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By Shahan Ahmed

Lakers-Grizzlies Preview: Gasol Brothers and D12

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard play a vital roles as Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, and the Memphis Grizzlies attempt to sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in the season series. Read »

Friday, Apr 5, 2013 at 12:36 AM
Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard Talk Grizzlies

Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard discuss playing against Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies. Video shot on April 4, 2013 at Los Angeles Lakers practice. Watch »

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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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IOC says North Korea to Have 22 Athletes in 5 Olympic Sports

IOC says North Korea to Have 22 Athletes in 5 Olympic Sports

A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony. A total of 12...
Clarkson Leads Injured Lakers To Victory

Clarkson Leads Injured Lakers To Victory

Without Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope available to play due to injuries, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 99-86 at Staple Center behind 33 points, seven rebounds and seven...
Jared Goff is PFWA's Most Improved Player

Jared Goff is PFWA's Most Improved Player

On Friday, The Pro Football Writers of America announced that Jared Goff has been named the NFL’s Most Improved Player of the Year.
Lakers Beat Pacers: Luke Walton Postgame

Lakers Beat Pacers: Luke Walton Postgame

For the first time during the 2017-18 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers won without Lonzo Ball, and Lakers coach Luke Walton spoke about how his team managed to beat a playoff team without three starters...
Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's Hilarious Postgame Interview

Lakers: Jordan Clarkson's Hilarious Postgame Interview

After scoring 33 points, along with handing out seven assists and grabbing seven rebounds to lead the Lakers to victory, Jordan Clarkson gave a hilarious postgame interview where he was shocked to learn...
IOC Creates Pool of Russians Eligible for Winter Olympics

IOC Creates Pool of Russians Eligible for Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee said Friday it has created a pool of 389 Russians who are eligible to compete under a neutral flag at next month's Winter Olympics amid the country's doping scandal. An...