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Staples Center

Staples Center
Location 1111 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, California 90015
Broke ground March 31, 1998
Opened October 17, 1999
Owner L.A. Arena Company
Anschutz Entertainment Group
Operator L.A. Arena Company
Anschutz Entertainment Group
Construction cost $375 million USD
Architect NBBJ
Tenants
Los Angeles Lakers (NBA) (1999-present)
Los Angeles Clippers (NBA) (1999-present)
Los Angeles Sparks (WNBA) (2001-present)
Los Angeles Kings (NHL) (1999-present)
Los Angeles Avengers (AFL) (2000-present)
Los Angeles D-Fenders (D-League) (2006-present)
Capacity
Basketball: 18,997
Hockey: 18,118
Arena Football: 18,118
Concerts: 20,000

Staples Center is a multipurpose sports arena in Downtown Los Angeles, California adjacent to the LA Live development. It is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex. Staples Center was financed privately at a cost of $375 million and is named for the Staples office-supply company, one of the center's corporate sponsors that paid for naming rights.[citation needed] Image File history File links StaplesCenterLogo. ... Image File history File links StaplesCenter. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... is the 90th day of the year (91st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Anschutz Entertainment Group is a sporting and music entertainment presenter and a subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation. ... The Anschutz Entertainment Group is a sporting and music entertainment presenter and a subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation. ... USD redirects here. ... NBBJ is a global architecture firm and design firm based in Seattle, Washington. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... NBA redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... Clippers redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... The Los Angeles Sparks are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. ... NHL redirects here. ... This article is about the year. ... Conference American Division Western Year founded 2000 Home arena Staples Center City, State Los Angeles, California Head Coach Ed Hodgkiss ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles 1: 2005 Wild Card berths 4: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 The Los Angeles Avengers is an Arena Football League (AFL) team based... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The Los Angeles D-Fenders are a team in the NBA Development League. ... The NBA Development League, or D-League, is the National Basketball Associations officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the sport. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... A concert comprises a performance, usually involving some degree of formality, and particularly a performance featuring music. ... For other uses, see Arena (disambiguation). ... Skyline of downtown Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles is the central business district of Los Angeles, California, located close to the geographic center of the metropolitan area. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ... The Los Angeles Convention Center is a convention center in Los Angeles. ... USD redirects here. ... Staples, Inc. ... Naming rights are the right to name a piece of property, either tangible property or an event, usually granted in exchange for financial considerations. ...

Contents

History

Staples Center opened on October 17, 1999, and immediately won recognition, becoming a two-time winner of the Pollstar-CIC Arena of the Year award.[citation needed] It has gained fame as the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA, the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL, and the Los Angeles Avengers of the AFL.[citation needed] It is the only arena that is home to five professional sports franchises.[citation needed] is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Pollstar is the worlds largest resource for international concert tour information. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Clippers redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Los Angeles Sparks are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The Womens National Basketball Association (WNBA) is an organization governing a professional basketball league for women in the United States. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. ... NHL redirects here. ... Conference American Division Western Year founded 2000 Home arena Staples Center City, State Los Angeles, California Head Coach Ed Hodgkiss ArenaBowl championships none Conference titles none Division titles 1: 2005 Wild Card berths 4: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 The Los Angeles Avengers is an Arena Football League (AFL) team based... The Arena Football League (AFL) was founded in 1987 as an American football indoor league. ...


Hosting more than 250 events and nearly 4 million visitors a year,[citation needed] Staples Center has been a premier venue for high-profile sports and entertainment events as well as events of national and international distinction. Since its opening day, Staples Center has hosted the 2000 Democratic National Convention, the 2002 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, the 2002 NHL All-Star game, the 2004 NBA All-Star Game, the 2004 Pacific Ten Conference Basketball Championships, the WTA Tour Championships from 2002 to 2005, the first ever Latin Grammy Awards in 2000, the annual Grammy Awards since 2000 with the exception of 2003, the Pacific Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament since 2002, the Summer X Games indoor competitions since 2003, the UFC 60 pay per view event, as well as numerous Concerts and HBO Championship Boxing matches.[citation needed] In addition to hosting the attendance record setting WrestleMania 21 in 2005, Staples Center has also hosted WWE Unforgiven in 2002, WWE Judgment Day in 2004, and WWE No Way Out in 2007 as well as other WWE events.[citation needed] The 2000 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party nominated Vice President Al Gore for President and Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman as his Vice President. ... The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is an annual event put on by the United States Figure Skating Association. ... The National Hockey League All-Star Game (French: Match des Étoiles de la Ligue Nationale de Hockey) is an exhibition hockey game that marks the midway point of the National Hockey Leagues regular season, with many of the leagues star players playing against each other. ... The 2004 NBA All-Star Game was played February 15, 2004 at the Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles, CA. Attendance: 19,662 Officials: #29 Steve Javie, #37 Blane Reichelt, #49 Tom Washington Time of Game: 2:32 Western Conference 136 to Eastern Conference 132 MVP... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... The WTA Tour Championships is a tennis tournament played annually at the end of the season for the top-ranked players on the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) tour. ... Grammy Award The Latin Grammy Awards were launched in 2000 with a telecast aired on CBS. It was the first primarily Spanish language prime-time program carried on an English-language television network. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Pacific Ten Conference (Pac-10) is a college athletic conference which operates in the western United States. ... For the computer game series named X, see X (computer game series). ... UFC 60: Hughes vs. ... For the album by The Cure, see Concert (album). ... HBO Boxing is a successful TV series that has shown many of boxings greatest fights and historic events during the last 30 years. ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... Unforgiven is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment, which has been held in September since the 1999 edition. ... Judgment Day is an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment. ... No Way Out is a professional wrestling pay-per-view event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ...


It has held numerous concerts by artists such as Shakira, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Destiny's Child, Barbra Streisand, Justin Timberlake, Cher, Janet Jackson, The Eagles, Keith Urban, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Spice Girls, and many others.[citation needed] This article is about the musician. ... Springsteen redirects here. ... This article is about the American entertainer. ... Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, music video director, and actress. ... Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is a Grammy Award-winning[1] American pop singer, dancer, actress, author and songwriter. ... *NSYNC is a five-part pop music vocal group, specifically a boy band, formed in Orlando, Florida, USA. The group members are James Lance Bass, Joshua Scott Chasez (JC), Joseph Anthony Fatone Junior (Joey), Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick (Chris), and Justin Randall Timberlake. ... This article is about the band. ... This article is about the singer. ... Beyoncé Giselle Knowles (born September 4, 1981) is a popular American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and fashion designer, and is most widely known by the name Beyoncé. Knowles rose to stardom as a founding member and the lead singer of Destinys Child, musics most successful... Destinys Child was an American R&B group. ... Barbra Streisand (pronounced STRY-sand, IPA: ; born April 24, 1942) is an American singer, theatre and film actress, composer, liberal political activist, film producer and director. ... Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981[1]), sometimes known as JT, is an American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, actress, songwriter, record producer, dancer, activist, pop icon, and younger sister of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967, New Zealand), is a New Zealand country music singer. ... Miley Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus[1] on November 23, 1992 in Franklin, Tennessee) is an American actress and singer. ... For the meteorologist of The Weather Channel, see The Weather Channel (United States). ... For other people named Marc Anthony or Mark Anthony, see Mark Anthony. ... The Spice Girls are an English all-female pop group, formed in London in 1994. ...


The arena

There are a total of 12 locker and dressing rooms, including team-specific locker rooms for the Lakers, Clippers, and Kings.[citation needed] There are a series of meeting rooms in the arena, including the Bank of America conference area on the suite level and additional rooms in the attached, three-story office tower.[citation needed] There are extensive hospitality facilities, including a restaurant and club space on the suite level at one end of the arena, overlooking the arena floor.[citation needed] The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Clippers redirects here. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California. ... Bank of America (NYSE: BAC TYO: 8648) is the largest commercial bank in the United States in terms of deposits, and the largest company of its kind in the world. ...

A view of the Staples Center at night

Spectator amenities include a full-service ticket window, 1,200 television monitors throughout the facility, 23 refreshment stands spread among the arena's five concourses, as well as the Fox Sports SkyBox restaurant on the main plaza, the Royal Room on main concourse, the Arena Club and Grand Reserve Club above the premier seating level, and the outdoor City View Grille, offering a look at the downtown skyline.[citation needed] There is also a TeamLA store on the plaza level, accessible from outside the arena, and offers a complete array of apparel and merchandise for the arena's resident teams and top events.[citation needed] Event presentation is augmented by a $2 million specialty lighting package, a $1.5 million Bose sound system, a Mitsubishi eight-sided, center-court scoreboard and videoboard, as well as a fascia board along the upper seating level, provided by Daktronics.[citation needed] Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 2. ... The Fox Sports logo used from 1999 to the present. ... The Bose Corporation is a privately held American company based in Framingham, Massachusetts that specializes in audio equipment. ... For information on Mitsubishi brand computer monitors, see NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America Inc. ... Daktronics NASDAQ: DAKT is an American manufacturer of electronic signage, most notably sports scoreboards, based in Brookings, South Dakota. ...


Staples Center seats up to 20,000 for concerts, 18,997 for basketball, and 18,118 for hockey and arena football.[citation needed] Two-thirds of the arena's seating, including 2,500 club seats, are in the lower bowl, and there are 160 luxury suites, including 15 event suites, on three levels between the lower and upper bowls.[citation needed] The arena's attendance record is held by WWE WrestleMania 21 with a crowd of 20,193 set on April 3, 2005.[citation needed] For the album by The Cure, see Concert (album). ... This article is about the sport. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... Arena football is a sport invented by Jim Foster, a former executive of the United States Football League and the National Football League. ... World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Future developments

Main article: LA Live

Although Staples Center is already a Los Angeles icon, it is only a part of a much larger 4-million ft² development by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) adjoining Staples Center and the Los Angeles Convention Center.[citation needed] A downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment destination, known as LA Live, broke ground on September 15, 2005.[citation needed] LA Live is designed to offer entertainment, retail and residential programming in the downtown Los Angeles area.[citation needed] The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ... The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ...

L.A. Live rendering of Club Nokia

The multi-faceted entertainment destination will feature entertainment venues, restaurants, retail commercial and residential spaces, television and radio broadcast studios, and concert spaces.[citation needed] Highlights of the district will include a four star 1,100 room convention center headquarters hotel known as The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, a 40,000 ft² outdoor plaza, an ESPN broadcast and restaurant facility, Regal Theatres, as well as Club Nokia, the Nokia Theatre Los Angeles, and Nokia Plaza.[citation needed] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Ritz-Carlton is a brand of luxury hotel and resort with 63 properties that are located in major cities and exclusive resort destinations of 21 countries worldwide. ... ESPN, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting and producing sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) is North Americas largest movie theatre chain, operating 6,273 screens in 584 locations in 40 U.S. states. ... This article is about the telecommunications corporation. ... Nokia Theatre is a 28. ...

L.A. Live rendering of Nokia Theatre

Nokia Theatre Los Angeles will be a premier mid-sized music and theatre venue featuring state-of-the-art acoustics and seating for 7,000.[citation needed] The Theatre will host the Latin Grammy Awards and ESPY Awards, as well as numerous other productions from VH1, MTV, and BET.[citation needed] It is also available for corporate shareholder meetings, product launches, and seminars.[citation needed] Club Nokia will be a club for live music and cultural events.[citation needed] The stand-alone club, which will accommodate up to 2,400 patrons, will feature up and coming music acts, bands, and cultural shows.[citation needed] The club may also be used to host private parties and corporate events.[citation needed] Nokia Plaza will a 40,000 ft² open-air plaza that will serve as the central meeting place for Los Angeles' Sports and Entertainment District.[citation needed] The Plaza will serve as one of the district's key anchors, providing a broadcast venue featuring giant LED screens as well as a red carpet site for special events.[citation needed] The Nokia venues will be part of the "Nokia Unwired" marketing platform, which will bring live music to fans in both the Nokia venues and through "Nokia Presents Hard Rock Live" on MTV.[citation needed] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Grammy Award The Latin Grammy Awards were launched in 2000 with a telecast aired on CBS. It was the first primarily Spanish language prime-time program carried on an English-language television network. ... The 10th Anniversary ESPY Award. ... VH1 (VH-1: Video Hits One until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment, at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV. VH1 and sister channel MTV are currently part of the MTV Networks division... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... Bet may refer to: Look up bet in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


In May 2007, a museum honoring the Grammy Awards was announced, and it will be part of the complex.[citation needed] May 2007 is the fifth month of that year. ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music...


Notes

Statue of Magic Johnson at Staples Center.
  • Outside the arena are statues of Wayne Gretzky and Magic Johnson, although both sports legends played at the Great Western Forum, where the Kings, Lakers and Sparks previously played. (The Los Angeles Clippers previously played at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.)
  • In 2005, the lower bowl purple seats were reupholstered to black seats.[citation needed]
  • The press box in the arena is named for Hockey Hall-of-Fame play-by-play announcer Bob Miller, who is entering his 34th season as the "Voice of the Kings."[citation needed]
  • The press room, located on the Event Level, is named after Basketball Hall of Fame play-by-play announcer Chick Hearn, the former long-time play-by-play voice of the Los Angeles Lakers.[citation needed]
  • The broadcast booths on the upper concourse level are named after Kings' long-time radio play-by-play announcer Nick Nickson.[citation needed]
  • Staples Center was named New Major Concert Venue (2000) and Arena of the Year (2000 and 2001) by Pollstar Magazine and has been nominated each year since its 1999 opening.[citation needed]
A statue of Wayne Gretzky outside Staples Center
  • Staples Center measures 950,000 ft² (88,000 m²) of total space, with a 94- by 200-foot (29 by 61 m) arena floor. It stands 150 feet (46 m) tall.[citation needed]
  • Load-in at the arena is accommodated through a floor-level dockway. There is a 15,000 ft² (1,400 m²) marshaling area for event production, as well as a dock area designed to accommodate up to six television production vehicles.[citation needed]
  • Staples Center features an eight-sided, center-court/Ice scoreboard featuring 4 12-by-15-foot (4 by 5 m) Mitsubishi DiamondVision video screens and 4 9 by 12 foot (3 by 4 m) messageboards.[citation needed] In addition, the arena contains 2 complete television control rooms and 34 fixed camera positions.[citation needed]
  • 2,500 tons of structural steel and 73,000 yd³ (56,000 m³) of concrete were used to build Staples Center at a cost of $375 million.[citation needed]
  • Starting with the 2006-07 NBA season, the Lakers began a marketing campaign titled "Lights Out" to promote the new lighting configuration for their games in which the arena's lights are almost exclusively focused on the court, reminiscent of the team's Forum days.[citation needed]

Image File history File links Magic_at_Staples. ... Image File history File links Magic_at_Staples. ... Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born 26 January 1961 in Brantford, Ontario) is a retired Canadian-American professional ice hockey player who is currently part-owner and head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... Earvin Johnson redirects here. ... The Forum, known for a time as the Great Western Forum, is an indoor arena in Inglewood, California owned by the Faithful Central Bible Church, which uses it for its Sunday morning service. ... The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena is an indoor arena in Los Angeles, California. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bob Miller is best known as the play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Kings team of the National Hockey League. ... Francis Dayle Chick Hearn (November 27, 1916 - August 5, 2002) was an American sportscaster. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... For information on Mitsubishi brand computer monitors, see NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America Inc. ... The 2006-07 NBA season was the 61st season of the National Basketball Association. ... The Forum, known for a time as the Great Western Forum, is an indoor arena in Inglewood, California owned by the Faithful Central Bible Church, which uses it for its Sunday morning service. ...

See also

The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment District, (also popularly called Times Square West, and L.A. Live) is a civic center currently under development and construction in Downtown Los Angeles, California. ...

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Current arenas in the NBA Development League
Allen County War Memorial Coliseum | Anaheim Convention Center | Austin Convention Center | Bismarck Civic Center | Broomfield Event Center | Dodge Arena | Expo Square Pavilion | McKay Events Center | Qwest Arena | Rabobank Arena | Sioux Falls Arena | Staples Center | Tingley Coliseum | Wells Fargo Arena

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