Staples Center which is now known as Arena since December 2021 was named after a Singapore-based cryptocurrency company. This huge multi-purpose indoor arena was first opened in the year 1999, on 17th October, in Los Angeles, California, and is owned by Arturo L.A. Arena Company and Anschutz Entertainment Group. The construction of this arena started in the year 1998 and was completed in the year 1999 and it cost almost $375 million to build this marvelous arena.

This world-famous entertainment and sports center is the home of 4 big professional sports franchises WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the Los Angeles Clippers. From the day it opened to now at this court, the Lakers won 6 NBA championships, The Kings won 2 Stanley Cups, and the Sparks won 3 WNBA championships.

Many major national and international high-profile events were held in this stadium such as Grammy Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, ISU World Figure Skating Championships,  NCAA Division, NHL Draft, Michael Jackson Public Memorial Service, NBA All-Star Weekends, Nipsey Hussle’s Celebration of Life, 19 GRAMMY Award shows, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, NHL All-Star Games, Celebration of Life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, Democratic National Convention, WTA Tour Championships, Pac 12 Men’s Basketball Championship tournaments, X Games competitions, Men’s Basketball Championship West Regional.

This Arena is not only limited to holding sports tournaments and events there are many national and international performances, special events, and concerts of many big legends and superstars held in this Arena such as  Jay-Z, Crosby, Taylor Swift, U2, Paul McCartney, Shakira, Shania Twain, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Britney Spears, Simon & Garfunkel, Mariah Carey, Van Halen, Don Henley, Rod Stewart, Billy Joel, Dixie Chicks, Beyoncé, Adele, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews, Lady Gaga, Madonna, Mana, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Prince, The Rolling Stones, and the list will go on and on. Many WWE matches and UFC events are also hosted by this arena.

Millions of visitors or tourists visit this place every year from the USA and around the world. You can get an idea of how famous this arena is by looking at the stats Every year arena hosts over 250 events which attracts almost 4 million people around the globe including the USA.

At the Star Plaza outside of the arena, you will find statues of many famous athletes, broadcasters, and legends such as Oscar De La Hoya, Luc Robitaille, Elgin Baylor, Chick Hearn, Wayne Gretzky, Shaquille O’Neal, Dustin Brown, Magic Johnson, Bob Miller, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jerry West. You can also see three world-famous celebrities’ memorials which are of Michael Jackson, Nipsey Hussle, and Kobe Bryant that are open to the public.

There are all types of entertainment and other facilities available here for the guests or the visitors, especially for the Los Angeles people. This is the place where experience is very hard to forget. Free wifi all over the arena, 840+ Toshiba  Flat TVs to display all the events and sports to all the guests, 675 separate speakers so that fans can listen to each and everything that is going on in the event, Hi-Fi lightning system, and many more things.

The Arena won multiple awards for many years for the Best Major Concert Venue, Arena of the Year, and also got an award from PETA for the most vegetarian-friendly arena.

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