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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
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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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.
Authors
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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Ducks Rally for 5-4 OT Win Over Jets

Ducks Rally for 5-4 OT Win Over Jets

The raucous "whiteout crowd" left on a down note after Anaheim's Rickard Rakell scored at 5:12 of overtime to beat the Jets 5-4 Monday night at MTS Centre and take a 3-0 series lead.

Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

Teen's Twitter Wager on Derrick Rose Goes Viral

A Chicago teen was watching the Chicago Bulls take on the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday when he casually sent out a wager on Twitter — but he had no idea his 103-character tweet could get so costly. “If Derrick Rose...

Wild Shut Out Blues, 3-0

Wild Shut Out Blues, 3-0

Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on...

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

The Anaheim Ducks are making a habit of coming from behind in games, and they did it again on Monday night as Rickard Rakell scored the overtime winner to give his team a 3-0 series lead.

Rangers Shut Down Penguins 2-1 to Reclaim Momentum

Rangers Shut Down Penguins 2-1 to Reclaim Momentum

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night.

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Shuts Down Reporters

Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Shuts Down Reporters

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich did not seem to respond well to the questions asked of him after Game 1 against the LA Clippers in the 2015 NBA Playoffs