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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

Lakers Get No. 7 Pick in NBA Draft Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers learned their fate on Tuesday after entering the lottery with the sixth best odds to finish with the No. 1 overall pick for the 2014 NBA draft. Read »

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 4:49 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

D'Antoni Still Coach, Lakers GM Wraps Up Year

D'Antoni Still Coach, Lakers GM Wraps Up Year

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak backed his coach's vision of basketball and preached patience during the Lakers' rebuilding process. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 5:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Agree to Extension With GM Kupchak

Lakers Agree to Extension With GM Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers appear committed to general manager Mitch Kupchak for the foreseeable future Read »

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 10:11 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Where Are the Lakers Heading?

Where Are the Lakers Heading?

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak explained the Lakers were well positioned going forward. Read »

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 6:09 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers GM Talks After Trade Deadline

Lakers GM Talks After Trade Deadline

Mitch Kupchak explained the Lakers' lack of big moves at the NBA's Trade Deadline Read »

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Will Not Tank Season

Lakers Will Not Tank Season

The Los Angeles Lakers will not tank the season, according to Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak Read »

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2013 at 7:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Dwight Howard Is Leaving LA...To Make Decision

Dwight Howard Is Leaving LA...To Make Decision

Dwight Howard was still unsure of his final decision as of Tuesday evening, and the Lakers were hopeful he would re-sign with the team. Read »

Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 at 9:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Don't Trade Dwight, Who's Thankful To G.M.

Dwight Howard is "thankful" for support from Mitch Kupchak and Los Angeles Lakers organization, as the Lakers stayed true to their word of not trading Howard at the trade deadline. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013 at 9:49 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers G.M.: Trading Howard "Not Realistic"

Lakers G.M.: Trading Howard

The Los Angeles Lakers returned to practice on Tuesday following the passing of owner Dr. Jerry Buss, and general manager Mitch Kupchak was among the Lakers who addressed the media and again denied that the team... Read »

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers GM: D'Antoni Okay, Lakers' Effort Poor

Lakers GM: D'Antoni Okay, Lakers' Effort Poor

General Manager Mitch Kupchak publicly supported Head Coach Mike D'Antoni's recent decisions, talked about the upcoming trade deadline, and shared his concerns with the players' lack of effort. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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