Atlanta Hawks to only host friends, family to open season

The Atlanta Hawks are the latest NBA team to reduce capacity ahead of the 2020-2021 season. The Hawks said on Tuesday that only friends and family will be allowed entry for the first few games of the season, which begins on Dec. 22, before hosting a limited number of fans for the game on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18. State Farm Arena has a capacity of 21,000 but the Hawks plan to welcome less than 10% (about 1,650 fans) for that contest. The Hawks are in the midst of one of their busiest…

The Atlanta Hawks are the latest NBA team to reduce capacity ahead of the 2020-2021 season. The Hawks said on Tuesday that only friends and family will be allowed entry for the first few games of the season, which begins on Dec. 22, before hosting a limited number of fans for the game on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18. State Farm Arena has a capacity of 21,000 but the Hawks plan to welcome less than 10% (about 1,650 fans) for that contest. The Hawks are in the midst of one of their busiest…

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