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The Utah Jazz confirmed that members of their staff have been laid off due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a statement given to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski by the team's parent company, the Larry H. Miller Group.
The layoffs will impact non-basketball staff, sources told Wojnarowski, and compensation is reportedly being reduced for some employees.
"Due to the impact on our customer-facing businesses from this unprecedented pandemic, the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies, of which the Utah Jazz are a part, unfortunately had to make difficult decisions to reduce a small percentage of our workforce," the statement reads.
After attempting to cut costs, including reducing executive compensation, the organization said it "reached a point where we have had to say farewell to a limited number of our valued employees."