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Thursday, Feb 27, 2014 at 12:10 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Players Siding With Gasol Over D'Antoni

Players Siding With Gasol Over D'Antoni

Did Mike D'Antoni just lose the Lakers' locker room to Pau Gasol? Read »

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014 at 2:35 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Grizzlies: Will It Get Worse?

Lakers at Grizzlies: Will It Get Worse?

Lakers are in Memphis on Wednesday, and this game will be telling of where the season will go. 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 »

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 11:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Beat Celtics With Bazemore & Brooks

Lakers Beat Celtics With Bazemore & Brooks

Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks led Lakers past Celtics on Friday night. 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, Feb 20, 2014 at 7:56 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

No Trade: Pau Gasol Stays With Lakers

No Trade: Pau Gasol Stays With Lakers

Pau Gasol spoke to the LA media shortly after the NBA's trade deadline. 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 »

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 at 10:12 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol Wants to Stay in LA

Pau Gasol expressed his feelings on the possibility of being traded to NBCLA.com Read »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:58 PM
Pau Gasol Answers Trade Questions

Pau Gasol Answers Trade Questions

Lakers center Pau Gasol is flattered by the interest in his services as the trade deadline approaches, and acknowledges the offers on the table. Feb 13, 2014. Watch »

Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Video: Pau Gasol Talks Trade

Video: Pau Gasol Talks Trade

Lakers center Pau Gasol responds to question asking him to explain his feelings on being traded or not traded prior to the upcoming NBA Trade deadline. Feb. 13, 2014. Watch »

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2014 at 11:24 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol Set To Miss 2 Weeks

Pau Gasol Set To Miss 2 Weeks

Pau Gasol due to miss 2 weeks with groin injury Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 9:47 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Trade Rumor: Gasol To the Suns?

Trade Rumor: Gasol To the Suns?

The Phoenix have been linked with Pau Gasol and the Lakers 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 »

Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 at 4:41 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol Out Injured For One Week

Pau Gasol Out Injured For One Week

Pau Gasol out minimum of one week with Groin Injury Read »

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 2:32 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

With Lakers Struggling, Gasol Speaking For Team

Pau Gasol has been the strong face and voice of the Lakers' team in a crumbling season 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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