May 10, 2003; Exterior of the Los Angeles Sports Arena. 3939 South Figueroa Street Enterance. Built in 1959, 100% publicaly financed for $7 Million. Current home court for NCAA USC Trojans. Former home of the LA Clippers NBA from 1984-1999, NHL LA Kings 1967, WHA LA Sharks, NBA LA Lakers 1960-1967, RHI LA Blades. Seats about 16,000 for hockey and basketball. Panoramic View.