While the Spurs pocketed a fourth success this season (for two defeats), on the night of Friday to Saturday, against the Chicago Bulls (129-124), the backstage was agitated. Indeed, the Texas franchise has announced the termination of the contract of its rear Joshua Primo (19 years old). “We hope that, over the long term, this decision will be in the best interests of the club and Joshua.”said Spurs Chairman RC Buford.
Drafted in twelfth position in 2021, the Canadian had nevertheless seen the option for a third year of contract lifted two weeks ago, while participating in the good start to the season for his team (7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4 .5 passes average per game).
“I know you are all surprised by today’s announcement (Friday), reacted Primo, in a statement sent to ESPN. I have sought help to deal with trauma I have experienced in the past and will now use this time to focus more on dealing with my mental health. I hope to be able to raise this subject in the future, in order to help others who have suffered in the same way. »