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Knicks shut down facility after employees contract COVID-19

The Knicks closed their Tarrytown training facility Tuesday after three employees tested positive for COVID-19.

The news came just hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio and others warned New York City was on the precipice of a second wave of coronavirus. This just served to drive that point home even further.

While the NBA got through the restart — all the way from the seeding games through the Lakers’ victory in the NBA Finals — without COVID-19 incident, that was with the benefit of the uber-expensive bubble in Disney. But now in the offseason, as numbers spike locally, the Knicks saw three employees — not believed to be players — test positive during routine screenings.

All three employees are asymptomatic and currently under quarantine, according to the Knicks. But in the meantime, the MSG Training Center has been temporarily closed to allow for a thorough cleaning of the facility. Read from source….