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Toronto Raptors | #43 | Forward

Pascal

Siakam

PPG

21.4

RPG

7.2

APG

4.5

PIE

11.9

6'9" | 230lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

How Acquired: First round draft pick (27th overall) in 2016 NBA Draft. Career Transactions: First round draft pick (27th overall) by Toronto in 2016 NBA Draft; October 21, 2019: Signed a multi-year contract extension with Toronto. Contract Status: Signed through 2023-24 season. 2019-20 SEASON: Averaged career highs of 22.9 points (led team), 7.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.0 steals, 0.9 blocks and 35.2 minutes in 60 games (all starts) with Toronto … Selected to All-NBA Second Team … Named a starter for first NBA All-Star Game in Chicago; became the seventh player in franchise history to earn an All-Star selection … Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week twice (Dec. 20 – Jan. 8 & Nov. 4-10) … Inactive for 12 games … Shot .453 (500-1104) from the floor, .359 (131-365) from beyond the arc and a career-best .792 (240-303) at the foul line … Ranked 17th in the NBA in points per game and 11th in minutes per game … Scored in double digits in all 60 games played … Scored 20+ points 36 times, 30 or more in 15 games and had one 40-point performance … Registered 12 double-doubles … Led the team in scoring 29 times, rebounds in 17 games and assists on three occasions … Inactive (rest) Aug. 14 vs. Denver … Contributed 28 points, 11 rebounds and a career-best eight assists Mar. 9 at Utah … Paced all scorers with 34 points and matched a career high with six three-point field goals Feb. 10 vs. Minnesota … Recorded a career-high five steals Jan. 30 at Cleveland … Led all scorers with 35 points Jan. 26 at San Antonio; set a franchise record for points in a quarter with 25 in the first … Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Jan. 20-26; averaged 23.5 points and 9.0 rebounds in four games … Matched a career best with four blocks Jan. 18 at Minnesota … Missed 11 games (Dec. 20 - Jan. 8) due to a groin strain … Scored 20+ points in a career-long five straight games (Dec. 9-18); averaged 27.0 points during this stretch … Tallied 26 points and made a career-high six threes Dec. 18 at Detroit; also tied a career best with four blocks … Had 10 points and led the team outright in both rebounds (13) and assists (5) in the same game for the first time Nov. 29 at Orlando … Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Nov. 4-10; averaged 30.3 points and 11.3 rebounds in three wins – joined Chris Bosh as the only players in franchise history with 20+ points and 10+ rebounds in three straight regular-season games … Tied a career high with 44 points (17-28 FG, 5-10 3PT, 5-5 FT) Nov. 8 at New Orleans … Scored 30+ points in consecutive games (Oct. 22-25) for the first time; averaged 33.5 points … Finished with 34 points and a season-high 18 rebounds opening night Oct. 22 vs. New Orleans; matched a career best with six offensive rebounds … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors reach the Eastern Conference Semifinals … In 11 games (all starts), averaged 17.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.1 steals and 38.0 minutes … Shot .396 (72-182) from the field and .717 (33-46) at the free throw line … Scored at least 10 points in every game, including three 20-point outings … Registered four double-doubles … Played a postseason franchise-record 54 minutes in a double-overtime victory in Game 6 at Boston on Sept. 9 … Averaged 20.8 points and 7.8 rebounds in a first round sweep of Brooklyn … Finished with 20 points and a playoff career-best 10 assists in Game 4 against the Nets on Aug. 23 … Scored 26 points in Game 3 vs. Brooklyn on Aug. 21. PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Averaging 12.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 26.1 minutes in 276 career games with Toronto … Shooting .500 (1375-2752) from the field, .334 (240-718) from three-point territory and .764 (553-724) at the foul line … Has scored 20+ in 63 games and 30 or more 20 times … Reached the 40-point plateau twice … Has collected 10 or more rebounds in 32 games and posted 20 career double-doubles … In 182 career starts, averaging 16.3 points, 6.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 30.1 minutes … Selected to 2019-20 All-NBA Second Team … Named a starter for 2020 NBA All-Star Game in Chicago … Named the 2018-19 Most Improved Player – became the first player in franchise history to win the award … Has earned Eastern Conference Player of the Week honours three times (Nov. 5-11, 2018, Nov. 4-10, 2019 and Dec. 20, 2019 – Jan. 8, 2020) … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors win the 2019 NBA Championship … In 47 career playoff games (35 starts), averaging 15.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 31.9 minutes … Shooting .456 (277-608) from the field and .732 (112-153) from the free throw line … Has scored 10+ points 34 times, 20 or more in 14 games and 30+ twice… Owns 10 career double-doubles in the postseason … NBA G League: Averaged 18.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.2 steals, 1.6 blocks and 29.2 minutes in five career games with Raptors 905 … Named Finals MVP after helping 905 defeat Rio Grande Valley to win the 2017 G League championship … Participated with the Raptors’ entry in NBA Summer League 2016 and 2017 in Las Vegas … In 2017, averaged 14.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 26.7 minutes in four games … Shot .535 (23-43) from the floor … Scored in double figures three times, including a team-high 24 points July 7 vs. New Orleans … In 2016, did not return after halftime due to a sore left knee in pro debut July 8 vs. Sacramento … Recorded 12 points in 15 minutes against the Kings … Missed the final four games of the tournament with a sore left knee … 2018-19: In 80 games (career-high 79 starts), averaged 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 31.9 minutes … Won the NBA’s Most Improved Player award … Scored 1,354 points after totaling 818 points in first two seasons combined … Shot career bests of .549 (519-945) from the field and .369 (79-214) from three-point range … Shot .785 (237-302) at the free throw line … Tied for 19th in the NBA in field goal percentage … Scored in double digits in 72 games, 20+ points in 26 contests and 30 or more five times … Led the team in scoring 12 times, rebounds in 20 games and assists on nine occasions … Posted 18 double-doubles … Averaged 19.0 points and 6.5 rebounds in 22 games post NBA All-Star break … DNP (rest) Mar. 30 at Chicago … Recorded a career-high 44 points (15-25 FG, 4-5 3PT, 10-12 FT) and 10 rebounds Feb. 13 vs. Washington; became the 11th player in franchise history to score 40 points … Scored a then career-best 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Feb. 7 at Atlanta … Finished with 24 points and a career-high 19 rebounds Jan. 13 at Washington (2OT) … Did not dress Dec. 16 at Denver with back stiffness … Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week (Nov. 5-11); averaged a team-high 20.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and shot .724 (21-29) from the field in three games … Totaled 15 points and a then career-best 15 rebounds Oct. 30 vs. Philadelphia … Recorded first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds Oct. 20 at Washington … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors win the NBA Championship … Averaged 19.0 points, 7.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 37.1 minutes in 24 games (all starts) … Shot .470 (180-383) from the field and .759 (66-87) at the free throw line … Scored in double digits 21 times, including 20+ points in 11 games … Reached the 30-point mark twice … Registered six double-doubles … Averaged 19.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 40.1 minutes in the NBA Finals against the Warriors … Tallied 26 points and 10 rebounds in Game 6 at Golden State on June 13 … Scored a postseason career-high 32 points (14-17 FG, 2-3 3PT, 2-2 FT) in Game 1 vs. the Warriors on May 30 … Finished with 14 points and a playoff career-high 13 rebounds in Game 5 at Milwaukee on May 23 … Averaged 22.6 points and a team-high 8.4 rebounds in the first round vs. Orlando (five games) … 2017-18: Averaged 7.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 20.7 minutes in a career-high 81 games (five starts) … DNP once … Shot .508 (253-498) from the field … Scored 10+ points 24 times, including a season-high 20 points Oct. 25 at Golden State … Led the team in rebounds three times and assists once … Paced the reserves in scoring in 11 games … Averaged 13.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 27.2 minutes as a starter … Led the team with a season high-tying nine rebounds Apr. 8 vs. Orlando … Scored 10+ points in four consecutive games (Feb. 14-28); averaged 14.8 points and topped the bench in scoring in all four contests … Collected a season and team-high nine rebounds Nov. 19 vs. Washington … Contributed 10 points and a team-best eight rebounds Nov. 1 at Denver … Scored in double figures in consecutive games (Oct. 25-27); averaged 19.0 points … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors reach the Eastern Conference Semifinals … Posted averages of 6.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 17.9 minutes in 10 contests … Shot .610 (25-41) from the floor … 2016-17: Averaged 4.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 15.6 minutes in 55 games (38 starts) as a rookie with Toronto … Inactive for six games and DNP 21 times … Shot .502 (103-205) from the field … Averaged 4.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 18.5 minutes as a starter … Toronto was 25-13 in games he started … Scored 10+ points four times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds on two occasions … Led the team in rebounds five times … Paced the team with a season high-tying 10 rebounds Apr. 12 at Cleveland … Recorded a season-best 10 rebounds and matched a career high with four blocks Jan. 1 at LA Lakers … Blocked a career-high four shots Dec. 18 at Orlando … Finished with a season-high 14 points and a team high-tying seven rebounds Dec. 3 vs. Atlanta … Had four points and nine rebounds in 22 minutes in NBA debut Oct. 26 vs. Detroit – became just the fifth rookie in franchise history to start opening night … Playoffs: Helped the Raptors reach the Eastern Conference Semifinals … Inactive for six games and DNP twice … Appeared in two games, totaling three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 10 minutes … NBA G League: Averaged 18.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 2.2 steals, 1.6 blocks and 29.2 minutes in five games (all starts) with Raptors 905 … Shot .545 (36-66) from the floor, including 50 per cent (6-12) from three-point range … Scored in double figures in all five games … Named NBA G League Performer of the Week (Mar. 13-19) after averaging 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 2.3 steals and 1.3 blocks in three victories … Finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds in 905 debut Feb. 23 vs. Erie … In seven postseason contests, averaged 18.0 points, 7.9 rebounds and 35.6 minutes … Named Finals MVP after helping 905 defeat Rio Grande Valley to win the championship … Averaged 23.0 points and 9.0 rebounds in three games against the Vipers … Recorded 32 points and 10 rebounds in a Game 2 victory over Rio Grande Valley.

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAREER: Played two seasons at New Mexico State (2014-16) … Averaged 16.6 points, 9.7 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 32.7 minutes in 68 career games (61 starts) with the Aggies … Shot .551 (441-800) from the field … Scored in double figures in 59 games, including 20+ 21 times … Recorded 36 double-digit rebounding games and 34 double-doubles … His 1,126 points tied the fourth-best two-year total in school history and his 658 career rebounds was third best … As a sophomore, averaged 20.3 points, 11.6 rebounds, 2.2 blocks and 34.5 minutes in 34 games (all starts) … Shot .539 (275-510) from the floor … Was the unanimous choice as 2016 Western Athletic Conference Player of Year … Selected to All-WAC First Team and WAC All-Defensive Team … Honourable Mention AP All-American … Named WAC Player of the Week five times and became the first player in WAC history to win the award three consecutive weeks … Led the nation with 27 double-doubles and ranked in the top-10 in rebounding (11.6) … Was the only NCAA Division I player to average 20.0 points and a double-double … Scored 690 points, the second most in a single-season in school history … Finished with 24 points, a career-best 23 boards (10 offensive) and five blocks Dec. 2 vs. UTEP … Scored a career-high 35 points twice – Dec. 21 vs. Oral Roberts and Nov. 24 vs. Robert Morris … Blocked a career-high seven shots Feb. 18 vs. Cal State Bakersfield, one shy of the school record … As a redshirt freshman, posted averages of 12.8 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.8 rebounds and 30.8 minutes in 34 contests … Led the WAC with a .572 (166-290) field goal percentage … Tallied seven double-doubles … Selected 2015 WAC Freshman of the Year … Named first team All-WAC … Earned WAC Player of the Week honours twice … Redshirted during the 2013-14 season.

PERSONAL LIFE

Name is pronounced Pass-CAL See-AH-kum … Son of Victoire and the late Tchamo Siakam … His three older brothers (Boris, Christian, and James) all played college basketball in the United States … Participated in the NBA and FIBA’s Basketball without Borders (BWB) Africa Camp in 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa.