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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 04:41 AM PDT

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 the...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:44 PM PDT

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 at...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 01:01 AM PDT

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball at No. 2

Lakers Draft Lonzo Ball at No. 2

The Los Angeles Lakers selected point guard Lonzo Ball out of UCLA with the no. 2 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:33 AM PDT

Puig Angers Mets With Slow Home Run Trot

Puig Angers Mets With Slow Home Run Trot

Los Angeles Dodgers' outfielder Yasiel Puig is officially on the bad side of Mets' first baseman Wilmer Flores and other New York teammates after the Cuban slugger stared at his three-run home run and then...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:06 AM PDT

Puig, Grandal Put Dodgers Back in 1st Place

Puig, Grandal Put Dodgers Back in 1st Place

Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and Yasmani Grandal hit two, as the Los Angeles Dodgers took over sole possession of first place in the National League West with an 8-2 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday...

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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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