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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 8:45 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Play Season Finale in San Antonio

Lakers Play Season Finale in San Antonio

The Los Angeles Lakers wrap up an historically bad season on Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:14 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young "Pretty Much" Opting Out

Nick Young

The Lakers had the day off, but Nick Young still managed to make news on Tuesday in San Antonio Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:48 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Young Scores 41, as Lakers Beat Jazz

Young Scores 41, as Lakers Beat Jazz

Entering Monday's game against the Utah Jazz, the Los Angles Lakers were on a seven-game losing streak, but Nick Young scored 41 points and broke that streak. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:57 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Need Loss Vs. Jazz

Lakers Need Loss Vs. Jazz

A loss against the Utah Jazz on Monday would help the Los Angeles Lakers more than it would hurt them in the team's historically bad season. Read »

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 3:57 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Say Goodbye to Staples For Summer

Lakers Say Goodbye to Staples For Summer

Sunday night may be the final time Pau Gasol appears at Staples Center as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. Read »

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 at 11:57 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Play Final Home Game on Sunday

Lakers Play Final Home Game on Sunday

In their final home game of the season, the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Memphis Grizzlies Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 8:39 PM
Nick Young Talks Tanking

Nick Young Talks Tanking

At the last practice of the season, Lakers guard Nick Young talks about tanking and jokes about draftees taking the current players' spots. Watch »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 10:29 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Warriors Ravage Lakers

Warriors Ravage Lakers

The Lakers lost their 54th game of the season on Friday night, as the Golden State Warriors put the home team away with a triple-double performance from Stephen Curry.. Read »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 12:11 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Xavier Henry Has Successful Surgeries

Xavier Henry Has Successful Surgeries

Lakers announce Xavier Henry surgeries were successful, and the guard is expected to have a full recovery by the start of training camp. Read »

Friday, Apr 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Host Warriors For Final Friday of Season

Lakers Host Warriors For Final Friday of Season

The Los Angeles Lakers host the Golden State Warriors nearly one year after Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon. Read »

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:20 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Young "Confident" of Return

Lakers Practice: Young

At Lakers practice, Nick Young revealed that he was "confident" the Lakers' front office and his agent would come to an agreement to bring the player back. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 7:21 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash's Season Likely Over

Steve Nash's Season Likely Over

Steve Nash hints his season may be over, but before coming off the court, Nash passed Mark Jackson and reached third all-time on the assists list. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 5:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Agree to Extension With GM Kupchak

Lakers Agree to Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers appear committed to general manager Mitch Kupchak for the foreseeable future Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 1:19 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash, Lakers Make History in Different Ways

Nash, Lakers Make History in Different Ways

Steve Nash had five assists in the first half to move to third on the NBA's all-time assists list, while the Lakers set a record for worse season since moving to LA. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 12:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar Back For Lakers

Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar Back For Lakers

Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar both return for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. 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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Vikings Reverse Course, Ban Peterson Amid Allegations

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Nationals Clinch NL East Division Title, Head to Playoffs

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Orioles Clinch AL East With 8-2 Win Over Blue Jays

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Hernandez

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