Staples Center

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Staples Center, officially stylized as STAPLES Center, is a multi-purpose arena in Downtown Los Angeles.wikipedia
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L.A. Live

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Adjacent to the L.A. Live development, it is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street.
It is adjacent to the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center.

Anschutz Entertainment Group

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It is owned and operated by the Arturo L.A. Arena Company and Anschutz Entertainment Group.
For venues, AEG owns and operates Staples Center and Dignity Health Sports Park, and manages the XL Center and Rentschler Field.

Los Angeles Lakers

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, an arena shared with the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.

Downtown Los Angeles

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Staples Center, officially stylized as STAPLES Center, is a multi-purpose arena in Downtown Los Angeles.
The Staples Center anchors downtown's south end, and along Broadway, pre-war buildings are being restored for new uses, such as a luxury condos, co-working spaces, and a new high-end retail.

Los Angeles Kings

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). They had acquired the hockey team the Los Angeles Kings in 1995 and were in the beginning of 1996 looking for a new home for their team, which then played at the Forum in Inglewood.
The Kings played their home games at The Forum in Inglewood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, for thirty-two years, until they moved to the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles at the start of the 1999–2000 season.

Los Angeles Clippers

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
The Clippers play their home games at the Staples Center, an arena they share with fellow NBA team the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Los Angeles Avengers

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The Los Angeles Avengers of the Arena Football League (AFL) and the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League were also tenants; the Avengers were folded in 2009, and the D-Fenders moved to the Lakers' practice facility at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, California for the 2011–12 season.
The Los Angeles Avengers played their home games at the Staples Center, which is also the current home to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League, the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association.

Los Angeles Convention Center

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Adjacent to the L.A. Live development, it is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street.
The northeast portion of the Center was demolished in 1997 to make way for the Staples Center.

Figueroa Street

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Adjacent to the L.A. Live development, it is located next to the Los Angeles Convention Center complex along Figueroa Street.
South of the Los Angeles Financial District, Figueroa Street passes well-known locations including the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles Convention Center, and Staples Center/L.A. Live.

MetLife Stadium

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It is the only arena in the NBA shared by two teams, as well as one of only two North American professional sports venues to host two teams from the same league; MetLife Stadium, the home of the National Football League's New York Giants and New York Jets, is the other.
Los Angeles' Staples Center, which is home to the Clippers and the Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), is the only other facility to currently house two teams from the same sports league in the United States.

Grammy Award

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Staples Center is the venue of the Grammy Awards ceremony and will host the basketball competition during the 2028 Summer Olympics. The annual Grammy Awards ceremony have been held at Staples Center since 2000, with the exception of 2003 and 2018.
The 61st Annual Grammy Awards, honoring the best achievements from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018, were held on February 10, 2019, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles Sparks

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).
The 2000–01 off-season saw a move to the Staples Center and a coaching change, when the Sparks hired former Los Angeles Lakers player Michael Cooper as head coach.

Women's National Basketball Association

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Chick Hearn

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On April 20, 2010 a fourth statue of the late long time Lakers broadcaster Chick Hearn, behind a Laker desk with a chair for fans to sit down for a picture, was unveiled.
Hearn recovered from both issues and resumed broadcasting on April 9, 2002, receiving a standing ovation from the Staples Center crowd upon his return.

Shane Mosley

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The arena's attendance record is held by the fight between World WBA Welterweight Champion, Antonio Margarito and Shane Mosley with a crowd of 20,820 set on January 25, 2009.
This was the first boxing event to take place at the newly built Staples Center.

Philip Anschutz

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Long before construction broke ground, plans for the arena were negotiated between elected city officials, and real estate developers Ed Roski of Majestic Realty and Philip Anschutz.
Anschutz owns stakes in the US professional basketball NBA teams, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Los Angeles Kings, and performance venues that include the Staples Center, The O2, London, and the Dignity Health Sports Park.

National Hockey League

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

National Basketball Association

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The arena is home venue to the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

Michael Jackson memorial service

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After his death in 2009, Michael Jackson's memorial service was held at Staples Center.
A public memorial service for Michael Jackson was held on July 7, 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, twelve days after his death.

1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards

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Staples Center also hosted the 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2000 and the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
The 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2000.

42nd Annual Grammy Awards

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The annual Grammy Awards ceremony have been held at Staples Center since 2000, with the exception of 2003 and 2018.
The 42nd Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 23, 2000 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Inglewood, California

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They had acquired the hockey team the Los Angeles Kings in 1995 and were in the beginning of 1996 looking for a new home for their team, which then played at the Forum in Inglewood.
In 1999, both teams moved to the Staples Center and the Forum was sold to the Faithful Central Bible Church, which used it for Sunday services and rented it out for concerts or sporting events.

2012 MTV Video Music Awards

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Staples Center also hosted the 1st Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2000 and the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
The awards were broadcast from the Staples Center arena at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles.

Death of Michael Jackson

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After his death in 2009, Michael Jackson's memorial service was held at Staples Center.
The Michael Jackson memorial service was held on July 7, 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles where he had rehearsed for the London concerts the night before his death.

List of Grammy Award ceremony locations

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As of 2019, the venue has hosted the Grammy Awards eighteen times, hosting more than any other venue.
Since 2000, the Grammy Awards have been held in the Staples Center located in Downtown Los Angeles.