The American Airlines Center is home to NBA franchise team, Dallas Mavericks, the NHL's Dallas Stars and the AFL's Dallas Desperados. Seating capacity for basketball is just over 19,000 fans while seating for hockey fans is approximately 18,000. In addition to sports, many events are held here each year. Among them, concerts, family shows and other entertainment.The American Airlines Center is often confused with American Airlines Arena, which is located in Miami, Florida. It's important to note that these two venues are completely different and are located in different states.