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Blazers to Welcome Limited Amount of Fans Back to Moda Center

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The Trail Blazers announced on Wednesday that the Moda Center is cleared to host fans at 10 percent capacity.

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Starting Friday, the Portland Trail Blazers will welcome back fans to the Moda Center. According to the press release from the Blazers, the arena capacity is set at 10 percent.

The Portland Trail Blazers announced today that they are welcoming a limited number of fans to Moda Center beginning Friday, May 7 against the Los Angeles Lakers. Following State guidelines, the venue will be limited to 10 percent capacity until further notice.

Fans and staff in the arena are expected to follow the designated CDC and OHA guidelines. President and CEO of the Trail Blazers Chris McGowan praised Gov. Kate Brown’s decision inside the press release.

“Thank you, Governor Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority, for your leadership and keeping Oregon as safe as possible. Allowing limited fans back to Moda Center is a big step for our state moving forward in the pandemic,” said Chris McGowan, President and CEO of the Trail Blazers and Rose Quarter. “We are thrilled to welcome limited fans to Moda Center and bring back the best home court advantage in the league. We are putting health and safety at the forefront of every game and have many new arena improvements and changes to the guest experience that will create a seamless and contactless experience.”

According to the press release, prioritized ticket sales will being on Thursday.

Ticket presales will start Thursday morning, May 6 for all remaining regular season home games. Ticket access will be available on a priority basis to current Season Ticket Holders and other priority clients who will receive an email with more information. Courtside seating will be extremely limited and only available on a priority basis to current Courtside clients. If any tickets remain at the conclusion of the presale, they will be made available to the public through trailblazers.com.

For more information on the guidelines for fans who plan on attending, you can read the full story by clicking here.