Los Angeles Clippers Overview

Fast facts

League: Western Conference Pacific Division

Head Coach: Tyronn Lue

Team Mascot: Chuck the Condor

Year Opened: 1999

Capacity: 19079

City / State: Los Angeles / California

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Clippers vs Lakers

Rival Team: Los Angeles Lakers

The Clippers-Lakers rivalry is a fierce one like most intercity rivalries and is unique among US sports rivalries in that the two teams share the same building, which has led to the rivalry being nicknamed “The Hallway Series.” For years the Clippers had been the laughingstock of the NBA while the Lakers dominated winning 11 NBA Titles since moving to LA. However, the two teams fortunes have changed in recent years. Those of you looking to attend the hottest NBA game in LA will without a doubt want to check this one out.

Clippers vs Warriors

Rival Team: Golden State Warriors

These two California-based teams were among the worst in the NBA for years, however recently their fortunes have improved, and a fierce rivalry has developed. Things started to heat up in 2013 when the two engaged in numerous hard-fought games that resulted in several player ejections. Tension is always high when these two get together, so book your tickets now to experience one of the most electric atmospheres Staple Center has to offer.

Los Angeles Clippers Stadium Guide

In Game

Up until recently, Clippers fans haven’t had a lot to cheer about, but thanks to the emergence of Lob City you’ll see one of the most entertaining teams in the NBA during your visit to Los Angeles. The atmosphere inside Crypto.com Arena for Clippers game is also incredible as the fans here are among the more die-hard of all LA fan bases. Clipper Darrell, in particular, will get things going with his chants and taunting of the opposition.

In addition to the rowdy fans, the Clips also put on display posters of current players and other Clippers paraphernalia to help give Crypto.com Arena a Clippers feel. These banners and wall coverings do an excellent job of letting you know you’re at a Clippers game. However, the Lakers banners and stuff are still around for those of you visiting fans who want to check those out.

The concessions and neighborhood also play a significant role in making a trip to a Clippers game an enjoyable experience. Inside the arena, you’ll be able to find a variety of different type of concessions that will quench your thirst and fill you up. Camacho’s Nachos, Wetzel’s Pretzels, and Smoke House BBQ will all satisfy any appetite and leave you more than content. Outside of the Arena, LA Live is located right next door, so there are plenty of places to grab something to eat or drink.

If you want to experience an NBA game in LA for a fraction of a price then attending a Clippers game is a great option that features its unique flare as well as a great team.

Things to check out

Sports Museum

The Sports Museum inside Crypto.com Arena is the best place learn about Los Angeles sports history. In the museum, you’ll find lots of memorabilia and exhibits showcasing all the biggest moments, teams, and players in LA history. Make sure to stop by the Sports Museum before the game.

Sportscenter Studio

Located across the street from Crypto.com Arena is the Sportscenter Studio. Sportscenter is one of the most popular sports show in the history of TV, so if you’re a big ESPN fan check it out before the game.

LA Live

LA Live is home to lots of pregame entertainment options including restaurants and movie theaters among others. If you’re looking for somewhere to hang out before the game, then you can’t go wrong spending some time at LA Live.

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Gretzky Statue

Even if you aren’t a big hockey fan no trip to Crypto.com Arena is complete without snapping a pic with The Great One. Not only is Gretzky the greatest player in NHL history, but he also played a significant role in the sports success in Southern California so stop by and pay tribute to him.

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Championship Banners

Take in the history of one of the greatest franchises in the NBA when visiting Crypto.com Arena. Sure the banners are for the Lakers, but if you’re a fan of the visiting team that doesn’t matter to you. Sorry Clippers fans.

Clipper Darrell

Superfan Clipper Darrell energizes the crowd and team with his chants, taunts, and dances. He’s the Clips biggest fan, so keep your eyes peeled for him at the game and join in on his chants to get behind the Clippers.

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Celebrity Fans

With the Clippers being based in LA you’ll never know what celebrities you’ll see supporting the team. Billy Crystal, Penny Marshall, and Frankie Muniz are all huge Clippers fans, so it's highly likely you’ll see one of them if you look hard enough.

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Clippers Spirit

The Clippers Spirit dance squad puts on an incredible show and will keep you entertained throughout the breaks in the action. Stay in your seat as you won’t want to miss these dancers perform.

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The Clipper’s mascot Chuck bring a smile to you and old fans faces and is a big part of the Clippers game day. Keep an eye out for Chuck during the game as you never know what shenanigans he’ll get into next.

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Hoop Troop

The Hoop Troop pumps up the Crypto.com Arena crowd through a variety of promotions and performances. Their enthusiasm is infectious, so you won’t be able to help but get amped up for the Clippers when the Hoop Troop is around.

Fight Songs

  1. Let’s Go Clippers!

    Let’s Go Clippers!

    Let’s Go Clippers!

    Let’s Go Clippers!

  2. Defense Chant




Los Angeles Clippers Bars & Restaurants

  1. Park’s Barbeque

    Parks BBQ

    Lively, upscale Korean BBQ restaurant with grill-it-yourself Kobe-style beef & marinated short ribs.

    955 S Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006, USA


    Bar website

    asian - bbq - $$



    Celebrated local sushi chain serving traditional rolls & sake in a chic, intimate space.

    600 W 7th St #150, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA


    Bar website

    asian - $$

  3. El Cholo

    El Cholo

    Local Mexican chain serving classic dishes & margaritas in a traditional setting since the 1920s.

    1037 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    mexican - $$

  4. The Stocking Frame

    Stellas On State Street Whiskey

    Upscale pub grub & craft cocktails served in a rustic-chic space with brick walls & a wood bar.

    911 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  5. Caña Rum Bar

    Cana Rum Bar

    Rum is the star spirit at this sleek indoor-outdoor bar where an annual membership fee is required.

    714 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Dublin’s Irish Whiskey Pub

    House of Wings Sportsbar Beer 3rd Base Sports Bar Beer Kilroys Beer

    Walls of TVs playing sports & tons of beers on tap are the main draws at this lively Irish pub.

    815 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  7. Beelman’s Pub

    Beelmans Pub

    Beelman's is a downtown Los Angeles restaurant and bar serving plant-based pub food, tropical cocktails and craft beers.

    600 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  8. Bonaventure Brewing Company

    Bonaventure Brewing beer

    Brewpub offering craft beers, American grub & city skyline views from 4th-floor outdoor patio.

    404 S Figueroa St #418a, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  9. Los Angeles Biergarten

    The Pub at the Strathcona Hotel Beer

    Spacious gastropub offering bar bites & a large beer selection, plus TVs for sports fans.

    750 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA


    Bar website

    sportsbar - $$

  10. Shoo Shoo, Baby

    Blarney Stone Wine Spirits

    Craft cocktails in a throwback 1940s-era bar, with draft beer & European wines.

    717 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA


    Bar website

    european - $$$

  11. Tom’s Urban

    Sprawling gastropub featuring an all-day American menu, large draft beers & sports on big screens.

    1011 S Figueroa St #101, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  12. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

    Flemings Prime Steakhouse

    High-end steakhouse chain with aged prime beef & classics such as lobster tails & pork chops.

    Lucky Strike Bowling - Los Angeles, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$$

  13. Langer’s

    Langers Deli

    Old-fashioned deli serving up hot pastrami sandwiches & other traditional comfort food since 1947.

    704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA


    Bar website

    italian - $$

  14. Yard House

    House of Wings Sportsbar Beer 3rd Base Sports Bar Beer Kilroys Beer

    Always has that distinct sense of belonging in this place.

    Lucky Strike Bowling - Los Angeles, 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$