Coronavirus Outbreak Creates Rare Sight: Empty Southern California AttractionsLandmarks across Southern California usually teeming with tourists, locals and workers were eerily empty this week after being shut down in the effort to slow the coronavirus outbreak.
Staples Center Donates Food To Homeless Services Amid Event SuspensionsStaples Center has donated more than 7,000 pounds of food to homeless services organizations after a long list of NBA events have been suspended in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tweet Friday night.
Growing Coronavirus Threat Prompts NHL To Pause Season, Staples Center Working On Refund PoliciesThe National Hockey League says it will pause its season, starting with Thursday night’s games, because of the growing threat from coronavirus.
LeBrilliant: James’ 37 Points Lead Lakers Past Bucks 113-103LeBron James had 37 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to win his showdown with fellow All-Star Game captain Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-103 on Friday night in a clash of the NBA’s conference leaders.
Thousands Descend On Staples For Monday Morning Kobe Bryant MemorialThe celebration of life for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, as well as the seven other victims of the helicopter crash, is less than 12 hours away.
Roads Closed, Checkpoints Set Up Ahead Of Kobe Bryant MemorialSeveral streets in Downtown Los Angeles will be shut down and experience more traffic than usual Monday morning ahead of the public memorial service for Kobe Bryant at Staples Center.
LeBron’s Clutch Jumper Sends Lakers Past Celtics 114-112 Ahead Of Kobe Bryant MemorialLeBron James scored 29 points and put the Lakers ahead on a fallaway jumper with 30 seconds to play, and Los Angeles split its season series with the Boston Celtics with a 114-112 victory Sunday, ahead of Monday's memorial for Kobe Bryant and the eight others who died in a helicopter crash last month.
No Tickets For Kobe Memorial? Authorities Urge Fans To Stay Away From Staples CenterPeople without tickets to the Staples Center memorial ceremony for Laker legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna should avoid the area next week, officials said Friday.
Thousands Of Fans Disappointed After Being Waitlisted For Kobe Bryant MemorialTicketmaster notified thousands of fans, “You’re on the Waitlist,” for Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s “A Celebration of Life” public memorial service. The event takes place 10 a.m. Monday at Staples Center.
Janet Jackson Brings 'Black Diamond World Tour' To Staples CenterThe show will feature new music from her upcoming album "Black Diamond" along with a special performance of "Rhythm Nation" which recently celebrated its 30-year anniversary.
Staples Center To Host Memorial Feb. 24 In Honor Of Kobe Bryant, Helicopter Crash VictimsStaples Center will host a public memorial later this month for Kobe Bryant and eight others who were killed in a helicopter crash last month.
Over 1,300 Basketballs, 25K Candles, 5K Signs Gathered From Kobe Bryant Memorial At Staples CenterThe memorial included 1,353 basketballs, 14 banners, more than 25,000 candles, about 5,000 signs, letters and flags, more than 500 stuffed animals, and 350 pairs of shoes.
Fans Flock To Staples Center Ahead Of Lakers' First Game Since Death Of Kobe BryantThe crowd outside of Staples Center continued to grow Friday evening ahead of the Lakers' first game since the death of Kobe Bryant.
Battle For LA: Clippers-Lakers Draws Fans From Around The WorldThe match-up was so highly anticipated, it drew fans from all over the world including one couple who traveled to Los Angeles from Estonia — 5,600 miles — to watch the game in person. Another couple from Indiana came to the game as part of their L.A. honeymoon.
Lauren London, Snoop Dogg Among Speakers At Nipsey Hussle's Memorial ServiceNipsey Hussle's longtime girlfriend, actress Lauren London, and rapper Snoop Dogg are among those who are scheduled to speak at the slain rapper's funeral Thursday.