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Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 3:06 PM
Nick Young Blames Rim For Poor Shooting

Nick Young Blames Rim For Poor Shooting

Nick Young blamed the rim for a bad shooting year and said he would take "her" out on a date during his exit interview on April 14, 2015 Watch »

Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 at 11:41 PM
Byron Talks Rookie Tarik Black

Byron Talks Rookie Tarik Black

LA Lakers coach Byron Scott spoke about the development and strength of rookie Tarik Black on March 19, 2015 at Staples Center Watch »

Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 2:09 PM
Julius Randle On the Lakers' Practice Court

Julius Randle On the Lakers' Practice Court

Lakers rookie Julius Randle is back on the Lakers practice court and talked about the progress he's making after a broken leg and ankle surgery on Mar. 9, 2015. Watch »

Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 at 3:59 PM
Nick Young: Dolphins And Trade Deadline

Nick Young: Dolphins And Trade Deadline

After the LA Lakers passed the trade deadline, Nick Young talked about his All-Star break, talking to Dolphins and the surviving the NBA trade deadline. Watch »

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 5:51 AM
Jordan Clarkson: Postgame

Jordan Clarkson: Postgame

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls in double overtime, and rookie Jordan Clarkson played a starring role with 18 points and four assists in 43 minutes on Jan. 29, 2015 Watch »

Sunday, Nov 16, 2014 at 8:44 AM
Nick Young Back at Lakers' Practice

Nick Young Back at Lakers' Practice

Nick Young went through a full practice on November 15, 2014 and said he expects to return to the Lakers on Tuesday night. Watch »

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 7:59 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Season Starts With Media Day

Lakers Season Starts With Media Day

The Los Angeles Lakers kick off the 2014-15 season with Media Day on September 29, 2014. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 3:42 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers 2014-15 NBA Schedule

Lakers 2014-15 NBA Schedule

The Los Angeles Lakers 2014-15 regular season schedule was announced by the NBA on Wednesday. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:05 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"Linsanity" Coming to LA, Lin To Lakers

"Linsanity" Coming to LA, Lin To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets have reportedly agreed to a trade that will make Jeremy Lin a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers learned their fate on Tuesday after entering the lottery with the sixth best odds to finish with the No. 1 overall pick for the 2014 NBA draft. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 8:49 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

D'Antoni Not Fired, Why Did He Resign?

D'Antoni Not Fired, Why Did He Resign?

Why would Mike D'Antoni resign as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers? Read »

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 6:09 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol Talks "Last Day" With Lakers

Pau Gasol Talks "Last Day" With Lakers

Pau Gasol talked about free agency, Kobe Bryant, his "last day" with the Lakers and more during his exit interview on Thursday Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Young Scores 41, as Lakers Beat Jazz

Young Scores 41, as Lakers Beat Jazz

Entering Monday's game against the Utah Jazz, the Los Angles Lakers were on a seven-game losing streak, but Nick Young scored 41 points and broke that streak. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:57 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Need Loss Vs. Jazz

Lakers Need Loss Vs. Jazz

A loss against the Utah Jazz on Monday would help the Los Angeles Lakers more than it would hurt them in the team's historically bad season. Read »

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 »

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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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Chris Paul Makes NBA History in Clippers Win

Chris Paul Makes NBA History in Clippers Win

Chris Paul had 20 points and a season-high 20 assists and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 133-105 on Saturday night with their highest offensive output of the season.

Louisville's Lamar Jackson Wins Heisman Trophy

Louisville's Lamar Jackson Wins Heisman Trophy

Lamar Jackson became the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson Saturday night. The sophomore quarterback won with 2,144 points to Watson's...

Trump Attends Army/Navy Game; Switches Sides at Halftime

Trump Attends Army/Navy Game; Switches Sides at Halftime

President-elect Donald Trump partook in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday. The future commander-in-chief was greeted with cheers...

Williams Scores 35, as Suns Shade Lakers

Williams Scores 35, as Suns Shade Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Phoenix Suns despite 35 points from Lou Williams, as the team lost for the fifth game in a row and fell to 10-15 on the season

Fisher and Snead Respond to 'Toxic' Relationship Rumors

Fisher and Snead Respond to 'Toxic' Relationship Rumors

Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher responded on Friday to rumors that the two have a "toxic" relationship.

Jackson's Heisman Hopes turn to Jim Thorpe Award

Jackson's Heisman Hopes turn to Jim Thorpe Award

USC cornerback Adore'e Jackson may not win the Heisman this year, but he did take a home some hardware at the College Football Awards on Thursday.