Officials with Spurs Sports & Entertainment confirmed Wednesday the company has laid off an unspecified number of employees due to the pandemic
. “While we all understand the tremendous impact COVID-19 has had on our economy, staff reductions are devastating, regardless of the circumstances,” R.C. Buford, SS&E’s chief executive officer, said in a statement. “We have made difficult decisions that we believe will put Spurs Sports & Entertainment in the best possible position to remain financially sustainable today, tomorrow and into the future.” Buford did not disclose how many staffers were let go or the departments in which they worked. Before the layoffs, SS&E had 250 employees, according to the website for the AT&T Center.