The Knicks, the first to discriminate: they only sell tickets to the vaccinated

The New York Knicks announced this Friday that the tickets for the matches in the Madison Square Garden will be sold exclusively to fully vaccinated fans in case the team outperforms the Hawks from Atlanta.

The Knicks also announced that the fifth game of their Eastern Conference first-round series against the Hawks, who visit them, has been exhausted.

A total of 15,047 fans attended the defeat of the Knicks by 107-105 before Hawks in the first game of the series on Sunday. On Wednesday, the team expanded the capacity for fans with all the openings, as 16,254 fans watched as New York tied the best-of-seven series with a 101-92 victory over Atlanta in Game 2.

“It’s moments like this that show us what is possible if everyone gets vaccinated – we can all go back to doing what we love – and that definitely includes being together to cheer on the Knicks in the game. Madison Square Garden“Said David Hopkinson, Executive Vice President of MSG Sports and president of the team’s business operations.

Matches 3 and 4 are played in Atlanta on Friday and Sunday, respectively, before the series returns to New York for the fifth game on Wednesday.

According to the website of the Knicks, “Guests over 16 years old with tickets in a vaccinated section will have to present a proof of complete vaccination before entering the section or they will not be allowed access to the seat, and their tickets cannot be refunded”

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