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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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They're Back: Brady And Patriots Win AFC vs Steelers

They're Back: Brady And Patriots Win AFC vs Steelers

Tom Brady lead the Patriots back to Super Bowl with 36-17 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers. New England will play Atlanta.

Super Falcons: Atlanta Routs Packers 44-21 for NFC Title

Super Falcons: Atlanta Routs Packers 44-21 for NFC Title

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominated the Green Bay Packers 44-21 to earn the franchise's second Super Bowl appearance.

Lakers Pull-off 'Alternative Win' in Dallas

Lakers Pull-off 'Alternative Win' in Dallas

In Dallas, the Los Angeles Lakers lost by a franchise record 49 points on Sunday afternoon

Current, Former Major Leaguers Die in Car Crashes

Current, Former Major Leaguers Die in Car Crashes

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, the team announced. He was 25 years old. "It is with a heavy and broken heart that we confirm the passing...

Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram Inspires Lakers To Win Over Pacers

Lakers Rookie Brandon Ingram Inspires Lakers To Win Over Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers, and Brandon Ingram had a standout performance against Paul George. Recorded at Staples Center on Jan. 20, 2017 (Courtesy: Shahan Ahmed)

Lakers Snap Losing Streak, Beat Pacers

Lakers Snap Losing Streak, Beat Pacers

The Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers to snap a five-game losing streak, but point guard D'Angelo Russell left the game early on with a mild MCL sprain and did not return