The Ball Family hype train made its Staples Center debut Monday night, but not for Lonzo Ball’s new NBA team. Instead, LaVar Ball and sons Lonzo, the newest Los Angeles Laker, and LaMelo showed up for WWE’s Monday Night Raw. LaVar Ball was the main attraction and predictably, viewers had fun with his shenanigans, especially his […]
What was reported last week was confirmed on Monday when it was announced that Los Angeles Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball and his father LaVar Ball will appear on WWE Raw at Staples Center. The show it set to take place tonight. It will mark Lonzo and LaVar’s first appearance at Staples since the former was […]
The Ball family will be making a special appearance at the Staples Center
It's official: The WWE is about to get body-slammed by the Big Baller himself. LaVar Ball -- rockin' a fresh Triple-B tee -- was photographed backstage with WWE superstar Titus O'Neil at Staples Center... confirming rumors that Vince McMahon and…
When the young singer-songwriter Khalid played “Coaster,” the last song of his set Friday night at the BET Experience at Staples Center, he stood in front of a digitally chopped graphic of the American flag. For a second, it looked like a glitch in the onstage projection. But as he sang over the...
The Kings open the 2017-18 season by playing five of their first six games at Staples Center, including their season-opening game Oct. 5 against the Philadelphia Flyers. Their lone road game in their opening stretch is Oct. 7 against the Pacific Division rival San Jose Sharks. The Kings’ first game against the expansion Vegas Golden […]
The responsibility to engage met the temptation to zone out when Roger Waters brought his Us + Them tour to Staples Center on Tuesday night for the first of three concerts at the downtown arena. The tour comes behind “Is This the Life We Really Want?,” a strong new solo album from the Pink Floyd...
There’s so much to take in from a concert like the one staged by Rogers Waters, the legendary Pink Floyd singer and bassist, at Staples Center on Tuesday, but let’s start near the finish with “Us and Them,” a track off the iconic album “Dark Side Of The Moon” and the song that that provided […]
The Kings will play host to the Philadelphia Flyers for the second consecutive season in their home-opening game Oct. 5 at Staples Center. The NHL announced each team’s home opener Wednesday, and will release the full 82-game schedules Thursday. The Kings and Flyers will celebrate their 50th anniversaries in the NHL this season. The teams […]
Roger Waters is currently on his "Us+Them" Tour in support of his new solo album, Is This the Life We Really Want. Last night's LA show included songs from that album, Pink Floyd classics, and tons of anti-Trump imagery... Continue reading…
When Diana Taurasi nailed a layup on Phoenix Mercury’s game against Los Angeles Sparks on June 18, the game was stopped as the crowd at the Staples Center, including LA Laker’s star Kobe Bryant, gave her a standing ovation. History was...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Candace Parker scored 20 points, Chelsea Gray added 19 and the Sparks held off the winless San Antonio Stars, 80-75, on Thursday night at Staples Center. The Sparks led by 22 points in the first half but San Antonio rallied in the third quarter. Moriah Jefferson scored on three straight San Antonio […]
If Lakerdom loved the idea of bringing Jerry West back to the team he played for so brilliantly and ran so expertly, he missed by about 50 feet, which is how far their dressing room is from the Clippers in the Staples Center hall. Who’d have thunk it? Not me. I wrote a lot of […]
PLAYA VISTA – After 18 years spent toiling as Staples Center’s third tenant, fighting for prime game days and times, and playing, until Doc Rivers took over, under the shadow of all those Lakers championship banners, the Clippers on Thursday officially took the first cautious steps to striking out on their own. The Inglewood City […]
The team's lease with the Staples Center runs out in 2024. [ more › ]
The city of Inglewood will vote Wednesday on a proposal that’ll see Clippers owner Steve Ballmer fund the cost of a new arena. The City of Inglewood will vote Wednesday to give exclusive rights to the Los Angeles Clippers to build a new stadium for the team, according to the Los Angeles Times’ Brad Turner. Show More Summary
Clippers have shared the Staples Center with Lakers and Kings, their L.A. counterparts, since 1999
The Staples Center is home to both the Lakers and Clippers, but the latter squad would reportedly enjoy a home of their own. According to the LA Times, “Inglewood’s City Council will vote Thursday on an exclusive negotiating agreement with a Clippers-controlled company to use city-owned land to build an arena for the team, according to a [...]
The four-day BET Experience will return to the sprawling L.A. Live campus in downtown Los Angeles - taking up the Los Angeles Convention Center, Staples Center, Microsoft Theater and the Novo (formerly Club Nokia) - starting Thursday, June 22 and running through Sunday, June 25
Enrique Iglesias saw the makings of a teachable moment. Standing onstage Saturday night before a capacity crowd at Staples Center, the Madrid-born singer asked, “How many people here speak Spanish?” The response was robust but not quite unanimous — an indication that some in the audience might...