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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014 at 4:46 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose After Poor 3rd Quarter

Lakers Lose After Poor 3rd Quarter

The Lakers lost 104-92 to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 2:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Shootaround Report: Pacers Tonight

Lakers Shootaround Report: Pacers Tonight

Mike D'Antoni was asked about Magic Johnson's criticism and talked about Steve Nash at shootaround ahead of the Lakers games against the Pacers. Read »

Thursday, Jan 23, 2014 at 1:36 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Pau Gasol's Impressive Numbers

Pau Gasol's Impressive Numbers

Lakers center Pau Gasol is back to playing at an All-Star level. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 10:48 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Team Report

Lakers Team Report

The Lakers are in Miami to face the Heat Read »

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 10:26 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Standing Up To Challenge

Lakers Standing Up To Challenge

Pau Gasol hopes to continue strong play when Lakers take on Bulls on Monday evening. Read »

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 1:46 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers at Celtics: Rivalry Game

Lakers at Celtics: Rivalry Game

On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Boston Celtics in the NBA's all-time rivalry game. Read »

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:35 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Inside The Numbers: Lakers Defense?

Inside The Numbers: Lakers Defense?

A look inside the numbers reveals the Lakers don't play defense Read »

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 4:07 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Struggling Lakers Meet Stumbling Suns

Struggling Lakers Meet Stumbling Suns

The Los Angeles Lakers play the Phoenix Suns on the second night of a back-to-back. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 at 12:50 AM
Lakers Star's Awkward Interview Moment

Lakers Star's Awkward Interview Moment

Pau Gasol, of the Los Angeles Lakers, was giving his post game interview when a phone went off, and his reaction to the ringtone was hilariously priceless. Watch »

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers: Pau Gasol Probable Vs. Cavs

Lakers: Pau Gasol Probable Vs. Cavs

Pau Gasol took part in Lakers shootaround but remains a game-time decision. Read »

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 6:28 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young to Lakers Fans: "Stick With It"

Nick Young to Lakers Fans: "Stick With It"

Nick Young talked about the loss to the Clippers and told Lakers fans to stick with the team. Read »

Thursday, Jan 9, 2014 at 6:07 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose To Rockets

Lakers Lose To Rockets

One horrific third quarter cost the Los Angeles Lakers Wednesday's game in Houston. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 2:26 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers At Mavericks: Preview

Lakers At Mavericks: Preview

Pau Gasol and Dirk Nowitzki go head-to-head when the Lakers take on the Mavericks on Tuesday night in Dallas. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 8:19 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Choose Gasol Over Money

Lakers Choose Gasol Over Money

The Lakers chose Pau Gasol over money, and that's not so bad, is it? Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 6:03 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Trade Talks Hurting Team

Lakers Trade Talks Hurting Team

Pau Gasol's trade talks are having an effect on the Los Angeles Lakers 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.

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

The National Hockey League included a mandatory bye week for every team this season, but is it beneficial to get an extra week of rest? We take an introspective look at team's performances after a week of rest.

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-year-old Jaromir Jagr extended his point streak to five games as he set up Aleksander Barkov's game-winning goal as the Florida Panthers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night at Staples Center.

Bruins Beat Trojans, Get Revenge on USC

Bruins Beat Trojans, Get Revenge on USC

The UCLA Bruins avenged their late January loss when they beat the USC Trojans on Saturday night in Westwood

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan Dunks Over DJ Khaled

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan Dunks Over DJ Khaled

Los Angeles Clippers' center DeAndre Jordan got the NBA Slam Dunk Contest off to a hot start as he jumped over a DJ booth, complete with DJ, DJ Khaled on Saturday in New Orleans.

New York Jets Cornerback Faces Charges After Alleged Fight in Pittsburgh

New York Jets Cornerback Faces Charges After Alleged Fight in Pittsburgh

Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend. Revis entered a Municipal Courts building Friday. He didn't answer questions on his way in.