It's somewhat sad that both the Avalanche and Nuggets are REALLY good right now, and only a few peopl can go to the Playoff games... But that is about to change!
If the teams move on to their next playoff rounds, Ball Arena will be allowed to be at full capacity after receiving the go ahead from the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE).
However, DDPHE's approval comes with two caveats; all fans in attendance over the age of 3 are required to wear a mask and Ball Arena will require all fans to complete a health assessment prior to entering the arena.
Some seating areas will not be available due to NBA and NHL safety restrictions, KSE said. If the Nuggets move on to the second round, the arena will be allowed to accommodate 18,300 fans, which is almost 91% of the arena's usual basketball capacity. The Nuggets currently lead the Portland Trail Blazers three games to two. Game 6 tips off tonight at 6 p.m. in Portland.
If the Avs advance, the arena will be allowed to let in 17,400 fans, which is 95% of its usual hockey capacity. The Avs are up two games to none in the second round of the playoffs against the Vegas Golden Knights. Game 3 in that series is Friday night in Las Vegas.