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PostPosted: 03/01/18 8:01 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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I was expecting the cheap seats to still be $20 a la the general admission seats at MSG.

Well for single-game tickets they'll presumably go lower than $29 - the ones in the black arc (i.e. the 'balcony') on the image Queenie linked to aren't listed in the prices. I guess they don't want you sitting up there if you're a 'member'/season ticket holder.



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toad455 wrote:
I was expecting the cheap seats to still be $20 a la the general admission seats at MSG.

Well for single-game tickets they'll presumably go lower than $29 - the ones in the black arc (i.e. the 'balcony') on the image Queenie linked to aren't listed in the prices. I guess they don't want you sitting up there if you're a 'member'/season ticket holder.


We're questioning that on Sunday- whether those are obstructed view, reserved for groups and walk-ups, or other such shenanigans.

The thing that gets me about the pricing, other than its absurdity, is the utter lack of a middle class. It goes from $39/game to $86/game. I know the middle class has been getting squeezed out of the economy, but I didn't expect to see it in microcosm.



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It could be worse , you could have ended up with Nowhere to sit and No one to watch Laughing dying at NY fans complaining about the prices now . When is anything in NY cheap ?



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Wow, it looks like the average seat will be more expensive -- maybe a lot more expensive. Again, they are good seats, but it's essentially forcing people into an upgrade. Even if it's worth it in terms of value, it may not be possible for fans based on budget. You can see why it took them so long to come up with a pricing plan. The balancing act is really difficult.



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Thanks for posting this Queenie ...
THIS IS HORRIBLE

add on the MTA travel cost and its more than horrible !

So Dolan will get what he wants ...few STH's as a base
so he can make the Liberty less attractive to any NY buyer...
and in 2019 the can sell to some place like Omaha



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Perhaps some enterprising Liberty fans can find a nice sports bar near MSG (or some other convenient location) and make a deal with the owner to have viewing parties for Liberty games. Probably cost a lot less, be more convenient and you would not be giving HLJ a plug nickel while enjoying the games. Just a thought.



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Also just to say, that layout looks very similar to what they appear to use for the Westchester Knicks, including those little semi-circular tables with a few seats behind them - NOT the bigger layout with extra banks of seats that tfan posted a picture of a few posts back. I just added up the total number of seats available for those Westchester Knicks games, including the upper ones, and it comes to a grand total of 2,159 seats. Only area not included in that is whatever they cram into the 'Founder's Club' (Knicks) or 'Heineken Club' (Liberty) on the stage area.

It's not even remotely approaching 5,000.



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PostPosted: 03/01/18 9:54 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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Perhaps some enterprising Liberty fans can find a nice sports bar near MSG (or some other convenient location) and make a deal with the owner to have viewing parties for Liberty games. Probably cost a lot less, be more convenient and you would not be giving HLJ a plug nickel while enjoying the games. Just a thought.


And that’s only if they televise the games from WCC. What are the chances?

This would’ve marked my 19th year as a STH, but sadly, I’ve just decided to leave it at 18 years.


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Not telling people they shouldn't be unhappy, but realistically speaking the worst seat at WCC is probably as close to the court as a good seat in MSG. Secondly, given the built-in reduction in attendance, there is only so much the team can cut prices. For example, if they get 50% of their MSG crowd (optimistic) and cut prices to 75%, then the team is pulling in 37.5% of last year's box office revenue. Even with cheaper arena rental, the rest of your costs are the same. So, while I understand why fans feel they should get a much bigger discount for the lesser experience and longer travel, the business' cost structure may not allow for that. Not suggesting that I have any kind of inside information. Just pointing out that fairness and reality may be at odds no matter where they move.


Perhaps they should have thought about it a bit more before pulling the MSG plug. Or perhaps they did think about it and for some reason, want to make the point that it is non-profitable by making it less profitable....making no sense whatsoever if they want to sell.



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PostPosted: 03/02/18 1:59 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Imagine if they can't even sell out the WCC.


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Also just to say, that layout looks very similar to what they appear to use for the Westchester Knicks, including those little semi-circular tables with a few seats behind them - NOT the bigger layout with extra banks of seats that tfan posted a picture of a few posts back. I just added up the total number of seats available for those Westchester Knicks games, including the upper ones, and it comes to a grand total of 2,159 seats. Only area not included in that is whatever they cram into the 'Founder's Club' (Knicks) or 'Heineken Club' (Liberty) on the stage area.

It's not even remotely approaching 5,000.


I did confirm with my rep that the black seats are being sold- but they're reserved for group sales and individual game tickets. Seems like we're gonna get to know our fellow season subscribers real well this year... well, if we were able to make it out to more games.



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Richyyy wrote:
Also just to say, that layout looks very similar to what they appear to use for the Westchester Knicks, including those little semi-circular tables with a few seats behind them - NOT the bigger layout with extra banks of seats that tfan posted a picture of a few posts back. I just added up the total number of seats available for those Westchester Knicks games, including the upper ones, and it comes to a grand total of 2,159 seats. Only area not included in that is whatever they cram into the 'Founder's Club' (Knicks) or 'Heineken Club' (Liberty) on the stage area.

It's not even remotely approaching 5,000.


I did confirm with my rep that the black seats are being sold- but they're reserved for group sales and individual game tickets. Seems like we're gonna get to know our fellow season subscribers real well this year... well, if we were able to make it out to more games.

The floorplan you posted has one narrow extra section that isn't available on the Westchester Knicks floorplan I counted - there's an extra SL5, rather than just SL1-SL4. But taking the upper ring out of the total removes 1482 of the seats. So I reckon there's all of about 700 for you guys to choose from at this 'event' at the weekend, regardless of what you're willing to spend.



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I'm serving on a grand jury right now, and both the woman to my left and the woman in front of me live in White Plains. They said that there are lots of things to do on Tarrytown Road. There is even more if you're willing to walk a mile into downtown White Plains. One woman called it a mini-Manhattan, and she was puzzled when I said that Google maps show the surrounding area as a bunch of golf courses. The other woman did know about the golf courses, but she agreed that golf was hardly the only thing to do. They painted White Plains as a much more interesting place than the wasteland we've seen described on this board.

I was told that there is good parking if you want to drive and that the walk from the train station to WCC via tunnel is pretty short. Their other piece of advice was to definitely take the express train if you can.



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I'm serving on a grand jury right now, and both the woman to my left and the woman in front of me live in White Plains. They said that there are lots of things to do on Tarrytown Road. There is even more if you're willing to walk a mile into downtown White Plains. One woman called it a mini-Manhattan, and she was puzzled when I said that Google maps show the surrounding area as a bunch of golf courses. The other woman did know about the golf courses, but she agreed that golf was hardly the only thing to do. They painted White Plains as a much more interesting place than the wasteland we've seen described on this board.

I was told that there is good parking if you want to drive and that the walk from the train station to WCC via tunnel is pretty short. Their other piece of advice was to definitely take the express train if you can.


She's probably never been to Manhattan. Razz

Were they excited about the Liberty coming to town?



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root_thing wrote:
I'm serving on a grand jury right now, and both the woman to my left and the woman in front of me live in White Plains. They said that there are lots of things to do on Tarrytown Road. There is even more if you're willing to walk a mile into downtown White Plains. One woman called it a mini-Manhattan, and she was puzzled when I said that Google maps show the surrounding area as a bunch of golf courses. The other woman did know about the golf courses, but she agreed that golf was hardly the only thing to do. They painted White Plains as a much more interesting place than the wasteland we've seen described on this board.

I was told that there is good parking if you want to drive and that the walk from the train station to WCC via tunnel is pretty short. Their other piece of advice was to definitely take the express train if you can.


She's probably never been to Manhattan. Razz

Were they excited about the Liberty coming to town?


LOL. Downtown White Plains isn't like being in a little rural town. But a "mini-Manhattan"? Hilarious.

I grew up from age eight in Westchester County (Mount Vernon). It's important to understand that some people who live in suburbs--all over the U.S.--never go into the central cities that aren't far away.



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The grand jury is meeting in Manhattan. It's federal court. I guess there aren't that many around the state, so it covers Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. These women seemed reasonably sophisticated. And given how hyper-development has spread all over the outer boroughs and New Jersey, I don't see why it wouldn't happen in Westchester. I'm sure it's very different from just 10 years ago, much less several decades ago. Not saying there isn't some exaggeration from these women based on civic pride, but there has probably been negative bias (snobbery?) on the part of Liberty fans from New York City. Even if it's no more than mall-type establishments in White Plains, is the comparison to MSG that unfavorable? It's not like the Penn Station/Herald Square area is known for high culture and gourmet cuisine



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The grand jury is meeting in Manhattan. It's federal court. I guess there aren't that many around the state, so it covers Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. These women seemed reasonably sophisticated. And given how hyper-development has spread all over the outer boroughs and New Jersey, I don't see why it wouldn't happen in Westchester. I'm sure it's very different from just 10 years ago, much less several decades ago. Not saying there isn't some exaggeration from these women based on civic pride, but there has probably been negative bias (snobbery?) on the part of Liberty fans from New York City. Even if it's no more than mall-type establishments in White Plains, is the comparison to MSG that unfavorable? It's not like the Penn Station/Herald Square area is known for high culture and gourmet cuisine


I, for one, haven't in any way put down White Plains. But downtown White Plains as a "mini-Manhattan" is a joke.



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I guess people's mileage varies when it comes to the definition of "mini"



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root_thing wrote:
The grand jury is meeting in Manhattan. It's federal court. I guess there aren't that many around the state, so it covers Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. These women seemed reasonably sophisticated. And given how hyper-development has spread all over the outer boroughs and New Jersey, I don't see why it wouldn't happen in Westchester. I'm sure it's very different from just 10 years ago, much less several decades ago. Not saying there isn't some exaggeration from these women based on civic pride, but there has probably been negative bias (snobbery?) on the part of Liberty fans from New York City. Even if it's no more than mall-type establishments in White Plains, is the comparison to MSG that unfavorable? It's not like the Penn Station/Herald Square area is known for high culture and gourmet cuisine


I, for one, haven't in any way put down White Plains. But downtown White Plains as a "mini-Manhattan" is a joke.


Maybe they mean Manhattan, Kansas



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PostPosted: 03/03/18 9:05 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

But never mind all that - give us all the juicy details on the grand jury. Have you suggested they look into Dolan and his dirty dealings?



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Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

But never mind all that - give us all the juicy details on the grand jury. Have you suggested they look into Dolan and his dirty dealings?


Sorry, this is Federal Court -- not Rebkell Kangaroo Court... although the latter would probably be more organized. They dragged us out to face a nor'easter and 60 mph winds so that we could sit around for two and half hours doing nothing. Then, after asking us to skip lunch, they had us redo an indictment that had already been approved by another jury last week. Apparently, there was one minor mistake in the details. Well worth our time. Rolling Eyes



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I'm sure he would get a fair trial here.



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For anyone who's going to look at the arena tomorrow, for anyone who goes to games in White Plains when they begin... it would be valuable to post feedback about the arena, travel tips, information about nearby restaurants, and so forth. Thanks in advance.



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Can't wait to hear from everyone about the event tomorrow.



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bob lamm, there is a diner across the street called city limits. i know that for certain. so if you dont want to eat at the county center you can eat there. you can find it online to see what it looks like.


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i know i am going to have issue. My seat at msg was 27, now the cheapest is 29!!!! oh hell no! and if i am not happy with the view, i will say i want up in the balcony and if they say no....i will tell them to shove it after 18 years of being a sth and even making the trek to jersey.


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i know i am going to have issue. My seat at msg was 27, now the cheapest is 29!!!! oh hell no! and if i am not happy with the view, i will say i want up in the balcony and if they say no....i will tell them to shove it after 18 years of being a sth and even making the trek to jersey.


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I feel like they should at least make center court balcony seats available as season tickets for 20-25 dollars per game. It's one thing to pay 29 dollars. It's another to pay it for an uncomfortable seat with a questionable sight line. I don't like sitting down low in general for that reason.



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It’s what I was talking about for the Mystics when they move. Less seats being available should drive up the prices if the games sell out. Supply and demand establishes the pricing.



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Is Dolan really expecting fans to shell out more money for Tix when they'll have to shell out more money to get to the game? What an A$$!!!



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Is Dolan really expecting fans to shell out more money for Tix when they'll have to shell out more money to get to the game? What an A$$!!!


This move does not seem to be about revenue from Liberty ticket sales. Rather, seems a way to cut costs while increasing MSG total revenue from additional open nights for booking concerts.



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Is Dolan really expecting fans to shell out more money for Tix when they'll have to shell out more money to get to the game? What an A$$!!!


This move does not seem to be about revenue from Liberty ticket sales. Rather, seems a way to cut costs while increasing MSG total revenue from additional open nights for booking concerts.


Boom There it is Randy!



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Any reports from today’s WCC open house event? Turnout? Ticket prices? Commute?


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Any reports from today’s WCC open house event? Turnout? Ticket prices? Commute?


I've been patiently waiting for reports. Not expecting good news.



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Any reports from today’s WCC open house event? Turnout? Ticket prices? Commute?


I've been patiently waiting for reports. Not expecting good news.


There was good news!
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Sorry. We just got home about half an hour ago. Our rep told us we had a 3PM timeslot... yes, well, apparently Katie gave a half hour talk sometime before that. But we aimed for 3PM. Left about an hour later, after a long talk with Keia and a short talk with Katie.

The sight lines in the lower deck are terrible. Either you can't see because of the ribbon boards or you're too low to see anything. The only seats we found that we really like were in the upper deck, and upper deck seats aren't being sold as season tickets. (We are apparently not the only ones who have that issue. It's being put under consideration.) And when I talk about liking the seats, I'm also talking about the physical things one puts one's ass in, not just the location printed on your ticket. The lower deck seats are temporary, and narrow, and come with an awful lot of sharp edges if you're trying to get down the row. The upper deck seats are pretty much theater seats.

We did not get a chance to explore much of the area around the arena and the station. The walk wasn't terrible in daylight, but I don't know how I'd feel about it at night. (Incidentally, the #20 bus stops across Tarrytown Road, a bit down Central Avenue from the diner. So that's why it kept coming up as the best choice.) (We did, however, manage to miss our stop coming in, which is why we had to walk from the transit center anyway.) I may take an opportunity this week to head up there and explore a bit.

They've figured out arrangements for wheelchairs, but I don't know how they're going to handle canes. And even then, the solution for at least one wheelchair user is to stick her in the aisle behind the bench. (At least we only have a six-foot coach this year instead of a seven-foot coach.) She's not that tall; I don't know how she's gonna see *anything*.

I don't know how concessions are going to be set up. It looks like they might be in the area where the season ticket reps were set up, but I can't say for certain. I didn't think to ask where the bathrooms were.

At least there's wi-fi!

Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.

Columbia, despite being our preseason home, was not an option- the walls are too close to the court. Bill was apparently never thrilled with Levien's layout. Carnesecca Arena at St. John's was supposedly ruled out because of a lack of public transit. We pointed out the three bus lines, one of which connects to the subway and two of which connect to LIRR. (Yes, of course I would be biased towards that option, it's most convenient to me, but I also thought the business relationship between MSG and the St. John's men would be leverage.) Apparently no one looked at a damn bus map.

My rep was working the computer, so we didn't get to talk to him much except to let him know I was gonna need my money back. We're going to have to go the individual route in the upper deck and figure out how to get to the MSG games. He's not in charge of where he gets assigned, but he still didn't make a great impression.

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Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.


This is very not good.


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Maybe it's all a ploy to make it not seem so bad when the Mystics move into their tiny little new home. The same year the Liberty move back into a proper arena, and the resulting increase balances things out.



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Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.


This is very not good.


This is terrible to hear. And really makes it sound like a true minor league venue. A big step back for the league.



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Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.


This is very not good.


This is terrible to hear. And really makes it sound like a true minor league venue. A big step back for the league.


Exactly right. This is not only awful for Liberty fans and the Liberty franchise but for the WNBA and women's basketball in general. For a professional league to have its New York basketball team playing in a home arena with 2300 seats is a joke. But I'm not laughing.



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 12:28 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Bob Lamm wrote:
toad455 wrote:
sigur3 wrote:
Queenie wrote:

Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.


This is very not good.


This is terrible to hear. And really makes it sound like a true minor league venue. A big step back for the league.


Exactly right. This is not only awful for Liberty fans and the Liberty franchise but for the WNBA and women's basketball in general. For a professional league to have its New York basketball team playing in a home arena with 2300 seats is a joke. But I'm not laughing.


Well we have about 7000-9000 max here in dallas and i think it fits perfectly.



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Bob Lamm wrote:
toad455 wrote:
sigur3 wrote:
Queenie wrote:

Official capacity with this layout is approximately 2300. That's from both the Westchester rep who gave us the tour of the upper deck and Keia Clarke. The 5000 number comes from vast swathes of additional seating on three sides and on the stage, and is used in high school games.


This is very not good.


This is terrible to hear. And really makes it sound like a true minor league venue. A big step back for the league.


Exactly right. This is not only awful for Liberty fans and the Liberty franchise but for the WNBA and women's basketball in general. For a professional league to have its New York basketball team playing in a home arena with 2300 seats is a joke. But I'm not laughing.


Yeah - if flagship teams like NY and DC decide that minor league arena's are they way to go, what is to stop the rest of the teams from following suit. Why pay big rent on an NBA arena that is 3/4 empty when a cheaper alternative (albeit half filled) is available. Not saying every team would do it, but some may have attractive options they simply hadn't considered in the past. The higher the fan density - the better it looks on TV which is really what matters.



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 8:50 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Food for thought:

https://patch.com/new-york/whiteplains/westchester-knicks-create-fan-base-despite-struggling-their-inaugural-season


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Yet in spite of their performance on the court, the Knicks took pride in the way Westchester County embraced the new franchise, according to Hodges. Playing all 24 of their home games at the Westchester County Center, the Knicks averaged over 1,900 spectators per game—a 90% capacity rate.




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PostPosted: 03/05/18 9:33 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Randy wrote:
Food for thought:

https://patch.com/new-york/whiteplains/westchester-knicks-create-fan-base-despite-struggling-their-inaugural-season


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Yet in spite of their performance on the court, the Knicks took pride in the way Westchester County embraced the new franchise, according to Hodges. Playing all 24 of their home games at the Westchester County Center, the Knicks averaged over 1,900 spectators per game—a 90% capacity rate.



If the Liberty average even 2,100, will the league boast that their capacity rate is the highest in the league? What if those bleacher seats need to be opened up(which has been done for Westchester Knicks games)? Plus adding in the crowds from the two camp days at MSG(likely 14k+).



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 11:46 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

toad455 wrote:
Randy wrote:
Food for thought:

https://patch.com/new-york/whiteplains/westchester-knicks-create-fan-base-despite-struggling-their-inaugural-season


Quote:
Yet in spite of their performance on the court, the Knicks took pride in the way Westchester County embraced the new franchise, according to Hodges. Playing all 24 of their home games at the Westchester County Center, the Knicks averaged over 1,900 spectators per game—a 90% capacity rate.



If the Liberty average even 2,100, will the league boast that their capacity rate is the highest in the league? What if those bleacher seats need to be opened up(which has been done for Westchester Knicks games)? Plus adding in the crowds from the two camp days at MSG(likely 14k+).


They can't add the bleacher seats on the stage unless they take out the Heineken Club. They might be able to add a few bleachers opposite the benches, but then the acoustics get funky, I think. Maybe behind the other basket? But then you're going to have problems getting people in and out of the sideline seats.

The place is not designed for basketball. At least at Walsh Gym, the only other place I've been to that's designed like that, the lower level sight lines are better and it's the upper level sideline that has the problem. I'm not trying to compare WCC to the Garden. I know they're not the same kind of facility. But when I can think of four or five better D-I college facilities in the area that are better suited to Liberty basketball, we might have a problem.



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 12:13 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

It would be interesting to hear how the Westchester Knicks add to that 2,300 capacity. They've hit 3,000+ a few times and their record attendance is reportley 3,341.



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 12:28 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Im surprised of all the STH's that post here...Queenie was the only one to post so far about the Pick your Seat Day,so let me be the second .

WCC is NOT and never will be anything more that a college arena...NO its not MSG but we all knew that! But lets remember we still have a team ...and not playing in the wilds of the Nassau coliseum. So lets enjoy being Liberty fans and make it work and have fun (thats what my seat mate told me and she is right)

I took the express from GCS to White Plains ...and it was not bad ...coming home took the local and it was long and boring. The walk thru the tunnel was not bad...just hope there are no game day rains

I did pick a seat and am sitting with a friend so it will be nice ...
the seat would have been much more if it was in MSG....less than my seat was in MSG and better...but when you add the increased travel costs ...its more

It was nice to see other STH's I know, sad not seeing others



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 7:15 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

for those that attended on Sunday, was there any news on when single game tickets would go on sale? Most teams are already selling single game tickets, so hopefully the Liberty will announce soon.



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 7:17 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

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for those that attended on Sunday, was there any news on when single game tickets would go on sale? Most teams are already selling single game tickets, so hopefully the Liberty will announce soon.


No word about that but Sunday they were trying to sell season tickets



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PostPosted: 03/05/18 7:58 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Were a bunch requesting refunds at the event?


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