Former Laker Girl Paula Abdul joins rappers Snoop Dogg and Tyga as Lakers face Nets in official Crypto.com Arena game opener
Paula Abdul, Snoop Dogg and Tyga were among the famous faces reunited in what is now officially known as Crypto.com Arena (formerly Staples Center) in downtown Los Angeles.
The famous 59-year-old artist and former Laker Girl was in good company on Saturday as she watched the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets after the Christmas festivities.
Paula was dressed new when she arrived at the match, while Snoop and Tyga were pictured in more athletic looks as they entered through the court member’s entrance.
A Christmas competition: The famous 59-year-old artist and former Laker Girl joined celebrities who watched the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Brooklyn Nets at the Crypto.com Arena in downtown Los Angeles
Keeping cool: Snoop Dogg (left) and Tyga (right) were pictured with more athletic looks as they entered the arena through the court member’s entrance
Paula entered the arena wearing ruffled pants and a fitted motorcycle jacket.
She added height to her petite figure with a pair of high heels and carried a black leather handbag.
The singer put on a big smile and even delighted fans with a few autographs before stepping into the arena.
The Triple Threat became a Laker Girl in 1980 at the age of 19, and within a year she quickly became the Chief Choreographer.
Stylish: Paula entered the arena wearing ruffled pants with a fitted motorcycle jacket while uplifting her petite figure with chunky high heels
Star-closed: Lakers vs. Nets game saw Hollywood heavyweights and basketball fans perform after Christmas festivities
Entourage: A member of Snoop’s entourage was pictured wearing a jacket with his name on the back
Shortly after Abdul, there was Snoop, 50, who showed his Laker pride in a purple and yellow tracksuit.
The always-cool rapper donned a rasta-inspired beanie and shielded his eyes behind sunglasses as he entered the arena alongside friends.
A member of the Gin and Juice Stinger entourage was also pictured wearing a jacket with his name on the back at the event.
Rapper Tyga, 32, also made his way via the pitch entry garment, he stood out from the crowd in winter white.
Styling: Rapper Taste who dated Kylie Jenner was pictured walking around with a boyfriend and showed off what looked like ski goggles on her head
Think pink: Longtime Kris Jenner partner Corey Gamble went from Kardashian Christmas festivities to gambling in a silky pink pajama set
Eye-catching: Gamble was impossible to miss in his cotton candy-colored look which also included matching Jordan 11s and a pink mask
And Kris Jenner’s longtime partner Corey Gamble went from Kardashian Christmas festivities to gambling in a silky pink pajama set.
Gamble continued to double down on his color of choice as he rocked matching Jordan 11s and a face mask in the same shade, all while wearing a dazzled mug.
Singer Iann Dior, who sparkled in a sequined coat, was also pictured at the game, as rapper Polo G walked in with a big wad of dollar bills stuffed into his jeans pockets.
Flashy: Singer Iann Dior (left) dazzled in a sequined coat at the game as rapper Polo G (right) walked in with his pockets full of dollar bills alongside his son and father
Power play: Lakers co-owner Jeanie Buss was in attendance alongside actor Jay Mohr and the two added a festive touch with Christmas light necklaces
Lakers co-owner Jeanie Buss was in attendance alongside actor Jay Mohr and the two added a festive touch with Christmas light necklaces.
In Saturday’s game, the Brooklyn Nets ended up beating the Los Angeles Lakers 122-115.
The game also marked the end of an era and the start of a new one, as the space in downtown Los Angeles was officially named Crypto.com Arena after 22 years as Staples Center.
The Singapore-based cryptocurrency platform recently bought the rights to AEG Worldwide for $ 700 million in a 20-year deal.
Los Angeles loss: The Brooklyn Nets ended up beating the Los Angeles Lakers 122-115 in Saturday’s game that marked the arena’s official christening in Crypto.com Arena after 22 years as Staples Center;