Residents of Los Angeles, sports fans and social media personalities are making light of’s plans to rename the city’s Staples Center for its own marketing purposes.

The Staples Center, a multi-purpose arena that has been home to the Los Angeles Clippers, Lakers and other major sports franchises for years, is scheduled to be renamed as the Arena starting on Dec. 25. This follows a $700 million agreement wherein the platform holds the naming rights for 20 years. However, since its opening in 1999, the venue has always been called the Staples Center, and fans don’t seem to want or observers to forget this fact when the handover o.