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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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Why Did the Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball

Why Did the Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball

LA local Lonzo Ball was the no. 2 pick in the NBA Draft and appears to be the new face of the LA Lakers' franchise, and according to Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, his father Lavar Ball only helped...

Lakers GM Says Lavar Ball Key to Drafting Lonzo Ball

Lakers GM Says Lavar Ball Key to Drafting Lonzo Ball

Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka explained that a trip to visit Lonzo Ball's family and seeing Lavar Ball interact with his sons and wife, who recently suffered a stroke, was key in the Lakers' decision...

What is the Lakers' Plan?

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Why did the Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell

Why did the Lakers Trade D'Angelo Russell

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Who did the Lakers Draft on Thursday?

Who did the Lakers Draft on Thursday?

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Dodgers Flip The Power Switch in Sweep of Mets

Dodgers Flip The Power Switch in Sweep of Mets

Justin Turner, Enrique Hernandez, and Joc Pederson all homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their seventh consecutive game, 6-3, to complete the four-game sweep over the New York Mets on Thursday night...