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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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USC's Rose Bowl-Winning Kicker Fights Expulsion

USC's Rose Bowl-Winning Kicker Fights Expulsion

Former University of Southern California kicker Matt Boermeester has filed a petition in Los Angeles Superior Court in an effort to overturn his expulsion following a school investigation of allegations that he...

ESPN Broadcaster Robert Lee Taken Off UVa. Game Over Name

ESPN Broadcaster Robert Lee Taken Off UVa. Game Over Name

ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E.

Gonzalez Gets 2,000th Hit in Dodgers Win

Gonzalez Gets 2,000th Hit in Dodgers Win

Adrian Gonzalez recorded his 2,000th career hit and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-5, on Tuesday night at PNC Park.

Lawyers to See Venus Williams' Cellphone Data After Crash

Lawyers to See Venus Williams' Cellphone Data After Crash

Records from Venus Williams' cellphone will be turned over to attorneys representing the family of a 78-year-old Florida man who died after a June car crash with the tennis star. The Sun Sentinel reported...

50 Million Could Watch Mayweather-McGregor in US Alone

50 Million Could Watch Mayweather-McGregor in US Alone

Combat sports and TV experts say the Connor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather fight should be the biggest pay-per-view event in history with more than 50 million watching in the U.S.