Knicks proprietor James Dolan mentioned the fan who confronted him and advised him to “promote the crew” after New York’s loss to the Sacramento Kings on Saturday has been banned from Madison Sq. Backyard.
On “The Michael Kay Present” on 1050 ESPN New York on Tuesday, Dolan known as the confrontation an “ambush” and mentioned the fan bought the video to TMZ.
“The ban is just coming from the truth that we now have discovered that he deliberate it,” Dolan mentioned. “They had been stalking me. You may’t do this in Madison Sq. Backyard. You aren’t allowed to stalk the proprietor after which confront him like that.
“These specific guys had deliberate on making that video and promoting it on TMZ.”
The trade started when the fan yelled at Dolan to “promote the crew” as he was strolling into the tunnel. The billionaire stopped and responded, “So that you suppose I ought to promote the crew?” and waved the fan over.
“You wish to not come to any extra video games?” Dolan requested, including that the fan’s remark was impolite.
When the fan protested by saying he was simply stating his opinion, Dolan answered: “No, it is not an opinion. And you realize what, get pleasure from watching them on TV.”
New York Knicks proprietor James Dolan instructed safety to detain a fan who advised him to “promote the crew” after Saturday’s loss to the Sacramento Kings at Madison Sq. Backyard.
Charles Oakley known as out Knicks proprietor James Dolan for threatening to ban followers from Madison Sq. Backyard, saying “it simply would not make sense.”
Dolan then pointed to the fan and nodded towards safety, who instructed the fan to be held. TMZ reported safety and police questioned the person earlier than asking him to go away the sector.
Dolan mentioned Tuesday he had initially deliberate on inviting the fan again and letting him meet the crew in an effort to indicate him that the franchise was headed in a optimistic course. Nonetheless, he mentioned, that modified when it “turned clear that the entire thing was deliberate.”
Dolan additionally addressed rumors that he was contemplating promoting the crew.
“For the file, I’m not promoting the crew and I’m not quitting,” Dolan mentioned.