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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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Jackson's Heisman Hopes turn to Jim Thorpe Award

Jackson's Heisman Hopes turn to Jim Thorpe Award

USC cornerback Adore'e Jackson may not win the Heisman this year, but he did take a home some hardware at the College Football Awards on Thursday.

Sunday Night Football Preview

Sunday Night Football Preview

A preview of Sunday Night Football, when the 11-1 Dallas Cowboys take on the only team to defeat them this season, the New York Giants.

Michael Jordan Wins Rights to His Name in Chinese Characters

Michael Jordan Wins Rights to His Name in Chinese Characters

Basketball legend Michael Jordan now owns his Chinese name, after China's highest court sided with him Thursday following a years long legal battle over a trademark dispute. The former NBA star has fought...

Speights Calls out Teammates for Technical Fouls

Speights Calls out Teammates for Technical Fouls

Los Angeles Clippers center Marreese Speights called out his teammates after a lopsided loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, however many of his teammates and head coach disagreed with his comments.

'Go Back to Africa!' Vandals Deface NFL Player's NJ Home

'Go Back to Africa!' Vandals Deface NFL Player's NJ Home

Police are investigating racist graffiti scrawled on the walls of a New Jersey home belonging to a New York Giants player as a hate crime. Nikita Whitlock, who is black, showed reporters the graffiti — "KKK," a...

Over 1,000 Russians Involved in Organized Doping: Report

Over 1,000 Russians Involved in Organized Doping: Report

A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging "institutional conspiracy" that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corroborating large-scale...