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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 "Loco"

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 "Ain't Much Swaggy Can't Do"

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 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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High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

High Profile Gymnasts Come Forward, Claim Abuse by Doctor

Three former elite U.S. gymnasts, including 2000 Olympian Jamie Dantzcher, have come forward saying they were sexually abused by a former doctor currently facing trial on a separate matter. Dantzscher, three-time U.S. rhythmic gymnastics champion Jessica Howard and former national team member Jeanette Antolin appeared on "60 Minutes" on Sunday, detailing what they have claimed is sexual abuse by Dr. Larry Nassar. All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for almost three decades before his tenure ended in July 2015 of touching them inappropriately while he disguised the abuse as treatment.

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Bruins Beat Trojans, Get Revenge on USC

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New York Jets Cornerback Faces Charges After Alleged Fight in Pittsburgh

New York Jets Cornerback Faces Charges After Alleged Fight in Pittsburgh

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