1. Pascal Siakam plays integral role in Toronto Raptors 2019 championship run
Without a doubt, Siakam's career highlight with the Raptors was his important contributions to the 2019 championship victory. It was the cherry on top of an already incredible season for Siakam that will define his legacy in the NBA.
In the Raptors' playoff run, Siakam showed out big time in a handful of games en route to the 2019 Finals. In a Game 3 win for the Raptors' first-round matchup against the Orlando Magic, Spicy P had a solid double-double of 30 points and 11 rebounds. In the second round against the Philadelphia 76ers, Siakam had a great series that helped set the tone.
Pascal Siakam played a huge role in the Toronto Raptors winning their first franchise championship in 2019.
In Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks, Siakam had another helpful double-double performance of 25 points and 11 rebounds in a gritty double-overtime victory. It was Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors where Pascal Siakam led his Toronto Raptors to victory with an outstanding 32-point performance, to go with eight rebounds, five assists, and two blocks.
This win fully cemented himself as an essential piece to the championship unit. When the Raptors closed the finals against Golden State in six games, Siakam once again led his team with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and three assists to put the stamp on a remarkable championship journey.
Siakam is a legend, and no trade will change that.