

Kent Bazemore, the newest acquisition of the Los Angeles Lakers, explains his unique name. Read »

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 1:53 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Ready To Go Sunday

Nick Young Ready To Go Sunday

Nick Young ready to return for the Lakers on Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets Read »

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 11:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Beat Celtics With Bazemore & Brooks

Lakers Beat Celtics With Bazemore & Brooks

Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks led Lakers past Celtics on Friday night. Read »

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 1:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers and Celtics Renew Rivalry

Lakers and Celtics Renew Rivalry

Pau Gasol returns for the Lakers in their rivalry game against the Boston Celtics 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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