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Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 4:55 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Add Ellington, Roster at 14

Lakers Add Ellington, Roster at 14

The Los Angeles Lakers signed shooting guard Wayne Ellington a week ahead of the start of training. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014 at 5:08 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Pin Down Byron Scott's Staff

Lakers Pin Down Byron Scott's Staff

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Byron Scott's staff and cemented that Jim Eyen, Paul Pressey and Mark Madsen would be the assistants for the 2014-15 NBA season. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Byron Scott Reveals Lakers Coaching Staff

Byron Scott Reveals Lakers Coaching Staff

After months of wonderment, the Byron Scott's LA Lakers coaching staff appears to be taking shape with Igor Kokoskov still a possible final addition. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 at 2:33 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Not Cut, Returning To Lakers

Steve Nash Not Cut, Returning To Lakers

Steve Nash was not cut under the "stretch provision" and will be a part of the 2014-15 LA Lakers' roster. Read »

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 4:51 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Spotlight Still on Kobe Bryant

Lakers: Spotlight Still on Kobe Bryant

All eyes will be on Kobe Bryant as he completes his final two seasons with the LA Lakers, but that's nothing new for the future NBA hall-of-famer. 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 »

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Schedule: Rockets, Clippers, Bulls

Lakers Schedule: Rockets, Clippers, Bulls

The Los Angeles Lakers' schedule had some early leaks ahead of the full 2014-15 schedule being announced on Wednesday afternoon. Read »

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

Lakers Legends Return For Byron Scott

The Los Angeles Lakers introduced Byron Scott as their head coach on Tuesday morning with Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes joining in the presentation. Read »

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 »

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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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