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Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant's Twitter System Explained

Kobe Bryant's Twitter System Explained

Kobe Bryant has started a new follow system on Twitter, and it requires explanation. Read »

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 »

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 9:41 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Returns, Lakers Lose

Kobe Bryant Returns, Lakers Lose

Kobe Bryant made his return on Sunday night, and the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to adjust and lost to the Toronto Raptors Read »

Sunday, Dec 8, 2013 at 3:56 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Shootaround Report - Kobe Bryant Returns

Lakers Shootaround Report - Kobe Bryant Returns

Kobe Bryant is set to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night, but first, he took part in one final shootaround on Sunday morning. Read »

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 at 12:47 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: A Look Around and A Look Ahead

Lakers: A Look Around and A Look Ahead

With Kobe Bryant coming back soon, the LA Lakers have managed to stay competitive, but the schedule does not get any easier. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Kobe Bryant Closes on Return

Lakers Practice Report: Kobe Bryant Closes on Return

Kobe Bryant was back at Los Angeles Lakers practice on Wednesday, and his return to the Lakers over the weekend seemed even more likely than a day earlier. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Practices, Return on Friday?

Kobe Bryant Practices, Return on Friday?

Kobe Bryant was back at Los Angeles Lakers practice, and his return to playing games appeared to be imminent; also, Steve Nash returned to practice for the first time in over four weeks. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Expect Kobe, Nash at Tuesday's Practice

Lakers Expect Kobe, Nash at Tuesday's Practice

Both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are expected to take part in Tuesday's Los Angeles Lakers practice. Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 1:07 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Farmar Out 4 Weeks, Gasol Update

Lakers: Farmar Out 4 Weeks, Gasol Update

The Lakers have a string of injuries to deal with, and Pau Gasol and Jordan Farmar are set to be further evaluated on Monday morning. Read »

Sunday, Dec 1, 2013 at 11:14 PM
Sacre, Henry, Gasol - Lakers Locker Room

Sacre, Henry, Gasol - Lakers Locker Room

The Lakers lost to the Trail Blazers on Sunday, and Robert Sacre set career highs in nearly every category, Xavier Henry played PG and score 27 points, and Pau Gasol announced he would get an MRI on his ankle. Watch »

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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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Goff Outplays Carr, Rams Top Raiders 24-21

Goff Outplays Carr, Rams Top Raiders 24-21

Jared Goff outplayed Derek Carr in Oakland as the LA Rams won 24-21 and debuted newly acquired receiver Sammy Watkins, while the Oakland Raiders debuted Marshawn Lynch.

Granderson Scores as Dodgers Shutout Tigers

Granderson Scores as Dodgers Shutout Tigers

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Serpico, Others From NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

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Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson From Mets

Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson From Mets

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Friday that they have acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Dodgers Defeat Tigers Behind 12 Hits

Dodgers Defeat Tigers Behind 12 Hits

Los Angeles scored eight runs on 12 hits, none of which was a home run, as the Dodgers defeated the Detroit Tigers, 8-5, for their fifth consecutive win on Friday night at Comerica Park.