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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 at 1:56 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Jazz: Steve Nash Starting

Lakers-Jazz: Steve Nash Starting

At shootaround, Mike D'Antoni announced Steve Nash will start for the Lakers against the Utah Jazz. Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 4:44 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash At Monday's Lakers Practice

Steve Nash At Monday's Lakers Practice

Steve Nash was at LA Lakers practice on Monday, but he did not take part in the full session. Read »

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 at 8:43 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash Hurt As Lakers Fall To Bulls

Steve Nash was hurt in the Lakers' loss to the Bulls, and Chris Kaman broke out with 27 points and 10 rebounds. Read »

Sunday, Feb 9, 2014 at 10:04 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

"I Get It" - Steve Nash Talks Retirement

"I Get It" - Steve Nash Talks Retirement

Steve Nash addresses the calls for retirement. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 8:26 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Turns 40, Lakers Win

Steve Nash Turns 40, Lakers Win

The Lakers beat the 76ers, and Steve Nash was the leading scorer in the game. Read »

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Carry Injuries Into Philadelphia

Lakers Carry Injuries Into Philadelphia

On his 40th birthday, Steve Nash will start for the Lakers against the 76ers. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 9:51 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash Returns As Lakers Lose Seventh Straight

Nash Returns As Lakers Lose Seventh Straight

Nash and Blake return, Hill and Meeks hurt, as Lakers lose to Timberwolves Read »

Tuesday, Feb 4, 2014 at 5:23 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Timberwolves: Nash Back

Lakers-Timberwolves: Nash Back

Steve Nash and Steve Blake are starting for the Lakers against the Timberwolves Read »

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 4:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash, Blake and Farmar Back For Lakers

Nash, Blake and Farmar Back For Lakers

The Lakers announced Steve Blake, Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar may play on Tuesday. Read »

Sunday, Feb 2, 2014 at 2:03 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Super Bowl Sunday

Lakers Practice Report: Super Bowl Sunday

The Los Angeles Lakers met for practice on Sunday, and all the talk was injuries, as usual. Read »

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 3:52 PM
Lakers Practice Video: Steve Nash Back

Lakers Practice Video: Steve Nash Back

Nick Young of the Los Angeles Lakers talks at practice on Jan. 30, 2014 about the returns of Steve Nash, Steve Blake & Jordan Farmar return. Watch »

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:57 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Farmar, Blake Close in on Lakers Returns

Steve Blake, Jordan Farmar and Steve Nash all took part in Thursday's Los Angeles Lakers' practice. Read »

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 6:25 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Steve Nash Back at Lakers Practice

Steve Nash Back at Lakers Practice

Steve Nash returned to Lakers practice on Thursday but will not play in Friday's game. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 9:49 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Good Injury News

Lakers Practice Report: Good Injury News

The Los Angeles Lakers received some positive injury news at Monday's practice. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 7:15 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Injury Update

Lakers Injury Update

Lakers expect to get injury updates for all five injured players, including Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash 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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WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: 'That Was For My Mom'

After his Puerto Rican mother was harassed on social media this week, United States pitcher Marcus Stroman dominated the Puerto Ricans and won the World Baseball Classic MVP for his mom.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

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