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If Wizards games can have fans next season, will you go?

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Games won’t be played at Capital One Arena again for the 2019-20 season. However, given the pandemic, things are up in the air for next season as well.

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Bradley Beal hands a basketball to a young fan before a game. We know gestures like these aren’t happening for the rest of this season. But what about next season?
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The coronavirus pandemic of the last three months has turned life on its head. While the 2019-20 NBA season is suspended at the moment, the season will likely resume this summer, without fans. Assuming the season ends in September or so, the 2020-21 NBA season will likely begin around Christmastime.

Which leads me to a question. Will it be safe to open the season right at a time when the flu season is likely to come along with the coronavirus? Therefore, it’s unclear whether fans will safely be in the stands by then.

For purposes of this post, let’s assume that fans can safely go to games in the 2020-21 season. And if that’s possible, will you go to games at Capital One Arena if you can?

As a season ticket holder, I certainly would like to go. However, I’m also hoping that there is social distancing (which could mean that many seats are forced to be empty), especially during a time when the virus can be more easily spread like the winter.

But I’m just wondering what you all think as well. So if Wizards games could have fans at Capital One Arena next season, will you plan to go? Sound off in the comments below.