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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

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

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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Follow the latest Lakers, Dodgers and Kings news updates and posts as the Triple Threat of Los Angeles sports are covered on this NBCLA blog.
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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.
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.
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Jarret Stoll Arrested for Possession of Cocaine and Ecstasy

Jarret Stoll Arrested for Possession of Cocaine and Ecstasy

LA Kings center Jarret Stoll was arrested on Friday in Las Vegas for possession of cocaine and the drug Ecstasy.

Canucks Power Past Flames, 4-1

Canucks Power Past Flames, 4-1

Eddie Lack made 22 saves and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Calgary Flames 4-1 on Friday night to even their first-round playoff series at a game apiece.

Predators Thump Blackhawks 6-2 to Even Series

Predators Thump Blackhawks 6-2 to Even Series

Craig Smith scored the first two playoff goals of his career and added an assist, and the Nashville Predators cruised past the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 Friday night to tie their Western Conference opening-round...

Canadiens Top Senators 3-2 in OT

Canadiens Top Senators 3-2 in OT

The Canadiens' star defenseman P.K. Subban scored a goal in Montreal's 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Game 2 — a victory sealed by Alex Galchenyuk's winner 3:40 into overtime Friday night.

Isles Fall 4-3 to Caps in Game 2

Isles Fall 4-3 to Caps in Game 2

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Heart Surgery

NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday after being admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center with cardiovascular disease this week,...