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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 »

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 9:38 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Targeting LeBron, Melo in Free Agency

Lakers Targeting LeBron, Melo in Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers got their man in the draft and now look ahead to filling the open coaching position and targeting top free agents, including LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Read »

Friday, Jun 27, 2014 at 5:59 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Select Randle in 2014 NBA Draft

Lakers Select Randle in 2014 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers had the no. 7 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and selected Julius Randle. Read »

Thursday, Jun 26, 2014 at 8:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Draft Day Finally Arrives For Lakers

Draft Day Finally Arrives For Lakers

Julius Randle and Marcus Smart are the front runners for the Los Angeles Lakers' no. 7 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. Read »

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Draft: Smart and Gordon Back

Lakers Draft: Smart and Gordon Back

After Julius Randle worked out earlier in the week, the Los Angeles Lakers brought back Aaron Gordon and Marcus Smart for a second look before the NBA Draft. Read »

Thursday, Jun 19, 2014 at 9:02 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"I'm 100 Percent" - Kobe Bryant

While in Brazil for the World Cup, Kobe Bryant told Brazilian television that he had fully recovered from his knee injury. 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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