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Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 11:48 AM PST

Lakers Hit Halfway Point...Playoffs?

Lakers Hit Halfway Point...Playoffs?

After winning three of their last four games, Luke Walton's Lakers are only 2.0 games out of the eighth seed in the Western Conference Playoff race

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 04:42 AM PST

Lakers Beat Magic, Win Third Straight at Home

Lakers Beat Magic, Win Third Straight at Home

The Los Angeles Lakers won their third straight home game and fourth game overall with a victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday evening at Staples Center

Saturday, Jan 7, 2017 at 02:56 AM PST

Clarkson Ejected in Wild Night at Staples Center

Clarkson Ejected in Wild Night at Staples Center

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat to win for the second time in three games

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 09:49 PM PST

Former Angels Pitcher 'Read' Over 2,000 Books in 2016

Former Angels Pitcher 'Read' Over 2,000 Books in 2016

Former Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher Chuck Finley reportedly read over 2,361 books in 2016...or did he?

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017 at 10:29 PM PST

Blazers Comeback From 14 Down, Beat Lakers

Blazers Comeback From 14 Down, Beat Lakers

The Portland Trail Blazers out executed the Los Angeles Lakers down the stretch and came back to win after trailing by as many as 14 points on Thursday night.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 11:45 PM PST

Doc Rivers Implements New Policy For Technical Fouls

Doc Rivers Implements New Policy For Technical Fouls

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers addressed the team's technical foul troubles on Wednesday night and implemented a new team policy to change the culture of the NBA's most complaining team.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 11:44 PM PST

Clippers Claw Back to Beat Grizzlies

Clippers Claw Back to Beat Grizzlies

Austin Rivers had a game-high 28 points and the Los Angeles Clippers clawed back to beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 115-106, on Wednesday night at Staples Center.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 09:10 PM PST

Adoree' Jackson Opens Up About Future at USC

Adoree' Jackson Opens Up About Future at USC

NBC LA spoke with USC Trojans cornerback and return specialist, Adoree' Jackson shortly after the Rose Bowl to discuss the game, his injury and his future.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 05:15 PM PST

Watch: Nick Young Gyrating on the Court

Watch: Nick Young Gyrating on the Court

Lakers guard Nick Young hits a three and proceeds to gyrate on the court in utter joy, which is not the first time he's made headlines for his three-point shot

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 10:09 PM PST

Kings Sweep Rival Sharks in Different Years

Kings Sweep Rival Sharks in Different Years

The Los Angeles Kings completed a quick home-and-home series against the rival San Jose Sharks with a 3-2 victory on New Years Eve at Staples Center and a 2-1 victory on Tuesday at the SAP Center.

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Follow the latest in professional sports across Southern California.

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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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