A month after tussling with OutKick founder Clay Travis over vaccine and testing mandates, Mark Cuban and the Mavericks have pivoted away from those same mandates. Beginning November 15th, the vast majority of fans attending a Mavs game in Dallas’ American Airlines Center will no longer have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination.
If I were the kind of guy who liked to brag or draw attention to himself, I’d make a big deal about this. https://t.co/CKIbZ9UxiV
Cuban treated fans to news of the Mavs’ updated health and safety protocols with a Halloween tweet on Sunday evening. Predictably, Cuban’s tweet found its way to Travis’ timeline, prompting Clay to respond: “If I were the kind of guy who liked to brag or draw attention to himself, I’d make a big deal about this.”
It’s long overdue for these two supremely successful, opinionated entrepreneurs to chew the fat on the Clay & Buck radio show airwaves.
Anyway, per the Mavericks’ updated guidelines, fans seated beyond 15 feet of the court will no longer need to complete a Fan Health Survey to enter the game, beginning November 15th.
Those same fans will also no longer need to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 test or full vaccination status within 48 hours of the game.
Masks will still be required for attendees ages 2 and older when not actively eating or drinking…because COVID is a gentleman’s virus and always refrains from interrupting while someone is enjoying popcorn and a beer.
Mavericks fans’ first taste of freedom occurs November 15th, when the Nuggets visit Dallas.
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