The Knicks released a statement on Saturday night explaining that team owner James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus.
"The Madison Square Garden Company Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus," reads the statement. "He has been in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no symptoms. He continues to oversee business operations."
According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Dolan, 64, is self-isolating with his family in the Hamptons.
On March 18, the Knicks announced that all of their players were asymptomatic and therefore had not been tested for the virus.
"We have been following the recommendations of local and national health officials and continue to monitor our players closely. As of now, with our players remaining asymptomatic, none of them have been tested for Covid-19. We will remain in close contact with health officials and the NBA," the team said at the time.
As a team, the Knicks played their final game before the NBA season was officially suspended on March 11, topping the Atlanta Hawks, 136-131, in overtime. That same night, the NBA suspended the season as it was revealed that Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for coronavirus.
On March 19, the NBA sent a memo to teams to close their facilities "until further notice" and that the "directive is consistent with an increasing number of state and local government restrictions," as well as the current consensus for how to slow down the spread of the virus.