Staples Center will be renamed Crypto.com Arena. What is Crypto.com?
The legendary Staples Center — home to the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers (for now) — will be renamed by Christmas
In what many would consider a win for cryptocurrency fans, the legendary Staples Center in Los Angeles will soon be renamed Crypto.com Arena.
- No, we’re not kidding.
The switch from Staples Center to Crypto.com Arena will become official on Christmas Day.
- Per NBA reporter Shams Charania, the name change is “believed to be the largest U.S. venue naming rights deal to date.”
What is Crypto.com?
Crypto.com is a website that allows you to buy, sell and pay with cryptocurrency. The website allows you to buy all forms of crypto, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Polkadot, among many others.
What is cryptocurrency?
Good question, and one we’ve written about before. So cryptocurrencies are decentralized digital currencies that can be used to buy and sell things on the internet, at least for some stores and markets. Cryptocurrency tokens have a tendency to rise in value over time, making them investment opportunities for people. Crypto coins are all digital and not physical.
The best memes about Crypto.com Arena
So it turns out that the internet decided to have some fun with the name change for Crypto.com Arena. After all, the venue will host the Los Angeles Lakers, which has legendary superstar LeBron James on their team. James has often been a source of internet meme culture, so the pairing seemed fitting.
Here are some of the best memes from the internet about the name change.
what if we kissed under the lights at crypto dot com arena— Molly Morrison (@mollyhannahm) November 17, 2021
you can really feel the energy here tonight in crypto dot com arena— Matt Pearce 🦅 (@mattdpearce) November 17, 2021
crypto dot com arena might be the worst sounding arena in all of sports. it makes smoothie king center sound immaculate.— sean yoo (@SeanYoo) November 17, 2021
jeff van gundy asking “what’s crypto dot com even mean?” before he and mark jackson spend 20 minutes trying to figure out what crypto is while mike breen calls a basketball game— Bill DiFilippo (@billdifilippo) November 17, 2021