When it comes to exploring Los Angeles, there are lots of places to choose from. From the bustling downtown to the hipster art museums, there’s something for everyone. If you’re going to explore downtown, you probably also need to visit the Staples Center. Los Angeles history of sports would be incomplete without a rundown of the Staples Center. Read on to learn more about the history of this entertainment destination.
The Staples Center opened on November 2nd, 1999. Since then, not only has it made itself known as the sports capital in Los Angeles, but also an entertainment destination. The Staples Center is home to a number of sports teams in Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Clippers, The Los Angeles Sparks, all basketball teams, as well as the Los Angeles Kings, part of the NHL.
In addition to sports, the Staples Center is also a famous concert and entertainment venue. The Staples Center is often the location for the Grammy Awards and has actually hosted this event more than any other venue. Popular artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce, One Direction, Shawn Mendes, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran and many more have enjoyed performing at this venue. Visit the website to see what upcoming events are in store!