Pascal Siakam scored 35 points, delivered 5 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds in Toronto Raptors victory against UTAH Jazz last night. Last year’s Most Improved Player (MIP) has taken the role of Franchise Player for the Canadian franchise since the departure of Kahwi Leonard for the Los Angeles Clippers. Averaging almost 26 points this season. Siakam’ fine form this season has made some pundits predict he may become the first player in NBA history to win back-to-back MIP titles. Crowned NBA Champions last year, the Toronto Raptors are second in the Eastern Conference with 15 victories, 4 defeats.
Joel Embiid star player of the Philadelphia 76ers have bounce back since last week’s worst match of his career against the Toronto Raptors. The defending champion handed a nightmare evening to Embiid and kept him goalless for the first time in his career. Embiid scores 32 points and added 11 boards in Philadelphia’s victory over Indiana Pacers on Sunday night. His performance made philly’s fans who worried that all is well.