NBA In-Arena Attendance: How Teams Are Allotting Their Seating Capacity

NBA In-Arena Attendance: How Teams Are Allotting Their Seating Capacity

Take a look at the latest development from the world of NBA upon the in-arena attendance of different teams in the 2020-21 season playoffs

When the NBA 2020-21 Season started, the on going Covid-19 pandemic was on its peek in the United States.

However, with imposed measures and precautions, finally a stage could be reached wherein the fans can be allocated inside the venue to witness their favorite teams and players in action.

But that stage has been achieved during the playoffs. Do you want to know all about the seating capacity on different teams in the playoffs?

NBA In-Arena Attendance: How many fans are allowed inside the arenas of different teams

Note- The arrival of fans depends on various factors that differ from state to state

Atlanta Hawks

Capacity- 16.888
Arena- State Farm Arena

The Hawks were originally going to allow 7,625 fans, approximately 45% of the arena’s full capacity.

Boston Celtics

Capacity- 18, 624
Arena- TD Garden

TD Garden has been permitted to host fans at 25% capacity since May 10.

Brooklyn Nets

Capacity- 17,732
Arena- Barclays Center

The Nets reached 83.3% of normal capacity in Game 2 against Boston Celtics in their 7-match Round 1 series.

Dallas Mavericks

Capacity- 19,200
Arena- American Airlines Center

The Mark Cuban owned franchise is looking to fill in their full capacity after extensively aggressive vaccination drives are being held all over the state.

Denver Nuggets

Capacity- 19,250
Arena- Balls Arena

The Denver Nuggets are looking to fill in their capacity by 57.3%, which saw them seating 7,75- fans in their first two first round playoff game against Portland Trail Blazers.

Los Angeles Lakers

Capacity- 18,977
Arena- Staples Center

During the play-in game against Golden State Warriors, the LA Lakers allowed 6,602 fans inside the Staples Center.


Los Angeles Clippers

Capacity- 19,068
Arena- Staples Center

In Game 2 against the Dallas Mavericks, the LA Clippers had 6,885 fans in the arena.

Memphis Grizzlies

Capacity- 17,794
Arena- FedEx Forum

According to sources, Memphis Grizzlies increased their capacity for the playoffs to 40% or roughly 7,100 fans.

Miami Heat

Capacity- 19,600
Arena- American Airlines Arena

The Miami Heat increased their capacity for home playoff games to 17,000 available seats.

Milwaukee Bucks


Capacity- Fiserv Forum
Arena- 17,341

The Milwaukee Bucks are planning to increase the capacity of Foserv Forum to 16,500 fans for the remainder of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, beginning on June 1 for a potential Game 5.

New York Knicks

Capacity- 19,812
Arena- Madison Square Garden

In the First 2 games of the round 1 series against Atlanta Hawks, the Knicks approximately hosted 15,000 fans inside MSG.

Philadelphia 76ers

Capacity- 20,155
Arena- Wells Fargo Center

They increase capacity for the 2021 playoffs to 50%. In Game 1 against the Wizards, the Wells Fargo Center included 11,160 fans.

Phoenix Suns

Capacity- Phoenix Suns Arena
Arena- 18,055

The Suns will be hosting 16,000 fans in Game 5 against LA Lakers.


Portland Trail Blazers

Capacity- 19,441
Arena- Moda Center

So far in the Moda Center, the Trail Blazers have been hosting 10% fans to fill in their seating capacity.

Utah Jazz

Capacity- 18,306
Arena- Vivint Home Smart Arena

The Jazz welcomed 13,750 fans inside the arena for Game 1 of the playoffs against the Grizzlies, which is almost 75% of arena capacity.

Washington Wizards

Capacity- 20,063
Arena- Capital One Arena

The Wizards are filling only 25% of their capacity during the first round series against 76ers.

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