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Thursday, Feb 13, 2014 at 9:01 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Exclusive: Shawne Williams, a Lakers Story

Exclusive: Shawne Williams, a Lakers Story

Shawne Williams shares his story of being waived, falling into depression and fighting his way back to the Lakers. Read »

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 3:45 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nick Young Has Fracture, Williams Returns

Nick Young Has Fracture, Williams Returns

Nick Young is out for a minimum of two weeks; Shawne Williams joins the team on 10-day contract. Read »

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 3:03 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Adjust Lineup To Match Suns

Lakers Adjust Lineup To Match Suns

Against the Phoenix Suns, the Los Angeles Lakers will start their 13th different lineup of the season. Read »

Saturday, Nov 30, 2013 at 11:47 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers in Detroit, Nick Young Wins With Defense

Lakers in Detroit, Nick Young Wins With Defense

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 106-102 Friday, and Nick Young, Shawne Williams, and Wesley Johnson were the stars of the night for LA. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 9:06 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Sign Shawne Williams & Lakers Tickets Info

Lakers Sign Shawne Williams & Lakers Tickets Info

The Los Angeles Lakers announced the signing of Shawne Williams and also announced that individual game tickets go on sale this Saturday. 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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The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

The Vault: Birth of the Hockey Beard

With the playoffs upon us, time to look back at the old days of the superstitious hockey beard. Fred Roggin goes back to 1982 with the LA Kings and he's got a surprise at the end of the story.

Oops! Serena Williams Made Pregnancy Public by Accident

Oops! Serena Williams Made Pregnancy Public by Accident

Tennis superstar Serena Williams on Wednesday dropped a major hint that she could be pregnant, posting a photo of herself on her Snapchat story with the caption "20 weeks." The photo shows Williams in...

Sharapova Wins 1st Match on Return From 15-Month Doping Ban

Sharapova Wins 1st Match on Return From 15-Month Doping Ban

Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday. The five-time...

Kershaw Leads Dodgers Over Giants

Kershaw Leads Dodgers Over Giants

Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over seven innings in another impressive performance in San Francisco's home ballpark, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Giants 2-1 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing...

Jazz Push Clippers to Brink of Elimination

Jazz Push Clippers to Brink of Elimination

Los Angeles is on the brink of elimination after a disappointing 96-92 loss to the Utah Jazz in Game 5 at Staples Center on Tuesday night.

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Buying Miami Marlins: Reports

Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush Group Buying Miami Marlins: Reports

A group led by New York Yankees great Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a deal in place to buy the Miami Marlins for $1.3 billion, according to published reports.