Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam was named the third NBA team for the 2021-22 season on Tuesday.
The Cameroonian received this honor for the second time in his career, after being named in the second team of stars at the end of the 2019-2020 season.
Siakam set some high personal levels last season in game averages, including rebounds (8.5), assists (5.3) and minutes played (37.9). He also had 22.8 points per game, 0.1 less than the high level of his career set in 2019-2020.
Only six Raptors players have received this honor in the history of the franchise. Siakam is only the third to be appointed there twice, along with Vince Carter and DeMar DeRozan. Kyle Lowry, Chris Bosh and Kawhi Leonard were once selected while wearing the “dinosaur” uniform.
In the third All-Star team, Siakam joins LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), Chris Paul (Phoenix Suns), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves) and Trae Young (Atlanta Hawks).
Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Devin Booker (Suns), Luka Doncic (Dallas Mavericks), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) and Jayson Tatum (Boston Celtics) are at the top of the class, those who were named to all the stars first. team.
Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), DeMar DeRozan (Chicago Bulls), Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers) and Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies) make up the second place.