The San Antonio Spurs will continue playing without fans in stands as COVID-19 trends worsen in the city.
The team released an official statement regarding the situation in San Antonio.
“While we are confident in the plans and protocols we have in place, we are uncomfortable hosting fans at this moment as the COVID-19 numbers and data in our community continue to trend in the wrong direction.”
Today we announced we’ll continue to play without fans at the @attcenter. We miss you #SpursFamily and can’t wait until you’re back at our home with us.— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) December 28, 2020
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The Spurs news release did not reveal when the team planned to starts allowing fans back in the stadium.
KSAT reported the current COVID-19 trends are similar to the summer surge in San Antonio when reopening phases had to be paused due to the virus’ spread across the state of Texas.
Despite dealing with similar situations, the Houston Rockets are allowing fans into the Toyota Center on a limited basis.