Ball Arena’s capacity increases to 10,500 for Nuggets, Avalanche playoff games – The Denver Post

It’s about to get louder at Ball Arena.

Capacity for Avalanche and Nuggets playoff home games has increased to 10,500 — or 57.3% of overall venue capacity — after the arena received approval from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment announced Wednesday.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring additional fans into Ball Arena for the upcoming Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche playoff games,” KSE vice president of venue booking Matt Bell said in a statement.

The previously approved capacity was 7,750 or 42.3% of overall capacity.

Nuggets fans can purchase tickets to the third and fourth home games — scheduled for June 1 and 5, respectively — at Avalanche fans can sign up for the waitlist for second-round home games at

The Nuggets are tied 1-1 with the Trail Blazers in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Game 3 takes place in Portland at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The Avs await the winner of the Vegas-Minnesota series. Vegas leads 3-2.

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