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Staples Center, Los Angeles

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The only arena in the NBA shared by two teams, the Los Angeles Lakers and Clippers, Staples Center is home to over 250 events per year, including sold-out shows for music artists from around the world. Statues of sports legends, including Wayne Gretzky, Magic Johnson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, grace the Star Plaza outside of the arena. In addition to basketball, the site has regularly hosted hockey, arena football, concerts, and awards shows since it opened in 1999, and can hold up to 20,000 guests. Check the arena’s website for upcoming events. Work out when and for how long to visit Staples Center and other Los Angeles attractions using our handy Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .
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  • The Staples Center is nice. Right in downtown Los Angeles The game experience is also good as well for Lakers fans.  more »
  • We went to enjoy the BET experience and check out some of the free concerts. The Staple Center complex was a cool experience. Parking is close by and there are a ton of places to eat!  more »
  • If you love the sport of hockey and basketball, then be sure to visit Staples Center. The stadium, the atmosphere, the fans and the other cheer up and give a dose for a few days. And if it turned out that no game, you can spend time near the stadium. There are many cafes, bar, gaming seat for children. In the evening, even better. If you're in Los Angeles then you need to be there.
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  • What a great venue for sporting events and concerts! The security seems pretty tight which is a reassuring thing these days and there is much to do in the area. This area has been cleaned and built up so nicely over the past 10 years and there is ample parking all over! The concessions are great and there is plenty to choose from at reasonable prices. I love going to the staples center and the LA love area during the holidays as well. Go Kings Go!
  • All staff we spoke with was totally awesome. Very clean facility and easy access to seats. However... a soda will cost you $8.50. That's not cool. But we had a great time. GO KINGS!
  • The Staples Center is the best place to see a hockey game, concert, ice skate in the winter or watch basketball. They have a great variety of places to eat and drink. They also have the Hyde club there which is really fun to get tickets in. It's always very clean and has really nice, helpful staff. If you are in the area, catching a game here is a perfect idea. There are also a lot of places to eat outside Staples, in LA live, but incase you are running late you have options.
  • Staple Center is almost addicting! Admittedly I’m obsessed with the LA Kings... I love the atmosphere around Staples Center! Plus with all the statues of famous athletes outside, and different activities to participate in while you’re there.... get to a Kings game early and just drink it all in! For convenient and easy access, plus save gas and possible parking fee, use the Metrolink! The Red line subway and then the blue line towards Santa Monica and you’ll be right across the street from Staples! With all the construction going on around there it will be much easier than to navigate through the chaos
  • Been here for many different events. Arena is older and needs a more modern feel. Seats aren't the most comfortable. Concessions ate a bit pricey and needs more than just hot dogs and nachos. Good staff and for being in downtown LA it's pretty accessible. Leaving however can be tough sometimes. Parking rate if one of willing to walk s few blocks is fair.
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