Scott Agness: A limited number of fans will soon be allowed at Pacers home games, where a lot is different. – Pre-arrival screening/x-ray machines – Mandatory masks – Seating pods – Only cards accepted.
A limited number of tickets for upcoming Indiana Pacers home games will be available for sale to the general public, the team announced today. Tickets for games from January 24 through March 4 will go on sale Tuesday, January 19, at Pacers.com, at BankersLifeFieldhouse.com, and in-person at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Box Office weekdays from noon to 5pm. The Pacers will limit sales to approximately 1,000 tickets per game through January 25 and consider gradual increases for games after that. The Marion County Health Department will currently allow 25 percent capacity, roughly 4,500 attendees, for 2020-2021 Pacers home contests.
Chris Fedor: #Cavs announce a limited number of tickets will go on sale at 12 p.m. this afternoon for 3 games: Jan. 11 vs. Memphis, Jan. 12 vs. Utah and Jan. 15 vs. NY. Wine & Gold United members have first dibs. Cavs are allowed close to 2,000 fans moving forward thanks to variance approval
Spectators are not allowed in most NBA markets due to local health orders, but a limited number of fans will be in attendance when John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins make their Houston Rockets debuts against the Kings on Thursday. Houston is one of the few NBA cities where fans are being permitted under strict COVID-19 protocols. Up to 4,500 are expected at the Toyota Center when the Rockets (0-2) entertain the Kings (3-1) in their home opener on New Year’s Eve.
Rod Beard: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services allows for a max of 250 fans in arenas. There are fans here at Little Caesars Arena, and most of them look to be employees and team families, from what I can tell.