3 things the Toronto Raptors can be thankful for in 2023-24 season

The Raptors have a lot going for them in the holiday season.

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2. Pascal Siakam cooking

Siakam looked entirely out of sorts early in the season, as Toronto had him playing off-ball more than Nick Nurse ever did. Rajakovic has since adjusted his offensive approach, and it has resulted in some classic Siakam stat-stuffing performances in the month of November.

Siakam, who has three 30-point games in November, is now leading the team with 20.3 points per game while also amassing 7.0 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. If he can improve his 3-point percentage and get the Raptors in the win column more often, another All-Star campaign could earnestly kick-off

Pascal Siakam is playing well for the Toronto Raptors.

Siakam is still the subject of trade rumors that will not stop swirling until the deadline passes, and his impending free agency could make a potential departure more real than ever before. If this is indeed his last year in Toronto, fans need to cherish what he brings to this team on and off the floor.

Siakam is still a tremendous primary offensive hub that is scoring points while setting his teammates up and overcoming a pitiful lack of spacing. Just think of the dire straits this offense would find themselves in if Siakam was on another team. Treasure Pascal while he's here.