Knicks owner James Dolan was quick to respond to a fan’s criticism Saturday as he left his seat and appeared to threaten to ban a fan from attending any more games at Madison Square Garden.
The fan was caught on video obtained by TMZ yelling at Dolan to “sell the team!”
The owner then walked toward where the fan was standing and said: “You really think I should sell the team? You want to not come to any more games?”
The heckler replied it was an opinion, but Dolan responded: “It’s not an opinion. Enjoy watching them on TV.”
Knicks owner James Dolan threatens to ban a fan that tells him to sell the Team pic.twitter.com/e5KVhu70UW
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A Madison Square Garden spokesperson released a statement to TMZ after the incident, stating: “Our policy is and will continue to be that if you are disrespectful to anyone in our venues, we will ask you not to return.”
The exchange came after the Knicks fell to the Kings, 102-94. New York holds the worst record in the NBA at 13-53.