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Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers boxes out DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers, Clippers To Open Season Against Each Other

The Los Angeles Clippers under new coach Doc Rivers will open the NBA season on Oct. 29 against the Lakers.


Members of the Los Angeles Sparks have a conference during a game against the New York Liberty at Staples Center on July 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Parkers Scores Season-High 30 Points To Lead Sparks Past Shock

Candace Parker scored a season-high 30 points and Kristi Toliver added 25 as the Los Angeles Sparks won their fourth consecutive game with a 94-78 romp over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.


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WNBA Latino Celebration Night Returns To STAPLES Center

The WNBA Latino Celebration Night is back by popular demand this Saturday.


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New Edition, R. Kelly And The Jacksons Performing Live At STAPLES June 30

New Edition member Johnny Gill visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about their upcoming concert with R&B Singer R-Kelly and The Jacksons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings receives high-fives from the bench after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 16, 2013, in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LA Kings Shock Sharks With 2 Late Goals

Captain Dustin Brown tied it with 1:43 left and Trevor Lewis scored the tiebreaking power-play goal 22 seconds later, propelling the Los Angeles Kings to a stunning 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night and a 2-0 series lead.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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STAPLES Center, Verizon Launch Free High-Speed Wireless For Fans

Concertgoers and sports fans can now send photos and post video to social media sites thanks to a free Wi-Fi service that’s being launched at STAPLES Center.


(L-R) Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

LA Kings 2nd Round Playoff Tickets Expected To ‘Sell Out Quickly’

The Los Angeles Kings second round playoff games at the STAPLES Center are expected to “sell out quickly,” the team announced this weekend.


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Best Places In LA For Grad Gifts

Say “congratulations” LA style as you peruse the city’s accessory boutiques for graduation gifts.

CBS Los Angeles–05/07/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17: Antawn Jamison #4 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives to the basket against Omer Asik #3 of the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on April 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lakers, Clippers Advance To Playoffs, STAPLES To Host 7 Games

LA fans will see both of their hometown teams in the NBA Playoffs when the first round kicks off this weekend.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/18/2013

Ronnie Wood (L), Mick Jagger (C) and Charlie Watts of The Rolling Stones perform during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Rolling Stones To Kick Off 9-City Tour At STAPLES

The veteran rockers said Wednesday their “50 and Counting” tour will kick off in Los Angeles at the Staples Center. The date will be announced later.


Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss died on Feb. 18 of kidney failure after battling cancer for 18 months. He was 80 years old. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Memorial Banners Allow Fans To Leave Messages In Honor Of Jerry Buss

Lakers fans are invited to leave personal messages for Dr. Jerry Buss on memorial banners through Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2013

Magic Johnson Foundation Press Conference

Memorial For Jerry Buss To Be Held Thursday At Nokia Theatre

A memorial service for Dr. Jerry Buss will be held on Thursday At 3pm At The Nokia Theater At L.A. Live.


Blake Griffin (R) of the LA Clippers is guarded by Metta World  Peace (L) of the LA Lakers during their NBA game on February 14, 2013 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Clippers Rout Lakers 125-101, Clinch Season Series

The Los Angeles Clippers have no banners on the walls or in the rafters at Staples Center. They would need decades to measure up to the Lakers’ history.


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GRAMMY Gourmet: Feeding Staples Center

“I always say that this job is not like any other job, because on any given night you can have 18,000 food critics in the house,” says Joseph Martin, the executive chef for Levy Restaurants, […]


Singer Sir Elton John performs onstage at MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

Elton John Shares Grammy Stage With Young Rockers

Elton John still fills stadiums worldwide on his own, but he’ll share the spotlight with a dozen other musicians at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.