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Clippers Bench, Lakers Bench, Sparks Bench & Visitor Bench

Home Bench - The Clippers, Lakers and Sparks sit in front of Section 119
Visitor Bench - The visiting team sits in front of Section 102

To search tickets in these sections, select an event and apply the filter for home or visitor benches.

Recommended Seats for Kids and Family

Section 114

  • Close to all the entertainment as you'll be on the lower level
  • McDonald's and Healthy Kids Taste Club located nearby
  • Lower level is far less steep and easier to navigate

Section 333

  • Family fun that won't break the bank
  • Just one section away from McDonald's as well as Healthy Kids Taste Club
  • Kids will love the bottomless souvenir popcorn nearby!

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Kids and Family.

Recommended Seats for Impressing a Guest

Sections Premier 4, Premier 5, Premier 6 and Premier 13

  • Premier Seating section offering upscale food and drink with in seat service
  • Access to San Manuel Club
  • Near Center Court
  • Private Entrance

Section 102

  • Breathtaking up-close views of the game and all the entertainment
  • Rub elbows with Hollywood Celebrities
  • Near center court

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Impressing a Guest.

Recommended Seats for Partying and Socializing

Section 118

  • Budweiser Lounge located just a few steps away
  • Closest section to the show stopping Los Angeles Cheerleaders
  • Great options for pub style food to pair with your next beverage

Section 325

  • Consistently one of the lowest priced sections
  • City View Diner located nearby offers draft beer and great snacks

Section 103

  • Great for a girls night out
  • Sushi and bottled beer available at the nearby Outtakes Bar and Grill
  • Best viewing angle of some of Hollywoods leading men

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Partying and Socializing.

Recommended Seats for Great Views of the Court

Sections Premier 5 and Premier 14

  • Center court at great elevation
  • In seat service means limited time away from the action
  • Private entrance makes it easy to get to your seat in time for tip-off

Section 111

  • Center court
  • Lower level keeps you close to the action
  • Read the lips of players and coaches on the bench as you sit across the court from both benches

To search tickets in these seats, select an event and apply the filter labeled Great Views of the Court.

Highest Rated Seating Zones

  • Courtside -
  • Courtside - - Sitting courtside at the Staples Center is one of the most desirable experiences in the NBA. For Lakers and Clippers games, C...
  • Main Concourse Center - - For close proximity to the court and great unobstructed views of the action, consider sections in the center of the arena on ...
  • Suites - - Staples Center features a large ring of suites located below the 300 level. There are three rings of suites with A suites loc...
  • Premier Center - - The Staples Center features one of the closest club seating experiences in all of basketball. Nowhere is this more apparent t...
  • Premier Corner - - The cheapest way to sit in the Premier Level is by sitting in one of the corner sections. These seats don't have the same gre...
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Seat Ratings & Reviews

  • "Good Lodge Corner Seats" - - These seats had an excellent view of the Visitors (offense) basket in the first half and the Clippe...
    Section 108, Row 11, Seats 11-14
  • "Great value and price for very close to action" - - I love sitting in 116 106 107 and 117 seats. 116 is the best that i've had because you are close to ...
    Section 116, Row 16
  • "Close to the action at one end" - - If you are looking for seats close to the action but don't want to pay the lower bowl premium then c...
    Section 117, Row 3, Seat 16
  • "Very nice view and proximity to everything" - - These seats are located just 2 sections over from dead center court, so you are not behind the baske...
    Section 303, Row 11, Seats 3,4
  • "Great overall seats" - - Great view, better than expected. Only draw backs are since you are up high you don't have a chance ...
    Section 318, Row 1, Seats 27-29
  • "These were amazing seats. I'll never sit anywhere else. Blows the PR sections away any day!" - - I have sat in the PR sections many times. I had the opportunity to sit on the baseline/floor seats ...
    Section 116, Row J, Seats 8-11
  • "Great seats for behind the basket." - - In section 106 (and I assume 107, 115, 116) Rows A-D are floor, Rows E-M? are lower bleachers and ro...
    Section 106, Row H
  • "More Than We Expected Them to Be" - - Despite being in the upper level, my nephew and I still had a great time. The seats were just right ...
    Section 319, Row 7, Seat 13
  • "Great view of the game for the price" - - I had aisle seats to the Kings vs. Lakers. It was Dwight Howards debut in a Laker uniform. The Laker...
    Section 314, Row 8
  • "Great view of the game for the price" - - I had aisle seats to the Kings vs. Lakers. It was Dwight Howards debut in a Laker uniform. The Laker...
    Section 314, Row 8
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