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Saturday, Sep 1, 2018

Lakers Waive Luol Deng Midway Through $72M Deal

Lakers Waive Luol Deng Midway Through $72M Deal

The Los Angeles Lakers waived forward Luol Deng on Saturday, just over two years after signing him to a four-year, $72 million free-agent contract.

Saturday, Aug 25, 2018

Ex-Laker Nick Young Arrested in Hollywood

Ex-Laker Nick Young Arrested in Hollywood

Officers arrested former Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young on suspicion of obstruction and delaying a police investigation during a routine traffic stop in Hollywood.

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018

Kobe Bryant turns 40: Kobe through the years

Kobe Bryant turns 40: Kobe through the years

Take a look at the "Black Mamba" over the years.

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Lakers Unveil Jerseys for 2018-19 Season

Lakers Unveil Jerseys for 2018-19 Season

The Los Angeles Lakers announced a redesigned look to their 2018-19 jerseys on Friday, marking the first overhaul of their iconic uniforms since they first moved into STAPLES Center almost 20 years ago.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

No LeBron, But ESPYs Attendees Abuzz About Newest Laker

No LeBron, But ESPYs Attendees Abuzz About Newest Laker

LeBron James was absent from the ESPYs, but was still the talk of the town on the red carpet under a sizzling sun in Los Angeles.

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Magic Promises to 'Step Down' if Lakers Miss Out on Free Agents Over Two Summers

Magic Promises to 'Step Down' if Lakers Miss Out on Free Agents Over Two Summers

Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Earvin Magic Johnson said that he will step down if he is unable to attract top level free agents in the next two summers.

Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

Lakers Add 2018 Draft Pick in Trade with 76ers

Lakers Add 2018 Draft Pick in Trade with 76ers

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired the 39th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft from the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday, according to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnaworski.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

Andre Ingram To Toss First Pitch at Dodger Stadium

Andre Ingram To Toss First Pitch at Dodger Stadium

Los Angeles Lakers guard Andre Ingram continues his fairy tale week by throwing out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on Friday night

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Lakers Call-Up Andre Ingram and He Delivers

Lakers Call-Up Andre Ingram and He Delivers

At 32 years old, Andre Ingram made his NBA debut in the Los Angeles Lakers' final home game of the season and scored 11 points in the first half without missing a shot.

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018

Isaiah Thomas Says He'll Be Ready For Free Agency

Isaiah Thomas Says He'll Be Ready For Free Agency

Los Angeles Lakers guard Isaiah Thomas explained his decision to undergo surgery on his hip and also said he'll be ready at the start of free agency

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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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