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Spurs waived Primo for multiple allegations of exposing himself to ladies, ESPN reports

SAN ANTONIOESPN is reporting Josh Primo was launched by the San Antonio Spurs for multiple allegations that he uncovered himself to ladies.

Details surrounding the allegations are nonetheless very restricted, however NBA Insider for The Athletic and Stadium Shams Charania mentioned a former Spurs worker was among the many ladies Primo allegedly uncovered himself to.

That former worker has reportedly employed lawyer Tony Buzbee, in accordance to Charania.

The Spurs introduced their resolution to waive Primo earlier than Friday’s recreation in opposition to the Chicago Bulls.

On Friday, Spurs Sports & Entertainment CEO RC Buford mentioned in an announcement that it’s the group’s hope the choice to waive Primo “will serve the best interest of both the organization and Joshua.”

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Primo issued an announcement to ESPN not lengthy after the announcement, saying he’ll use his time away from the Spurs to deal with his psychological well being and heal from trauma.

“I know that you all are surprised by today’s announcement. I’ve been seeking help to deal with previous trauma I suffered and will now take this time to focus on my mental health treatment more fully. I hope to be able to discuss these issues in the future so I can help others who have suffered in similar way. I appreciate privacy at this time.”

As of Saturday, Josh Primo jerseys have been faraway from the official Spurs’ Fan Shop and on the NBA store’s website.

Fans additionally observed that promotional content material of Primo on the Spurs’ social media pages have been largely eliminated as of Saturday.

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Primo, a 19-year-old who was a small ahead, capturing guard for the Spurs, was the group’s first-round draft choose in 2021, at No. 12 total, in accordance to a earlier KSAT report.

Head Coach Gregg Popovich informed the Associated Press that no additional data on Primo’s launch could be shared for the time being.

“We’re going to stick by what we told you,” Popovich mentioned.

This is a breaking information story and we’ll convey extra updates as they turn into accessible.

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