Corona (karma) virus is hitting Dolan very hard
New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus. According to the Knicks, Dolan, 64, is experiencing “little to no symptoms” and is continuing to oversee business operations while in self-isolation.
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
On Friday, Dolan committed to paying qualified Madison Square Garden employees through at least May 3.
He also established the MSG Relief Fund with a $1 million donation from the Madison Square Garden company that was matched by a similar contribution from the Dolan Family Foundation.
Two of the first NBAers to test positive, Utah Jazz teammates Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell, were cleared of the illness on Friday.
New York City remains the epicenter for the pandemic in the United States, with nearly 30,000 cases as of Saturday. More than 500 have died in the city.