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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 covers the Los Angeles Lakers for NBCLA.com and has done so since 2012. He attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, shootarounds, press conferences and home games. Along with covering the NBA Playoffs in LA for three seasons, Shahan has also covered the Lakers in New York, Cleveland, Las Vegas, San Diego, Beijing and Shanghai. Shahan has also covered the Premier League for Yahoo! Sports in London and Manchester, as well as Spanish Primera Liga in Barcelona and Seville.
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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Kentucky Derby: Final 20 Colts to Be Chosen Wednesday

Kentucky Derby: Final 20 Colts to Be Chosen Wednesday

Twenty-two horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, two more than the maximum field of 20. The entry box closed Wednesday morning, with the post-position draw and setting of the morning-line odds...

Mother and Son Shooters Aim to Make History in Rio

Mother and Son Shooters Aim to Make History in Rio

Going into her eighth Olympics, former shooting champion Nino Salukvadze has plenty of reasons to be proud of her long career. She has something even more special to celebrate in Rio de Janeiro: She and her...

Scott Kamzir Collects 100th Career Win

Scott Kamzir Collects 100th Career Win

Scott Kazmir collected his 100th career win against his former team and the Los Angeles Dodgers got out of their offensive slump with a 10-5 victory over the Rays on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

49ers File for Arbitration in Stadium Rent Dispute

49ers File for Arbitration in Stadium Rent Dispute

The relationship between the San Francisco 49ers and the City of Santa Clara continues to sour. The team on Tuesday announced it has filed for arbitration in an ongoing rent dispute with the Santa Clara Stadium...

'I Am Completely Innocent': Ex-NFL Star Refutes Rape Charges

'I Am Completely Innocent': Ex-NFL Star Refutes Rape Charges

Attorneys for former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield fired back Tuesday against allegations that the NFL star raped a disabled woman, calling the charges "absolutely ridiculous" and saying Stubblefield's...