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Home to the NBA's Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, NHL's Los Angeles Kings, WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks and several blockbuster concert tours, STAPLES Center is an iconic Los Angeles landmark.

General Overview

STAPLES Center has clearly established itself as the sports and entertainment center of the world. As the home of four professional sports franchises – the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks – STAPLES Center has proven to be a home court advantage for the local teams.

The AEG owned and operated arena continues to distinguish itself as the host of major, high-profile events of national and international distinction including the 2004, 2011 & 2018 NBA All-Star Games, 2002 & 2017 NHL All-Star Game, 2000 Democratic National Convention, 2009 World Figure Skating Championships and 18 of the last 20 GRAMMY Awards shows.

STAPLES Center’s 20 years have also been marked with performances and special events that brought international stature to the downtown Los Angeles venue including concerts by Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Prince, U2, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Usher, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Keith Urban, Roger Waters, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Sade and Justin Timberlake, as well as world championship boxing, family shows and special events.

Hosting over 250 events a year, the arena’s reputation for world-class amenities, features and commitment to quality of service and the guest experience is second to none.

Attractions and Events:

  • NBA Games - Between the LA Lakers and the LA Clippers, NBA basketball lives and breathes at the STAPLES Center
  • NHL Games - The LA Kings call STAPLES Center home for action-packed hockey games
  • WNBA Games - Three-time WNBA champs the LA Sparks bring the thunder and lightning to games from May to September
  • Concert Events - From the Spice Girls to Kanye West, the STAPLES Center is host to a series of blockbuster tours with several hit artists

Find the full calendar of events at


How to Purchase Tickets

Ticket availability varies between events. Find more information on the event you wish to attend at

Metrolink train tickets can be purchased via the Metrolink App. Tickets purchased will allow for a free transfer to Metro Rail by scanning the mobile ticket at the gates. 

Use Metrolink's $10 Weekend Day Pass on either Saturday or Sunday for unlimited rides systemwide!



  • When connecting to the Metro Rail, you must scan your ticket at the turnstile for a valid transfer.
  • When traveling as a group, you can purchase all tickets under one account on the Metrolink App. 


Directions & Schedules

  • Take Metrolink to L.A. Union Station
  • Transfer for free onto Metro Rail on the B (Red) or D (Purple) lines
  • Exit train at 7th St/Metro Center Station


  • Transfer for free onto Metro Rail on the A (Blue) or E (Expo) lines
  • Exit train at Pico Station
  • Turn left on W 12th St
  • Turn right on S Figueroa St


  • Walk to exit at S Figuroa St
  • Head southwest on S Figueroa Street for five blocks
  • STAPLES Center is the right side of the street (just past Chick Hearn Ct/11th St)



1111 S. Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015