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ARCO Arena


Location One Sports Parkway, Sacramento, California 95834
Broke ground 1987
Opened 1988
Owner The Maloof family
Operator The Maloof family
Construction cost $40 million USD
Architect Rann Haight
Tenants
Sacramento Kings (NBA) (1988-present)
Sacramento Monarchs (WNBA) (1997-present)
Sacramento Attack (AFL) (1992)
Sacramento Knights (CISL - WISL) (1993-2001)
Capacity
Basketball: 17,317

ARCO Arena is an indoor arena located in Sacramento, California, United States. After playing in the make-shift facility called the Original ARCO Arena, this version was completed in 1988, at a cost of $40 million — entirely privately financed. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 129 × 57 pixelsFull resolution (129 × 57 pixel, file size: 4 KB, MIME type: image/gif) This is a logo of a corporation, team, or other organization related to sports, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 536 pixelsFull resolution (800 × 536 pixel, file size: 95 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Arco Arena. ... Nickname: River City Location of Sacramento in California County Sacramento Government  - Mayor Heather Fargo Area  - City  99. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Maloof family is of Lebanese descent. ... The Maloof family is of Lebanese descent. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sacramento Monarchs is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Sacramento, California. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Stub | Defunct American football teams ... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The name Sacramento Knights has been used by two different soccer clubs. ... The Continental Indoor Soccer League was an indoor soccer league that played from 1993 to 1997. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The following is a list of indoor arenas. ... Nickname: River City Location of Sacramento in California County Sacramento Government  - Mayor Heather Fargo Area  - City  99. ... ARCO Arena, originally called the Sacramento Sports Arena, was an indoor arena in Sacramento, California. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


It is home to the Sacramento Kings of the NBA and the WNBA's Sacramento Monarchs. The arena seats 17,317 for basketball, and has 30 luxury suites and 412 club seats. The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Sacramento Monarchs is a Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Sacramento, California. ... Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ...


The arena has been noted for its loud character and continual at-capacity crowds, which, combined with wood floors, make it a tough environment for visiting teams. It is considered the loudest NBA arena. The arena has hosted the NCAA Tournament four times as a first and second rounds venue in 1994, 1998, 2002, and 2007. In 1993 and 1994, the arena also hosted several NHL exhibition and neutral site games. It played host to the Ultimate Fighting Championship's UFC 65 on November 18, 2006. It also is a regular stop for World Wrestling Entertainment events, including two pay-per-views (Royal Rumble 1993 and Judgment Day 2001). // Final four redirects here. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean [1]. // Coated in ice, power and telephone lines sag and often break, resulting in power outages. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... UFC 65: Bad Intentions was a mixed martial arts held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on November 18, 2006 at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento, California – the UFC’s first show at this venue. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... Promotional poster of Royal Rumble 1993 Royal Rumble 1993 was the sixth annual Royal Rumble professional wrestling pay-per-view event from the World Wrestling Federation. ... Judgment Day is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ...


ARCO Arena hosted a 1995 Billy Graham crusade which brought the fourth largest crowds in arena history. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


There was another sports venue with that exact same name, which was known as the original ARCO Arena (1985-1988), where the Kings played their home games for three seasons (1985 to 1988), after moving from Kansas City. It had a capacity of 10,333 seats. The original ARCO Arena was a professional basketball venue, that served as the first home of the Sacramento Kings (since abandoning Kansas City and the Kemper Arena) between 1985 and 1988. ... The 1985-86 NBA Season was the 40th season of the National Basketball Association. ... The 1987-88 NBA Season was the 42nd season of the National Basketball Association. ... Nickname: City of Fountains Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...

There has recently been a campaign by the Maloof family to build a new $600 million facility in Sacramento, which is to be taxpayer funded. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 1,014 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by ClonedPickle on February 28, 2007. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 1,014 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Taken by ClonedPickle on February 28, 2007. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... The Maloof family is of Lebanese descent. ...


ARCO Arena is located in a once isolated area on the expanding northern outskirts of the city. It was constructed at a cost of just $40 million, the lowest of any venue in the NBA. It is the third-smallest arena in the NBA. Only KeyArena in Seattle (17,072) and Orlando's Amway Arena (17,248) have smaller seating capacities. KeyArena at Seattle Center is located north of downtown Seattle, USA on the grounds of Seattle Center (the site of 1962s Century 21 Exposition, a Worlds Fair). ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Nickname: The City Beautiful, O-Town, 407 Location in Orange County and the state of Florida. ... Amway Arena (formerly known as the Orlando Arena, TD Waterhouse Centre, and The Arena in Orlando [1], and colloquially known by the nickname of O-Rena) is an indoor arena in Orlando, Florida. ...


The namesake sponsor of the arena, energy company ARCO, has had corporate sponsorship since the arena's inception as well as the original ARCO Arena. On March 19, 2007, the Maloof brothers announced a multi-year agreement extension of the naming rights of ARCO Arena [1]. An ARCO gas station in Los Angeles ARCO (an acronym for Atlantic Richfield Company) is an American oil company that was formed by the merger of East Coast-based Atlantic Refining and California-based Richfield Petroleum in 1966. ...


Trivia

  • A partially built baseball stadium is located on the northern end of the arena. Financing for the stadium fell through, and eventually was abandoned. The construction of Raley Field dashed hopes of finishing the project, however there have been talks of converting this location to a soccer stadium.
  • ARCO Arena set a Guiness world record for loudest indoor arena by reaching over 130 dB on November 8, 2006

Raley Field is the home of the Sacramento River Cats minor league baseball team in the Pacific Coast League. ...

External links

  • ARCO Arena official website
Preceded by
ARCO Arena (First)
19851988
Home of the
Sacramento Kings
1988–present
Succeeded by
current

Coordinates: 38°38′56.52″N, 121°31′4.73″W ARCO Arena, originally called the Sacramento Sports Arena, was an indoor arena in Sacramento, California. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...



Current arenas in the National Basketball Association
Western Conference Eastern Conference
American Airlines Center | ARCO Arena | AT&T Center | EnergySolutions Arena | FedExForum | Ford Center | KeyArena | New Orleans Arena | Oracle Arena | Pepsi Center | Rose Garden Arena | Staples Center | Target Center | Toyota Center | US Airways Center Air Canada Centre | AmericanAirlines Arena | Amway Arena | Bradley Center | Charlotte Bobcats Arena | Conseco Fieldhouse | Continental Airlines Arena | Madison Square Garden | The Palace of Auburn Hills | Philips Arena | Quicken Loans Arena | TD Banknorth Garden | United Center | Verizon Center | Wachovia Center
Current arenas in the Women's National Basketball Association
Eastern Conference Western Conference
Conseco Fieldhouse | Madison Square Garden | Mohegan Sun Arena | The Palace of Auburn Hills | UIC Pavilion | Verizon Center ARCO Arena | AT&T Center | KeyArena | Staples Center | Target Center | Toyota Center | US Airways Center

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