Starting next Wednesday, the Sixers will be allowed to accept full-scale crowds in the Wells Fargo Center.
Chris Heck, President of Team Business Operations issued a statement thanking Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and the city’s Ministry of Health that allows all businesses to operate at full capacity starting June 2.
The Phillies announced Friday that seating capacity at Citizens Bank Park will increase to 100 percent on June 4.
The Sixers started the season without fans in attendance. They first allowed fans to play games against San Antonio on March 14 and have 50 percent capacity for winning in games 1 and 2 of the series. Their first playoff round Heading into the playoffs, the Sixers are expected to have 100 percent capacity starting June 11.
The Sixers’ home game with no entry restrictions is March 11, 2020, the night the NBA suspended the season after Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19.
With a large piece of vacant rooftop seating, fans were crammed into the lower portion of the stadium more than the 50 percent figure might suggest.
A fan poured popcorn on Russell. Westbrook was injured in the fourth quarter of the Sixers 2 win over the Wizards on Wednesday. After an investigation, the Sixers revoked fans’ season tickets and banned him indefinitely from the Wells Fargo Center. The NBA released a statement Thursday saying: “The Fan Code of Conduct will be taken seriously to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all involved.”
In Utah, three jazz fans have been banned, beating Ja Morant’s father, Morant, a Grizzly point guard. s told ESPN’s Tim McMahon that fans Make racist and rude comments on him and his wife.
If necessary, game 5 of the Sixers-Wizards series. Going next Wednesday, the Sixers can wipe out the Wizards with two wins in Washington, DC.
Although Heck’s statement encouraged “Everyone has been vaccinated.” There is currently no indication that the Sixers will require fans to be vaccinated.
The Knicks announced Friday that if a team advances to the second round of the playoffs They will only sell tickets to fans who are fully vaccinated.