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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Grizzlies Preview: Gasol Brothers and D12

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard play a vital roles as Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, and the Memphis Grizzlies attempt to sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in the season series. Read »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard discuss playing against Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies. Video shot on April 4, 2013 at Los Angeles Lakers practice. Watch »

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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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Maeda Looks Like Old Self in Dodgers Win

Maeda Looks Like Old Self in Dodgers Win

Kenta Maeda found his form during seven solid innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Friday night.

Clippers Force Game 7 With Win Over Jazz

Clippers Force Game 7 With Win Over Jazz

The Los Angeles Clippers did the impossible, and forced a Game 7 at home on Sunday afternoon after they shocked the Utah Jazz, 98-93, in Salt Lake City on Friday night.

Bellinger Ready for Bright Lights of Dodger Stadium

Bellinger Ready for Bright Lights of Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers top prospect, Cody Bellinger, made his MLB debut on Tuesday, but will start under the bright lights of Dodger Stadium for the first time on Friday.

Larry Bird Steps Down as Pacers President: Source

Larry Bird Steps Down as Pacers President: Source

Larry Bird is stepping down as president of the Indiana Pacers, a person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press. Kevin Pritchard is being elevated from general manager to the team's...

Tirico Takes Over for Hammond on NBC's Horse Racing Coverage

Tirico Takes Over for Hammond on NBC's Horse Racing Coverage

Mike Tirico is taking the reins from Tom Hammond as a host of NBC's Triple Crown horse racing coverage. Tirico adds the job to his recently announced duties as host of the network's prime-time Olympics coverage...

'Hello?': Adoree' Jackson Almost Hangs Up on Titans

'Hello?': Adoree' Jackson Almost Hangs Up on Titans

Former USC Trojan Adoree' Jackson almost put down the phone after a long pause. Fortunately, he didn't -- the NFL's Tennessee Titans were calling to let him know he was their draft pick.