It’s no surprise that Los Angeles is a sports city. From ice hockey to soccer to baseball, there is always a sports game that is going on. If you love basketball, then you are even luckier because Los Angeles has two basketball teams! While you are in LA, head over to the Staples Center and catch an NBA home game! All tickets can be purchased at AXS.com. For more information on their schedules, visit https://www.staplescenter.com/events
Throughout the years, Los Angeles Lakers have won a total of 16 championships and have played in a total of 31 finals for the NBA. Currently, they are 7th in the Western Conference. There are a number of home games that are coming up for the gold and purple team. On Sunday, November 20th they will play against the Chicago Bulls at 6:30pm. On Tuesday, November 22nd they will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at 7:30pm. On Friday, November 25th, the Lakers will take on their cross state rivals, the Golden State Warriors at 7:30pm. After this, their next home game will be on Monday, December 5th at 7:30pm as they take on the Utah Jazz.
Los Angeles is unique because it has two NBA teams in the same city. The other team is the LA Clippers. Traditionally, while the Lakers are usually the favored team, the Clippers are actually currently having an excellent season. In fact, the Clippers are 1st in the West Conference as of now. On Monday, November 21st, the team will go up against the Toronto Raptors at 7:30pm. On Sunday, December 4th at 6:30pm, the Clippers will take on the Indiana Pacers. On Wednesday, December 7th, watch the Clippers take on their cross state rivals, the Golden State Warriors at 7:30pm.