A former San Antonio Spurs psychologistwhich he had assured in a complaint that Joshua Primo exhibited himself nine times in front of her and without her consent, reached an agreement to resolve the lawsuit he had filed against the franchise and the player.
“The parties have agreed to resolve this matter. The entire case is closed and we have no further comment,” said attorney from the psychologist to the ESPN chain.
Dr. Hillary Cauthen had claimed in her lawsuit that Primo exhibited himself to her for the first time in December 2021 and that he reported it to his superiors in January 2022.
“Instead of acting on Dr. Cauthen’s reports, the Spurs ignored their complaints in the hope that the organization could ignore and then cover up the actions. of Primo,” the complaint said.
“Once Primo’s conduct came into the public sphere, Spurs were forced to act and do without Primo. Spurs’ recent actions regarding Primo are ‘too little, too late’. Spurs’ public statement about Primo’s departure is a complete farce,” he added.
The player’s spokesman denied those allegations by the psychologist. Cousin, whose contract with the Spurs was terminated on October 28, he was accused by several women of having exposed himself to them without your consent.
That information from ESPN was published on October 29, that is, one day after the Spurs surprisingly decided to cut ties with Primo, a young player with significant potential in the NBA and who was chosen 12th overall in the draft. of 2021.
“Our hope is that, in the long term, this decision is in the best interest of this organization and Joshua,” the franchise said in a statement without further explanation. The Canadian escort assured on October 28 that the decision had to do with his mental health.
“I know you are all surprised by today’s announcement. I have been looking for help dealing with a past trauma I suffered and now taking this time to focus on my mental health treatment more fully,” he said in a statement.
Primo, one of the young talents of a Spurs project absolutely focused on rebuilding the franchise, he had 5.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists in an average of 19.3 minutes per game in his rookie season.
this year he had played four games achieving 7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists on average in 23.2 minutes. A few weeks before being released, the Spurs had exercised their unilateral option to guarantee Primo’s contract through the 2023-2024 season for $4.3 million.