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Pechanga Arena San Diego is an indoor medium-small venue in San Diego. The venue opened in 1966 and was formerly used for basketball and ice hockey.

Naming History

  • San Diego International Sports Center (1966-1970)
  • San Diego Sports Arena (1970-2005)
  • iPayOne Center (2005-2007)
  • San Diego Sports Arena (2007-2010)
  • Valley View Casino Center (2010-2018)
  • Pechanga Arena San Diego (2018-Present)

Tenants and Events

Tenant League Served as Start End Usage Origin Fate
San Francisco Warriors National Basketball Association Alternate home venue 1966-67 1966-67 Regular season games:
One game (1966-67)
Two games (1970-71)
Total games:
Three games
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
Alternate home venue 1970-71 1970-71 Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
San Diego Rockets National Basketball Association Sole home venue (1967-68--1968-69)
Great majority home venue (1969-70--1970-71)
1967-68 1970-71 Regular season games:
41 games per season (1967-68--1968-69)
38 games (1969-70)
39 games (1970-71)
Total regular season games:
159 games
Postseason games:
Three games
Total games:
162 games
Expansion franchise Moved to Fertitta Center, Houston as Houston Rockets
National Basketball Association All-Star Game National Basketball Association Event venue 1970-71 1970-71 One game Moved from Spectrum, Philadelphia Moved to The Forum Presented by Chase, Inglewood, California
Golden State Warriors National Basketball Association Low minority home venue 1971-72 1971-72 Regular season games:
Six games (1971-72)
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
San Diego Conquistadors American Basketball Association Sole home venue 1974-75 1974-75 Regular season games:
42 games (1973-74)
Moved from Golden Hall Renamed San Diego Sails
San Diego Mariners World Hockey Association Sole home venue 1974-75 1976-77 Regular season games:
39 games (1974-75)
40 games per season (1975-76--1976-77)
Total regular season games:
119 games
Postseason games:
13 games
Total games:
132 games
Jersey Knights moved from Cherry Hill Arena, Cherry Hill, New Jersey Folded
San Diego Sails American Basketball Association Sole home venue 1975-76 1975-76 Regular season games:
Three games (1975-76)
San Diego Conquistadors renamed Folded mid-season
San Diego Clippers National Basketball Association Sole home venue 1978-79 1983-84 Regular season games:
41 games per season (1978-79--1983-84)
Total games:
246 games
Boston Celtics moved from Boston Garden, Boston Moved to Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, Los Angeles as Los Angeles Clippers