Every city and urban area has many teams in different sports that are representing them. Los Angeles Area, which is the second largest urban area in the United States, is no exception from this rule. Due to its dimension and number of fans, Los Angeles Area has many teams in different sports. Any team needs a stadium to play and to be acclaimed by its fans. Due to this, today we would like to tell you which are the most important arenas and sports in Los Angeles Area.
Sports in Los Angeles Area
Los Angeles Area is represented in the most important sports, such as ice hockey, baseball and basketball. Teams that are representing Los Angeles include theLos Angeles Lakers, a professional basketball team that is playing in the National Basketball Association or NBA, and Los Angeles Kings, a professional ice hockey team that is playing in the National Hockey League or the NHL. Another team that is located in Los Angeles Area is the Los Angeles Dodgers, a professional baseball team that is playing in the Major League Baseball or MLB. These are the most important teams that are fighting for the name of “Los Angeles” in some of the most important sports in the United States.
Unfortunately, there is no football team that represents Los Angeles Area in the National Football League or NFL. Due to this, there is a project proposal for a new stadium in order to attract a team that should represent Los Angeles in the NFL. We hope that very soon football will be present at the stadiums that are located in Los Angeles Area.
Sport Arenas in Los Angeles Area
In the previous paragprahs we have told you about the most important names that are representing Los Angeles in different sports. Now we would like to introduce you to the atmosphere of the most important sport arenas in Los Angeles Area.
One of the most important stadiums is Dodger Stadium, which is home to the professional basketball team called Los Angeles Dodgers. Dodger Stadium has a capacity of 56,000 and it was opened on 10th of April 1962. Another stadium is Staples Center, which is the home stadium for the professional ice hockey team called Los Angeles Kings. Staples Center provides a capacity of about 19,000 seats. Staples Center provides also the options for other sports like basketball or boxing. Besides, Staples Center is available for concerts.The Los Angeles Lakers are playing also their home games at Staples Center.
Besides these big stadiums and sport arenas, there are many other such constructions for sports in Los Angeles Area like the Farmers Field, Anaheim Stadium, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the Rose Bowl.
As you can observe, there are many sports that are defending the name of the Los Angeles Area. Every team has a “home” where to play. The only exception is football, but we hope that very soon this gamewill be in our community. We hope that soon the LA Stadium project will become reality and a new team will represent Los Angeles.