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Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: End Of World Peace

Lakers: End Of World Peace

The Los Angeles Lakers lost Metta World Peace to a lateral meniscus tear during Monday's game, and the team announced that World Peace would immediately undergo surgery but would not be available for a... Read »

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:08 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers in Minnesota For Rubio, Timberwolves

Lakers in Minnesota For Rubio, Timberwolves

The Los Angeles Lakers look turn the tide against the Minnesota Timberwolves, but Metta World Peace will not be available for the Lakers on Wednesday evening. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:18 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Warriors Hold on Against Kobe and Lakers

Warriors Hold on Against Kobe and Lakers

Kobe Bryant led the Los Angeles Lakers in a late-comeback that fell short against the Golden State Warriors in a game that added injury to insult. Read »

Sunday, Mar 3, 2013 at 10:32 AM
Lakers' Metta World Peace Pops Off On Flagrant Fouls

Lakers' Metta World Peace Pops Off On Flagrant Fouls

In part 2 of the Metta World Peace discussion about flagrant fouls, World Peace asks why hard intentional fouls on Dwight Howard are not considered flagrant fouls. Watch »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 5:26 PM
Metta World Peace Comments On

Metta World Peace Comments On 'Dirty Player'

Metta World Peace discussed his reputation of being a 'dirty player' and explained why he plays with toughness. Shot by @shahanLA on March 2, 2013. Watch »

Saturday, Mar 2, 2013 at 6:22 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Saturday in Laker-Land

The Los Angeles Lakers practiced on Saturday, and Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Metta World Peace, Antawn Jamison, and Mike D'Antoni hit on a number of topics including World Peace's upgraded flagrant foul. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013 at 7:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

World Peace Suspended, Howard Hurt for Lakers vs. Nets

World Peace Suspended, Howard Hurt for Lakers vs. Nets

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets without Metta World Peace (suspension) and Dwigth Howard (shoulder injury) on Tuesday night at the Barclay's Center. Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 12:32 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Metta World Peace's Funny Post-Game Video: Part 2

This is Part 2 of the funny Metta World Peace post-game talk with the media where he blames the media for focusing on stars, having low expectations and becoming Clippers fans. Read »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:40 AM
Metta World Peace Rant Part 2

Metta World Peace Rant Part 2

This funny video was filmed at Metta World Peace's locker on Jan. 13, 2013 after the Lakers' victory over Cavs. Watch »

Monday, Jan 14, 2013 at 9:23 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Beat Cavs, Peace Speaks His Mind

Metta World Peace argued that the Lakers beating the Cavaliers was no big deal after the 113-93 Sunday night victory at Staples Center (see video above). Read »

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 10:08 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Earl Clark Gives Lakers Hope Against Spurs

Earl Clark Gives Lakers Hope Against Spurs

The Lakers lost to the Spurs, but Earl Clark and Metta World Peace did more than their part to keep the game close and give Los Angeles a chance at the end. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 6:16 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Says Lakers' Lack Energy Due To Old Age

Kobe Says Lakers' Lack Energy Due To Old Age

The Lakers' age has come to question several times this season, but after Tuesday's loss, Kobe Bryant flat out stated, "We're old." Read »

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Back: May Play Saturday

Steve Nash Back: May Play Saturday

The Los Angeles Lakers got a major boost on Thursday when Steve Nash took part in a full practice and said he might play Saturday, but admitted Christmas Day was more likely. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 at 11:50 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

D'Antoni Happy With World Peace in Win Over Bobcats

D'Antoni Happy With World Peace in Win Over Bobcats

Pau Gasol returned and Kobe Bryant entered beast mode with another 30-point game as the Lakers beat the Bobcats 101-100, but the surprise of the game was Metta World Peace coming off the bench. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers vs Kings Preview: D'Antoni Believes in World Peace

Lakers vs Kings Preview: D'Antoni Believes in World Peace

D'Antoni Takes Lake Show on the Road to Sacramento 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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Kershaw KO's Six-Game Losing Streak

Kershaw KO's Six-Game Losing Streak

Clayton Kershaw threw a complete game shutout and knocked in the game's only run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon, snapping their six-game home losing streak.

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez Writes Message to Team

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez Writes Message to Team

Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman, Adrian Gonzalez, wrote a classic and familiar message to the team on Saturday night after they lost their sixth consecutive game at home. See what he said here.

Padres Deal Dodgers 6th Straight Loss

Padres Deal Dodgers 6th Straight Loss

San Diego scored five runs on five doubles and the Padres beat the Dodgers 5-2 on Friday night for Los Angeles' sixth straight loss.

Dodgers' Teammates Feud on Twitter

Dodgers' Teammates Feud on Twitter

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Rams Make Trade, Pick Offensive Weapons

Rams Make Trade, Pick Offensive Weapons

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Dolphins' Tunsil Declines to Address Past

Dolphins' Tunsil Declines to Address Past

At a Friday press conference where the Miami Dolphins were expected to introduce Laremy Tunsil, the NFL's 13th draft pick was a no-show. Team officials said he couldn't attend due to an allergic reaction. Tunsil...