Team spokesman Tad Carper said the Cavs took out the fountains in November to reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses that cause H1N1 flu and other illnesses. He said Friday that with health-related decisions like this one, the team takes advice from the NBA and the International Association of Assembly Managers.
However, officials from those organizations said in interviews that they are not recommending that fountains be removed.
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article courtesy of The Plain Dealer