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Pascal Siakam named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 25: Pascal Siakam #43 of the Toronto Raptors takes a technical foul free throw during the second half of their NBA game against the Charlotte Hornets at Scotiabank Arena on January 25, 2022 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images

Pascal Siakam has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Week 16, as reported by Shams Charania.

He averaged 24.8 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.8 steals and 40.1 minutes while shooting 50% from deep and 49.3% from the field. Siakam lead the Raps to four straight wins across five days. It’s his fourth career POTW award.

Siakam’s play as of late has garnered a lot of attention with some speculating that he could possibly replace Kevin Durant or Draymond Green in the All-Star game on February 20th.

However just moments after being awarded POTW, it was also announced that Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and San Antonio Spurs guard Dejounte Murray will be replacing Durant and Green, respectively.

Ironically, the Raptors are in Charlotte tonight to take on the Hornets so Siakam and Ball will see each other shortly. Tip off is at 7PM.

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