Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Game Postponed | Magic Basketball

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Nov 02

Orlando Magic at New York Knicks Game Postponed

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Via the New York Knicks:

Following last night’s Rangers game, during overnight maintenance of Madison Square Garden, which included cleaning asbestos-related materials in the attic above the ceiling, some debris fell into the Arena.

Out of an abundance of caution, and after consulting with the NBA, we are postponing tonight’s Knicks v. [Orlando] Magic game. We will be working with the city and independent experts, ATC Associates and GCI Environmental Advisory, to evaluate and determine the most appropriate course of action. As the safety of our customers and employees are our top priority, we will not reopen the Garden until we are absolutely assured the Arena is safe.

Ticketholders are advised to retain their tickets, and to go to nyknicks.com for rescheduling information. We will announce information about future events as soon as they have been determined.

Madison Square Garden apologizes for any inconvenience.

2 comments
Mike Camunas
Mike Camunas

Why should anyone else expect anything different from MSG? It's NYC — asbestos will never be fully removed from that city.

MagicMark
MagicMark

It was the oil-based cleaner that caused the other game to be cancelled, not ice.