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Covering LA Sports' Big Three: Lakers, Dodgers and Kings
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 »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Waiting For LeBron James

Lakers Waiting For LeBron James

A report surfaced that the Lakers are not rushing to announce a new coach with the hopes that a top free agent like LeBron James will join Kobe Bryant in LA and provide input on the Lakers' next coach. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 6:01 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Work Out Top Draft Prospects

Lakers Work Out Top Draft Prospects

Aaron Gordon from the University of Arizona was a standout personality on the Lakers' first day of pre-NBA Draft workouts. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:21 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Invite 12 Players To Work Out

Lakers Invite 12 Players To Work Out

The Los Angeles Lakers are hosting workouts with 12 players entering the NBA Draft Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 10:55 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Should Lakers Target Derek Fisher Next?

Should Lakers Target Derek Fisher Next?

The Los Angeles Lakers have already interviewed a handful of candidates, and Derek Fisher may be next on the interview list. Read »

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12:52 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Central To Lakers' Coaching Search

Kobe Bryant Central To Lakers' Coaching Search

The Los Angeles Lakers are searching for their next coach, and Kobe Bryant is the point of focus this offseason, once again. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers learned their fate on Tuesday after entering the lottery with the sixth best odds to finish with the No. 1 overall pick for the 2014 NBA draft. Read »

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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.
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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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NFL Roundup: Week 12

NFL Roundup: Week 12

Here's who won and who lost in the twelfth week of the 2014 NFL season.

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday Spotlight

Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. on Sunday Spotlight

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UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

UCLA Beats USC 38-20 in Battle for LA

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Lakers Coach Explains Lineup Philosophy

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Buffalo Bills Hitch Rides Aboard Snowmobiles

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Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

Jose Canseco Pranks Everyone with Finger Hoax

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