NEW YORK (AP) – A person briefed on the discussions tells The Associated Press that Madison Square Garden has lifted its ban of Charles Oakley.READ MORE: 'Important Milestone', International Space Station Onboard Toilet Reaches 40K Flushes
The person who spoke to the AP on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the discussions were to remain private says the former Knicks star who was arrested at a game last week is welcome back at the arena.READ MORE: A Lot Less Dipping Going On -- Chick-fil-A Is Facing A Sauce Shortage
Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan banned Oakley on Friday, two days after the former power forward had an altercation with security guards while attending a game.
But the sides reconciled quickly, helped by a meeting Monday at NBA headquarters with Commissioner Adam Silver and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan. Jordan and Oakley were teammates in Chicago before Oakley was traded to New York, where he became a fan favorite with the Knicks from 1988-98.MORE NEWS: 24 Migrants Apprehended Inside Train Grain Hopper Near Corpus Christi
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