Cameroonian born Toronto Raptors and rising star and NBA Champion Pascal Siakam, have agreed to a four-year, $130-million max contract extension, . i.e 32.5milion dollars a year. estimated around 19.2billion FCFA According to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania, the extension does not include any player or team options.
He has challenged another Cameroonian Joel Embib to become highest paid African basketballer. Joel is currently earning 29.5millions $
It should be noted that, Siakam, 25, had a breakout 2018-19 campaign, capturing the NBA’s Most Improved Player Award after putting up 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists on 54.9 per cent shooting from the field and 36.9 from three.
The 2016 first-round pick (27th overall) raised his game even further in the playoffs, averaging 19.0 points and 7.1 rebounds, as the Raptors captured their first title in franchise history.
The season prior, his second in the league, Siakam recorded averages of 7.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists on 50.8 per cent shooting and 22 per cent from beyond the arc.
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