The Los Angeles Lakers
Name of team: LA Lakers
Location information: U.S.A,California,Los Angeles
Languages spoken: English
Interesting facts about the region:
-Los Angeles is 472 square miles
-The county of Los Angeles is 4,084 square miles
-Los Angeles' Five-Country Area is 34,135 square miles
Physical features of this region:
-1,548 mteters above sea level (5,080 feet)
-The landscape is dominated by two mountain ranges
-The death valley dessert, at 282 feet below sea level, lies in the southeast and is the lowest lying point on the continent.
When was this team established: This team was established in 1947.
Who was the founder: The founder is Ben Berger, Sid Hartman, and Morris Chalfen.
Why did they choose this location: Los Angeles was picked because the owner decided to move the team from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Los Angeles, California.
Does this mascot connect to the history of the region and jhow: There is not documented connection between the Los Angeles Lakers' mascot and the region of where the team is located.
What is the name of the stadium: The name of the stadium is the Staples Center
Why does this stadium have this name: The stadium has this name because the company, Staples, sponsored the team and paid for the rights of the name on the stadium.
Has this stadium had a different same? If so, what was it: This stadium has never had another name.
More and more stadiums and arenas are being named after major businesses instead of individuals. Why has there been this shift in naming of stadiums: This shift has happened because big corporations pay for the naming rights of the stadiums which results in advertisements and income for that corporation.