A gateway of entertainment in Talking Stick Resort Arena
Phoenix is one of the most populous cities of the U.S. State of Arizona and home of several professional franchises. Phoenix is one of only 13 United State metropolitan areas to represent of all four major professional sports leagues, including indoor football and hockey league, and all of major professional sport leagues happened in Talking Stick Resort Arena at Phoenix Arizona. Talking Stick Resort Arena at Phoenix Arizona is a sports and entertainment arena and it was known as America West Arena from 1992 to 2006 and as US Airways Center from 2006 to 2015.
The Arena was the great place to watch events and a gateway of entertainment for your family and friends, it has comfortable seats no matter where you sit and plenty of food choices that was very good while having enjoyment with your family and friends and it features one million square feet (93,000 m2) in size on an 11-acre (4.5 ha) site and a 16,000-square-foot (1,500 m2) air conditioned glass-enclosed atrium built on the northwest side of the arena, to keep patrons cool while waiting in line for tickets or spending time inside the building before events.
Talking Stick Resort Arena is the home of Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise in 1968 and the first major sports team in Phoenix. When the year goes, Phoenix Suns made it to the NBA finals season and successfully achieved the first ever NBA Finals in 1976 led by the 10th overall pick in the 1972 NBA draft, Paul Westphal. The game was called “the greatest game ever played” in NBA history. Aside of NBA, Phoenix also compete in Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), the Phoenix Mercury. Phoenix Mercury has been home to many high quality players such as explosive Rutgers grad Cappie Pondexter, former Temple power forward Candice Dupree, former Baylor standout center Brittney Griner, Australian guard Penny Taylor, and former UConn and three times WNBA Finals MVP, the sharpshooter Diana Taurasi. Phoenix Mercury won the WNBA Championship title in 2007, 2009, and 2014 over Detroit, Indiana, and Chicago respectively.
Aside of basketball league, Talking Stick Resort Arena is home of the American professional baseball league, the Arizona Diamondbacks or shortened as D-backs. D-backs have won one World Series championship (in 2001) led by right-handed pitcher, Curtis Montague Schilling and become the fastest expansion team in the Major Leagues to win a championship only on its fourth season since the franchise’s inception in Major League Baseball season on 1998.
The Talking Stick Resort Arena was hosted numerous events for WWE, including SummerSlam, Royal Rumble, Money in the bank, Cyber Sunday and Elimination Chamber. And also hosted for single tour, including Depeche Mode (an English band known for a dark sound that combines synth pop with industrial rock and for lyrics that explore sexual and political themes), Harriet Alargunoso (pop genre and musical artist), Miranda Lambert (her album was certified Platinum in the U.S.), Lana Del Rey (american singer, songwriter and model) and Shakira (Colombian singer and received numerous award).