Spurs fans didn’t have to wait long to catch their first glimpse of Josh Primo as the 2021 lottery pick plunged into Summer League action a few days after hearing his name called on draft night. And while he sat out four games as a precautionary measure, the 18-year-old combo guard flashed immense potential between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.
There were unbelievable highs and excruciating lows throughout the teenager’s professional debut. Primo averaged a respectable 14.3 points per game but did so on inefficient .362/.276/.778 shooting splits. However, his ability to be a goldfish and make mistakes without letting it stir his confidence or composure would make Ted Lasso proud.
Last week we commenced my six-part film study series by taking an in-depth look at the rookie’s ability to finish around the rim and generate separation off the dribble. And today, we’ll take a deep dive into his ballhandling, passing, and decision-making. So, without any further ado, let’s roll the tape and analyze the 12th overall pick.
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