That sound you can hear is the entire Raptors fanbase celebrating in "Jurassic Park" as we speak. According to reports around the league, the Toronto Raptors and Pascal Siakam have agreed on an extension.
It's a great move for both sides. Some might have been a bit skeptical for the Raptors giving Siakam a max extension after only one year of elite performance, but this is the right move for this organization right now. I'm a firm believer in developing your guys and then rewarding them when they prove their worth. Toronto has done a great job of developing Siakam into one of the elite rising talents in this league. Now, they are putting their faith behind Siakam and investing in his potential for the foreseeable future. It's easy to say that Toronto might have "needed" to do this because of Kawhi Leonard leaving in Free Agency, but please don't get caught up on that.
As they say in the Godfather..." it's nothing personal...it's strictly business."
Time will only tell if this deal pays off for both sides, but if last year was any sort of indication, Toronto fans should be more than thrilled moving forward.