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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 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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