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Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:21 PM PST

USC Upsets No. 8 UCLA 84-76

USC Upsets No. 8 UCLA 84-76

Unranked USC dominated rival UCLA with dead-eye three-point shooting and stunned top prospect Lonzo Ball and the no. 8 team in the nation 84-76.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 07:30 PM PST

Dodgers' Stars Send Motivational Message to Cancer Patient

Dodgers' Stars Send Motivational Message to Cancer Patient

Los Angeles Dodgers players Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez sent a motivational message to Ryan Teixeira, a former college baseball player currently fighting his second separate battle with a rare form of...

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:46 AM PST

Warriors: Jerry West Doing Well After Brief Hospital Visit

Warriors: Jerry West Doing Well After Brief Hospital Visit

The Golden State Warriors say Hall of Famer and team executive board member Jerry West is doing well after a brief hospital visit following a fall.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 07:59 PM PST

Blake Griffin Returns, But Clippers Lose to Sixers

Blake Griffin Returns, But Clippers Lose to Sixers

Blake Griffin returned from a five-week absence, but the Los Angeles Clippers could not muster enough strength on the second night of a back-to-back to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, as they fell 121-110, on...

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:41 PM PST

Luke Walton: "I Don't Believe in" Tanking

Luke Walton: "I Don't Believe in" Tanking

Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton says he doesn't believe in "tanking."

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 06:47 PM PST

Did Jet Lag Cost Dodgers a World Series?

Did Jet Lag Cost Dodgers a World Series?

A new study suggests that jet lag could have played a crucial role on Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers in their 2016 NLCS battle with the Chicago Cubs.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 02:50 PM PST

Lakers Rank Third in NBA Team Merchandise

Lakers Rank Third in NBA Team Merchandise

The Los Angeles Lakers rank third in the NBA in terms of merchandise sold, behind only the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:09 PM PST

Dodgers Acquire 2B Logan Forsythe From Rays

Dodgers Acquire 2B Logan Forsythe From Rays

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired second baseman Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday in exchange for No. 3 pitching prospect, Jose De Leon.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:10 PM PST

Lakers in Last Place After 49-Point Loss

Lakers in Last Place After 49-Point Loss

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered the worst loss in the history of the franchise and followed that up by falling to last place in the Western Conference

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 04:15 PM PST

Lakers Pull-off 'Alternative Win' in Dallas

Lakers Pull-off 'Alternative Win' in Dallas

In Dallas, the Los Angeles Lakers lost by a franchise record 49 points on Sunday afternoon

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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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