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Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 at 3:20 pm  |  15 responses

Knicks/Magic Game Postponed

See, Marcin Gortat was correct! NYC can’t get anything right. From the Knicks Blog: “Via NY Knicks PR …    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 the NBA, we are postponing tonight’s Knicks v. 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.”

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  • JTaylor21

    The same way the Knicks postpone defensive drills in practice.

  • http://www.twitter.com/TheDiesel Anton

    This is an obvious cover up; the Knicks were planning to drop 50 pounds of chalk in LeBron’s debut home game.

  • Jose

    Why do you that you begin cleaning the attic out during the season, especially if you know the misc. items in there have asbestos on them. I’m not a health inspector but i believe things like that should be handled asap..

  • http://slamonline.com The Black Rick Kamla

    most historic arena in the league means its the oldest and dirtiest one as well

  • EtheKnickfan

    I was in the garden today (cough cough) there wasnt a thing wrong (cough cough) they coulda played the game.

  • MusketeerX

    Remodeling the Garden has it’s drawbacks.

  • CAPTAIN HINDSIGHT

    THEY SHOULD HAVE CLEANED OUT THE ASBESTOS YEARS AGO

  • http://www.google.com/news BETCATS

    Hopefully they can clean up the whole city in the given time to change Gortat’s mind.

  • JD

    Haha its quite funny that Gortat said that and then this happens bet he saying I told you so right now

  • bnets

    Would be funny if they`ll play at the IZOD for a while (Nets crappy building) And LOL @JD`s comment

  • The Philosopher

    I didn’t have money on this game, anyway.

  • http://Slamonline.com Caboose

    Yeah I didn’t wanna watch my Magic play tonight, thanks for helping me out there MSG janitors. You truly are responsible and helpful.

  • dma

    Maybe that’s why Isiah was making all those bad moves? Nahh

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    Hmmm… Still postponed, it appears. I hope they start the game at like 12 am, that’d be dope.

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