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Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report: Kobe Bryant Closes on Return

Lakers Practice Report: Kobe Bryant Closes on Return

Kobe Bryant was back at Los Angeles Lakers practice on Wednesday, and his return to the Lakers over the weekend seemed even more likely than a day earlier. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 5:00 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe Bryant Practices, Return on Friday?

Kobe Bryant Practices, Return on Friday?

Kobe Bryant was back at Los Angeles Lakers practice, and his return to playing games appeared to be imminent; also, Steve Nash returned to practice for the first time in over four weeks. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:36 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Expect Kobe, Nash at Tuesday's Practice

Lakers Expect Kobe, Nash at Tuesday's Practice

Both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are expected to take part in Tuesday's Los Angeles Lakers practice. Read »

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 12:37 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash Not Retiring, Kobe Out Vs. Warriors

Nash Not Retiring, Kobe Out Vs. Warriors

At Friday morning shootaround, Kobe Bryant did not take part, Steve Nash denied talk of retirement, and Chris Kaman was doubtful for Friday night's game against the Golden State Warriors. Read »

Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Host Pistons But All Talk is Kobe Bryant

Lakers Host Pistons But All Talk is Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles Lakers met for morning shootaround ahead of the Detroit Pistons coming to Staples Center on Sunday evening, but all talk was about Kobe Bryant and his recovery from a torn Achilles. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 at 2:53 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report - Nash & Team Identity

Lakers Practice Report - Nash & Team Identity

The Los Angeles Lakers held practice on Veterans Day, and Steve Nash was present to talk about how he feeling after failing to finish Sunday's game against the T-Wolves. Read »

Monday, Nov 11, 2013 at 5:04 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Lose Game and Nash

Lakers Lose Game and Nash

The Los Angeles Lakers lost in a bad way to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and to add injury to insult, Steve Nash left the game with back problems. Read »

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Sick Gasol, Lakers Host Duncan-less Spurs

Sick Gasol, Lakers Host Duncan-less Spurs

The Los Angeles Lakers host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at Staples Center, and the team met for a morning shootaround/practice session earlier in the day. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 at 4:24 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Clippers Game Day: Shootaround

Lakers-Clippers Game Day: Shootaround

Pau Gasol will lead the Los Angeles Lakers into the 2013-14 NBA season opener against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night at Staples Center. Read »

Sunday, Oct 27, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice Report - Oct. 27

Lakers Practice Report - Oct. 27

The Los Angeles Lakers met in El Segundo on Oct. 27 for their first practice following the end of preseason. Read »

Thursday, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:15 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Kobe on Dwight: 'There Was Constant Tension'

The Los Angeles Lakers met at their practice facility in El Segundo Thursday afternoon, when Kobe Bryant, Mike D’Antoni and Steve Nash all took turns being surrounded by inquisitive reporters to provide updates... Read »

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Shootaround Report: Game 3

Lakers Shootaround Report: Game 3

The Los Angeles Lakers were not optimistic about Steve Nash playing on Friday night, so Andrew Goudelock and Darius Morris are expected to start against the Spurs in Game 3 at Staples Center. Read »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Lakers-Spurs: Nash Talks Age, Injuries

Lakers-Spurs: Nash Talks Age, Injuries

The Los Angeles Lakers talk about playing against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of their first round playoffs series, and with Steve Nash doubtful, Dwight Howard has offered to play some point guard. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers Practice: Nash Doubtful, Blake Out

Steve Nash was listed as doubtful, Jodie Meeks was even more doubtful, and Steve Blake was out indefinitely as the Lakers injury troubles continued into Game 3 against the Spurs. Read »

Thursday, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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By Shahan Ahmed

Nash, Blake, Meeks Latest Lame Lakers

Nash, Blake, Meeks Latest Lame Lakers

Steve Nash and Steve Blake are questionable due to hamstring injuries suffered in the Lakers' Game 2 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, and Jodie Meeks was scheduled for an MRI on Thursday for a sprained ankle. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed regularly attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, home games, and press conferences. Since becoming a writer in 2009, Shahan has published sports articles and blog posts for various international and domestic news outlets. He currently resides in Santa Monica.
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