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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 at 10:36 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Coaching Lakers

Byron Scott Coaching Lakers

After Mike D'Antoni and the LA Lakers parted ways, Byron Scott emerged as the leading candidate to fill the vacant position at head coach. On Friday, Scott was offered the position. Read »

Friday, Jul 25, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

Byron Scott Offered Job, Lakers Busy Friday

The Lakers finally offered Byron Scott the coaching job, introduced a motivated Carlos Boozer to the media and re-signed Xavier Henry. Read »

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Jeremy Lin Wearing Lakers' No. 17

Jeremy Lin Wearing Lakers' No. 17

Jeremy Lin held up the no. 17 as he was presented to the LA Lakers for the first time on Thursday Read »

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Ed Davis Signs With Lakers

Ed Davis Signs With Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers presented Ed Davis on Wednesday, and the 6-foot 10-inch power forward will wear the no. 21. Read »

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 6:48 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe's Back: The 2014-15 LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant's return automatically promises the Los Angeles Lakers will be an improved team for the 2014-15 season, but the offseason roster moves appear far more positive when closely analyzed. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 1:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

Xavier Henry Returning, Kendall Marshall Waived

The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly agreed to terms with Xavier Henry on the same day as waiving Kendall Marshall. Read »

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:39 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

Carlos Boozer Adds to Lakers' Front Line

The Los Angeles Lakers were awarded the contract of Carlos Boozer on a partial waiver claim after the player was amnestied by the Chicago Bulls. Read »

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 8:08 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

Lin Joins Lakers, Randle Signs, Gasol Gone

The Los Angeles Lakers spent the weekend finalizing the trade involving Jeremy Lin, signing Julius Randle and bidding farewell to Pau Gasol Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 5:58 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Lakers: Nick Young, Jordan Hill Sign

Nick Young and Jordan Hill agreed to return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, signaling Carmelo Anthony will not be joining the team for the 2014-15 season. 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 »

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 6:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Lakers

Kobe Bryant talked about Byron Scott becoming Lakers' coach, Carmelo Anthony joining the team, the Buss family leading the team forward and more at his basketball camp at UCSB. Read »

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 3:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

Lakers Introduce Rookie Jordan Clarkson

The Los Angeles Lakers presented rookie Jordan Clarkson to the LA media, which possessed a noticeably larger Filipino contingent. Read »

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 6:12 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Will Have Final Words to Carmelo Anthony

Kobe Will Have Final Words to Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony met with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, but Kobe Bryant was not present to be a part of the formal meeting with the New York Knicks free agent. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 10:38 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Add Jeanie Buss To Melo Pitch

Lakers Add Jeanie Buss To Melo Pitch

Lakers president Jeanie Buss will be involved in the LA Lakers' meeting with free agent Carmelo Anthony Read »

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 6:28 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Start Free Agency, Call LeBron

Lakers Start Free Agency, Call LeBron

The Lakers did not hesitate at the start of free agency and reached out to both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony shortly after NBA free agency opened. 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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Veteran Albert Pujols had some advice for Mike Trout as he prepared for his playoff debut Thursday in Anaheim.

Police Sent to Donald Sterling's Home by Wife Shelly

Police Sent to Donald Sterling's Home by Wife Shelly

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Giants Defeat Pirates, 8-0

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Injured Giants Fan Sues Dodgers Again

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Jeter on His Career: Never Wanted to Embarrass Parents

Jeter on His Career: Never Wanted to Embarrass Parents

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