Spurs extend Devin Vassell and Joshua Primo until 2024
Unsurprisingly, Spurs retain Devin Vasell and Joshua Primotwo of the young people set to gain momentum in the coming months in their reconstruction.
A few days before the opening of the regular season, the club has indeed announced that the « team option » of the two players for the 2023/24 season has been activated. This will be the fourth year of Devin Vassell’s rookie contract, and Joshua Primo’s third.
The first, sophomore last year, showed an interesting progression. After a low-key rookie season (5.5 points and 2.8 rebounds), he started 32 of the 71 games he played in 2021/22, averaging 12.3 points (36.1% 3-pt on 5.4 attempts) and 4.3 rebounds . This season, he could well accompany Keldon Johnson on the outside, in the five major.
The second is more of a project to be developed over the long term. Selected, somewhat to everyone’s surprise, in 12th position in the 2021 Draft, he is however still far from being an impact player in the NBA. Passed by the G-League last year (16.6 points, 5.6 assists and 3 rebounds in 19 games), he should be able to continue his development with the big boys this season, in this squad of San Antonio in training center mode. On condition of being on foot since for the moment, he is injured…