Los Angeles Clippers are striving for excellence; they recently signed NBA two finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and star Forward Paul George. They are now among the favorites to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy.
On Thursday, Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer surprised their fans by announcing their plan for building a new arena in Inglewood California. He said he wants Clippers to have the best home in all sports.
The proposed Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center will have a unique three-dimensional oval design. This shape is derived from the way a basketball swish goes through a net.
The arena will have 18,500 seats, a training facility, and a sports medicine clinic. Other faculties to be hosted around the arena include: corporate headquarters building, basketball court, restaurants, community parks, and stores.
From the information provided, it seems that the Clippers arena is privately funded; it will not require funding from the taxpayers.
The arena is planned to be ready by 2024. Clippers lease ends with the Staples Center.