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Monday, Mar 9, 2015 at 2:09 PM
Julius Randle On the Lakers' Practice Court

Julius Randle On the Lakers' Practice Court

Lakers rookie Julius Randle is back on the Lakers practice court and talked about the progress he's making after a broken leg and ankle surgery on Mar. 9, 2015. Watch »

Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:30 PM
Ed Davis Talks Clarkson, B-Scott

Ed Davis Talks Clarkson, B-Scott

Lakers forward Ed Davis talks about rookie Jordan Clarkson and coach Byron Scott at practice on Feb. 26, 2015 Watch »

Sunday, Nov 9, 2014 at 1:42 AM
Byron Scott Reacts to Steve Nash's Letter to Fans

Byron Scott Reacts to Steve Nash's Letter to Fans

Lakers coach Byron Scott commented on Steve Nash's open letter to Lakers' fans, and talked about the great point guard coming to terms with the end of his storied career at Lakers practice on Nov 8, 2014. Watch »

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014 at 4:12 PM
Kobe Bryant Explains Trash Talking

Kobe Bryant Explains Trash Talking

Kobe Bryant talks about talking trash with Nick Young at LA Lakers practice on Oct. 2, 2014. Watch »

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 6:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant: "I'm Past Progressions...I'm Me"

Kobe Bryant: "I'm Past Progressions...I'm Me"

Kobe Bryant was making shots and Steve Nash was running the offense for the Los Angeles Lakers in a practice scrimmage on Wednesday afternoon. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 3:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Complete First Practice

Kobe Bryant, Lakers Complete First Practice

The Los Angeles Lakers held their first practice of training camp, and Kobe Bryant talked about how his body felt after a strong conditioning session on September 30, 2014 Read »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:31 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Back on Friday vs Wizards

Nick Young will return to the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday against the Washington Wizards Read »

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:32 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Young Close, Farmar Injured

Lakers Practice: Young Close, Farmar Injured

Jordan Farmar was the newest Laker on the injury table, and Nick Young returned to Lakers practice. Read »

Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 at 11:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Xavier Henry Back

Lakers Practice: Xavier Henry Back

The Lakers practiced ahead of Monday's game in Portland, and Xavier Henry was back with the team. Read »

Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 1:53 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Ready To Go Sunday

Nick Young Ready To Go Sunday

Nick Young ready to return for the Lakers on Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets Read »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 9:45 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Pau Gasol Practices

Lakers: Pau Gasol Practices

Pau Gasol was back at Lakers practice on Tuesday after missing over two weeks due to a groin injury. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2014 at 4:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: More Bad Injury News

Lakers Practice Report: More Bad Injury News

Another day at Lakers practice meant more bad injury news Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 4:44 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash At Monday's Lakers Practice

Steve Nash At Monday's Lakers Practice

Steve Nash was at LA Lakers practice on Monday, but he did not take part in the full session. Read »

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Super Bowl Sunday

Lakers Practice Report: Super Bowl Sunday

The Los Angeles Lakers met for practice on Sunday, and all the talk was injuries, as usual. Read »

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:25 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Back at Lakers Practice

Steve Nash Back at Lakers Practice

Steve Nash returned to Lakers practice on Thursday but will not play in Friday's game. Read »

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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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