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Covering sports across Southern California
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014 at 5:20 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Young "Confident" of Return

Lakers Practice: Young "Confident" of Return

At Lakers practice, Nick Young revealed that he was "confident" the Lakers' front office and his agent would come to an agreement to bring the player back. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:40 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Talks About Time With Lakers, Clippers

Nick Young Talks About Time With Lakers, Clippers

Nick Young compares the LA Lakers and LA Clippers. Read »

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 8:23 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Clippers Beat Lakers 120-97

Clippers Beat Lakers 120-97

The Lakers lost to the Clippers, and the injury season for the Lakers continued into record-breaking territory. Read »

Friday, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Video: Steve Nash Calls Nick Young

Video: Steve Nash Calls Nick Young 'Loco'

Steve Nash calls Nick Young "loco" along with incredible and passionate in Spanish language interview after a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on April 1, 2014. Watch »

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014 at 5:23 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Scores 40, "Had To Be The Shoes"

Nick Young Scores 40, "Had To Be The Shoes"

Nick Young scored a season-high 40 points on Tuesday, and credited his shoes for the performance. Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 9:45 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Nick Young Robbed During Game

Lakers Nick Young Robbed During Game

Burglars broke into Nick Young's house and stole nearly $100,000 worth of items, including his exclusive Nike Air Yeezy 2. Read »

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 4:00 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Beat Magic 103-94

Lakers Beat Magic 103-94

The Lakers beat the Magic on Sunday night, and Jordan Hill played a big role in the victory. 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 »

Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 12:50 PM
Nick Young

Nick Young "Ain't Much Swaggy Can't Do"

Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers announces his return from injury at practice on March 20, 2014. Watch »

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 »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Nick Young Out Against Pacers

Lakers Nick Young Out Against Pacers

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young will sit out against the Indiana Pacers due to a sore knee. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 at 9:22 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Pacers: Opposites Attract

Lakers at Pacers: Opposites Attract

The Los Angeles Lakers take on the team with the best record in the NBA, the Indiana Pacers, on Tuesday. Read »

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Playing Through Pain

Nick Young Playing Through Pain

Nick Young reveals he did not undergo an MRI prior to returning on Sunday Read »

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 5:29 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose, Assume Last Place

Lakers Lose, Assume Last Place

The Lakers dropped to last place in the Western Conference after losing to the Nets on Sunday night. 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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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

Two Los Angeles Dodgers teammates had a bizarre exchange on Twitter last weekend, and things got a little testy.

Rams Make Trade, Pick Offensive Weapons

Rams Make Trade, Pick Offensive Weapons

The Los Angeles Rams made a trade with the Chicago Bears and drafted a wide receiver and a tight end in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft

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...

Kemp, Padres Hand Dodgers 5th Straight Loss

Kemp, Padres Hand Dodgers 5th Straight Loss

Matt Kemp hit a three-run home run off Chris Hatcher in the eighth inning and the San Diego Padres defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Friday night for the team's fifth consecutive loss.

Blazers Deliver Knockout Blow to Clippers in Game 6

Blazers Deliver Knockout Blow to Clippers in Game 6

Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-103 ending their season as they advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs 4-2.