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Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 7:32 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers' Defense Disappears, Hawks Win

Lakers' Defense Disappears, Hawks Win

The Los Angeles Lakers lost 114-100 to the Atlanta Hawks, and the Lakers' defense disappeared in the second half of the ball game. Read »

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:34 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Hawks: LA Looking to Build Momentum

Lakers at Hawks: LA Looking to Build Momentum

The Los Angeles Lakers look for two in a row against the Atlanta Hawks at 4:30 pm PST on Monday. Read »

Monday, Dec 16, 2013 at 8:09 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant's Turnovers Not Helping Lakers

Kobe Bryant's Turnovers Not Helping Lakers

Kobe Bryant's returned is a welcome sight for Lakers fans, but his turnovers are not. Read »

Saturday, Dec 14, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers, Kobe Desperate For Win Vs. Bobcats

Lakers, Kobe Desperate For Win Vs. Bobcats

The Lakers are win-less without Kobe Bryant, and Saturday may set the tone for the rest of the Lakers' season. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 8:27 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Thunder Take Advantage Of Hobbled Lakers

Thunder Take Advantage Of Hobbled Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-97, as Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant did their thing. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Asking "A Lot" of Kobe Bryant to Guard Russell Westbrook

Lakers Asking

The Los Angeles Lakers revealed that Kobe Bryant will have the nearly impossible defensive assignment of guarding Russell Westbrook on Friday night in Oklahoma City. Read »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 2:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Blake Injured, Kobe Bryant To Play Point Guard

Steve Blake Injured, Kobe Bryant To Play Point Guard

Steve Blake is out for six weeks, which mean Kobe Bryant will play point guard because the Lakers have no other available point guards. Read »

Friday, Dec 13, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Kobe Bryant Talks Playing Point Guard

Kobe Bryant Talks Playing Point Guard

Lakers practice featured news that Steve Blake would be out a minimum of six weeks, and Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol talked about the adjustments required. Watch »

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 at 8:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Taking Patient Approach

Kobe Bryant Taking Patient Approach

Since returning from an eight month layoff, Kobe Bryant has been preaching patience. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 11:03 AM
Kobe Bryant Post-Game Press Conf - Suns

Kobe Bryant Post-Game Press Conf - Suns

Kobe Bryant sat down with the Los Angeles media and discussed his second game back with the Lakers following a devastating Achilles injury. Watch »

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 at 9:36 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Scores 20, Lakers Lose

Kobe Bryant Scores 20, Lakers Lose

Kobe Bryant looks greatly improved on Tuesday against the Suns, but the Lakers still lost. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Suns Preview: D'Antoni Changes Lineup

Lakers-Suns Preview: D'Antoni Changes Lineup

The Lakers will try a new lineup to get Kobe Bryant going against the Phoenix Suns. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 11:24 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant's Return: Game 2

Kobe Bryant's Return: Game 2

Kobe Bryant suits up for the second time in three days, as the Lakers host the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Read »

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 7:44 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Optimistic at Lakers Practice

Kobe Bryant Optimistic at Lakers Practice

Kobe Bryant practiced with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday and said he had not played as badly as he initially thought. Read »

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol Admits He Heard the Boos

Pau Gasol Admits He Heard the Boos

Pau Gasol has received harsh criticism for his play this season, and the Los Angeles Lakers crowd showered him with boos during Sunday's loss to the Toronto Raptors. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er

Domestic Violence Advocates Monitor Arrest of 49er

Domestic violence advocates said they plan to closely watch how San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald's case plays out in court, and how the National Football League will respond if the player is found...

Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Four Phillies Pitchers Throw No-Hitter Against Braves

Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0 and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. Hamels was pulled after six...

Dodgers, Nats Battle in Possible Playoff Preview

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Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

Tony Stewart's Return to Track Marred by Collision

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49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

49ers' Ray McDonald Arrested for Domestic Violence

The San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was arrested for domestic violence overnight, San Jose police confirmed. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol said the 29-year-old was taken into custody...