Los Angeles Professional Teams
Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Lakers are one of the most successful teams in the history of the NBA, and have won 16 championships, their last being in 2010. The Lakers play their home games at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles Clippers
The Los Angeles Clippers play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2013 The Clippers' won its first division championship, as the team made the playoffs for the ninth time in franchise history and the third time in the past eight seasons. The club's home games are played at the STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers are members of the National League West division of Major League Baseball (MLB). Established in 1883, the team originated in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Los Angeles before the 1958 season. The Dodgers have won six World Series titles and 21 National League pennants. Home games are played at Dodger Stadium, the third-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball (after Fenway Park and Wrigley Field).
Los Angeles Kings
The Los Angeles Kings are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Kings have qualified for post-season play in twenty-seven seasons and have won the Western Conference twice. On June 11, 2012, the LA Kings won the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup, becoming the first 8th seeded team in either NHL or NBA history to win a championship. The Los Angeles Kings’ home ice is at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles Galaxy
The Los Angeles Galaxy competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) and are the reigning MLS Cup champions. They have won the MLS Cup four times (2002, 2005, 2011, 2012), the MLS Supporters' Shield four times (1998, 2002, 2010, 2011) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup twice (2001, 2005). The Los Angeles Galaxy play their home games at StubHub Center.
Los Angeles Chargers
The Los Angeles Chargers are a professional American football team that competes in the National Football League (NFL). The club began play in 1960 as a charter member of the American Football League (AFL), and spent its first season in Los Angeles, before moving to San Diego in 1961 to become the San Diego Chargers. The Chargers joined the NFL as result of the AFL–NFL merger in 1970. The Chargers return to Los Angeles was announced for the 2017 season. The Chargers will play their home games at the StubHub Center until the Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park opens in 2019, which they will share with the Rams.
Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team that play in the National Football League (NFL). The Rams franchise was founded in 1936 as the Cleveland Rams in the short-lived second American Football League before joining the NFL the next year. In 1946, the franchise moved to Los Angeles. The Rams franchise remained in the metro area until 1994, when they moved to St. Louis, and were known as the St. Louis Rams from 1995 to 2015. The Rams franchise returned to Los Angeles in 2016.
Los Angeles D-Fenders
The Los Angeles D-Fenders play in the Western Division of the National Basketball Association Developmental League (NBA D-League) and are the official D-League affiliate of the Los Angeles Lakers. The D-Fenders franchise has established itself as a top producer of NBA-ready talent, totaling 14 NBA Call-Ups and developing 11 Lakers assignment players since the inaugural 2006-07 season. The D-Fenders play all of their home games at the Toyota Sports Center.
Los Angeles Sparks
The Los Angeles Sparks play in the Western Conference in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). The team was founded before the league's inaugural 1997 season began. The Sparks have qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in eleven of their fourteen years in Los Angeles.
The LA Football Club
Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018. We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world. Banc of California Stadium will be the first, new open-air stadium in the heart of LA since 1962 and boasts a 22,000-seat capacity.