Knicks owner James Dolan has coronavirus, experiencing few symptoms
New York Knicks owner James Dolan has COVID-19 but is doing well, the team announced on Saturday.
The Knicks said in a statement that Dolan has been in self-isolation and not experiencing many symptoms after testing positive for the virus. Dolan is also continuing to oversee the business operations for Madison Square Garden Company.
The Madison Square Garden Company Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus. He has been in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no symptoms. He continues to oversee business operations.
— NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) March 29, 2020
Dolan has been busy with recent business deals. His MSG company agreed to a sale of The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. to Clippers owner Steve Ballmer for $400 million in cash.
Dolan also stepped up for his employees during the economic shutdown. His company said in a memo they would be paying workers at their venues through at least May 3. The venues include Radio City Music Hall, The Hulu Theatre and The Chicago Theatre, in addition to Madison Square Garden.