Spike Lee reportedly had issues getting into the New York Knicks vs. Houston Rockets game at Madison Square Garden on Monday.

Lee was blocked en route to the Knicks vs. Rockets game, according to TMZ. The famous director reportedly tried to use a restricted entrance to get into the venue.

“No one told me,” Lee argued with security. “I’m staying right here.”

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A spokesperson for the Knicks told the publication the entrance was designated for staffers and media — not fans.

The two parties — MSG CEO James Dolan and Lee — had reportedly smoothed things later that day, but the director told ESPN’s “First Take” that is not true.



“I said, ‘Mr. Dolan, I’ve been coming for 28 years. Why wasn’t I notified? By email, text, phone.’ He says, ‘Now you know.’ Now you know?! It’s too late!'” Lee continued. “I’m being harassed by James Dolan. I don’t know why.”

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Meanwhile, 18-year NBA veteran Reggie Miller made light of the situation and suggested it was time for Lee to switch teams.

“OOOOHHHHH [how] the MIGHTY have fallen… This wouldn’t happen at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, maybe finally time to switch your allegiance Spike,” Miller tweeted.

Fortunately for Lee and Dolan, the Knicks won the game.