Joe Lacob

Inglewood will vote on deal for Clippers to explore new arena

Inglewood will vote on deal for Clippers to explore new arena

As round-the-clock construction continues on the $2.6-billion stadium for the Rams and Chargers in Inglewood, the resurgent city is moving toward adding another team.

Inglewood's City Council will vote Thursday on an exclusive negotiating agreement for a Clippers-controlled company to build an arena for the team, according to a copy of the document.

The 22 acres for the arena are across the street from the 298-acre site where Rams owner Stan Kroenke is building the stadium as part of a sprawling mixed-use development.

The Rams aren't involved in the Clippers' arena project, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, though representatives of Kroenke...