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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:40 PM PST

Report: Lakers Hire Rob Pelinka To be New GM

Report: Lakers Hire Rob Pelinka To be New GM

The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly hire Rob Pelinka, who was best known for being Kobe Bryant's agent, as general manager of the team.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 05:13 PM PST

Report: Magic Makes Move, Trades Lou Williams To Houston

Report: Magic Makes Move, Trades Lou Williams To Houston

Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to trade away Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and draft pick

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 03:34 PM PST

Magic Johnson Takes on "Dream Job" With Lakers

Magic Johnson Takes on "Dream Job" With Lakers

Newly named LA Lakers President of Basketball Operations Magic Johnson called his new gig his "Dream Job"

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 11:30 AM PST

OFFICIAL: Magic Johnson Takes Over Lakers Basketball

OFFICIAL: Magic Johnson Takes Over Lakers Basketball

Lakers president Jeanie Buss announced massive changes to the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, parting ways with general manager Mitch Kupchak and replacing Jim Buss with Magic Johnson as President of...

Monday, Feb 20, 2017 at 03:15 PM PST

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

NHL Bye Week Format Takes Center Ice

The National Hockey League included a mandatory bye week for every team this season, but is it beneficial to get an extra week of rest? We take an introspective look at team's performances after a week of rest.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:34 PM PST

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-Year-Old Jagr Hurts L.A. Kings Playoff Chances

45-year-old Jaromir Jagr extended his point streak to five games as he set up Aleksander Barkov's game-winning goal as the Florida Panthers defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night at Staples...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 09:13 PM PST

Bruins Beat Trojans, Get Revenge on USC

Bruins Beat Trojans, Get Revenge on USC

The UCLA Bruins avenged their late January loss when they beat the USC Trojans on Saturday night in Westwood

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 09:01 PM PST

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan Dunks Over DJ Khaled

WATCH: DeAndre Jordan Dunks Over DJ Khaled

Los Angeles Clippers' center DeAndre Jordan got the NBA Slam Dunk Contest off to a hot start as he jumped over a DJ booth, complete with DJ, DJ Khaled on Saturday in New Orleans.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 02:06 PM PST

Young Lakers Feature on All-Star Friday

Young Lakers Feature on All-Star Friday

D'Angelo Russell and Brandon Ingram will represent the Los Angeles Lakers at the 2017 All-Star Rising Stars Challenge

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:34 PM PST

WATCH: Jordan Asks Griffin For Tips on Dunk Contest

WATCH: Jordan Asks Griffin For Tips on Dunk Contest

Los Angeles Clippers' center DeAndre Jordan sat down to interview his friend, teammate, and 2011 winner of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest for advice on this year's competition in New Orleans on Saturday.

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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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