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Knicks owner James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

Nick Friar
March 28, 2020 - 10:27 pm

Saturday night, the Knicks announced James Dolan, the executive chairman and CEO of Madison Square Garden as well as the team’s owner, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Dolan has been in self-isolation and isn’t experiencing symptoms. The team stated he will continue to oversee business operations.

This news comes on the heels of a report from the New York Daily News stating Dolan promised to pay Madison Square Garden event staff “through at least May 3” during the shutdown. Also, Dolan created a fund for those employees who have hardship cases. According to the New York Daily News, the fund had already received $2.3 million in donations.