Sixers sharp-shooter Nik Stauskas launched the first episode of his new podcast today, Sauce and Co., along regular Sixers podcaster extraordinaire Brian Seltzer.
He talked about many things, mostly how good the food is over at the Sixers' new training facility over in Camden.
Stauskas also talked about how he got into basketball up in Canada after a freak broken arm playing soccer.
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At some point in his teens Stauskas and his family realized he needed to get out of the Great White North if he wanted to get real attention for his hoops game.
"When I was 15-years-old I decided to go to a school called South Kent in Connecticut, it's a prep school. It's 150 kids, all boys, in the middle of a forest in the middle of nowhere. The school just breeds athletes. Fun fact: my roommate from South Kent is now Shayne Gostisbehere who now plays for the Flyers. We laugh about it all the time that two kids from this school in the middle of nowhere in CT are now both playing professional sports in Philadelphia."
"My goal is to get him on the podcast at this year. He's a very good friend of mine. I didn't really enjoy going to school at South Kent because I was away from home for the first time and I had to make all new friends. But Shayne was one of the reasons I stayed sane. He was a really good friend of mine and we stayed in touch ever since."
You can listen to the entire podcast below.