Do the Lakers and Clippers play in the same arena?
The Two Worlds. of Staples Center. This season, Los Angeles has two NBA title contenders and four of the top 10 players in the league — and they all play in the same arena.
Do the Clippers have their own stadium?
It was announced Friday the $1.8 billion, privately-funded arena will be called the Intuit Dome and has the capacity to fit 18,000 fans. “An arena should be an experience,” Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said during Friday’s groundbreaking ceremony.
Where is the Clippers new stadium?
The Clippers’ new home arena in Inglewood will be The Intuit Dome, an 18,000-seat venue scheduled to open for the start of the 2024-25 season.
What stadium do the Clippers use?
The Clippers currently play at Staples Center, also the home of the Los Angeles Lakers and the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings. Ballmer began plotting a Clippers-only home years ago and formally unveiled the project in 2019, saying then that the Clippers would break ground in 2021 and open in 2024.
Why are there 2 la NBA teams?
How did Los Angeles end up with two NBA teams? With the Los Angeles Lakers already present in LA in 1960, it was in 1981, Donald Sterling became the owner of the Clippers and moved the team after a few seasons in 1984 against the NBA’s approval. Los Angeles is big enough city to easily house two teams.
Did they knock down the forum?
There are no plans to tear down the Forum, the LA Times reported. “This is an unprecedented time, but we believe in our collective future,” Ballmer said in a statement. “We are committed to our investment in the City of Inglewood, which will be good for the community, the Clippers, and our fans.”
Will the Clippers play at the Forum?
The Clippers eventually plan to build a privately financed arena in Inglewood next to the Forum, which will continue to operate as a live-music venue. “This is an unprecedented time, but we believe in our collective future,” Clippers owner Steve Ballmer said in a statement.