A Los Angeles Lakers basketball game is a grand event to behold. When most hear the name 'The Lakers', they associate greatness, legacies, and prestige. Besides the obvious success on the court, going to a game at the Staples Center offers so much more to its fans than just a basketball game.
The Staples Center is located in downtown Los Angeles in the L.A. Live entertainment complex. Fans visiting the game may indulge in the countless bars, theatres, clubs, restaurants and stores. In addition, they may also stay at the hotels at L.A. Live, and if they can't get enough there are also apartments on the premises.
As for the Staples Center itself, it is a state of the art facility completed in 1999 at a cost of $375 million. For Lakers games, the Staples Center holds 19,000 fans, including 2,500 club seats and 160 luxury suite. Given its location in the heart of L.A., going to a game is one of the most exciting things to do in L.A. Between visiting the countless food stands, restaurants and bars located within the stadium, you may see many celebrities. Hollywood stars such as Jack Nicholson, Larry David, Ice Cube, Andy Garcia, Denzel Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio as well as the biggest names in Hollywood often frequent games. The high energy atmosphere and the dominance of the Lakers in the NBA's Western Conference both synergistically feed from one another to create extremely exciting entertainment.
While at the games, you'll see the dynamic combination of Kobe Bryant, Ron Artest, Lamar Odom, and Pau Gasol. The Lakers have 16 NBA championships and more than 30 conference titles. The echoes of the past thunder throughout the Staples Center as the loyal Laker fans consistently make it one of the loudest stadiums in the NBA. In addition to the hardcore loyal fans, a Lakers home game at the Staples Center is an extremely fun and rewarding experience. Between playing time, the world-famous Laker Girls and Lakers' entertainment staff get the fans riled up. A family trip to the Lakers game is a rewarding bonding experience for the full family and an irreplaceable memory together.
All can enjoy a Los Angeles Lakers game at the Staples Center. The legacy, current success and a fun atmosphere make a Lakers game the place to be in Los Angeles.