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Pascal Siakam's agent: I may see Pascal in Indiana long-term


Technically, Pascal Siakam has had lower than 24 hours to course of the Indiana Pacers buying him from the Toronto Raptors. Philosophically, although, Siakam already has sturdy convictions on whether or not he wish to signal an extension with them earlier than or when he turns into a free agent in July. “I may see Pascal in Indiana long run,” Siakam’s agent, Todd Ramasar, informed Sportskeeda. “They need to see Pascal with the group long run.”
Supply: Mark Medina @ SportsKeeda

What’s the excitement on Twitter?

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
After reminding us that he as soon as paced round a lodge in Africa for 3 hrs in the course of the night time to summon the braveness to name DeRozan & inform him he’s being traded, Ujiri says it was a bit simpler with Siakam as a result of that they had a superb chat in LA final week that ready them each. – 2:11 PM
Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Masai mentioned he had a extremely good dialog with Siakam in LA, which ready them higher for offers. – 2:08 PM
Ky Carlin @Ky_Carlin
The Indiana Pacers made an enormous transfer yesterday by buying Pascal Siakam from the Toronto Raptors. Coach Nick Nurse gave his ideas on the transfer in the present day at follow. #Sixers sixerswire.usatoday.com/2024/01/18/six… through @SixersWire – 1:59 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Ujiri on Siakam managing commerce/contract rumours: “He dealt with it completely. I give him 100 out of 100. It must be troublesome, and I mentioned that to him… Nothing stopped him from coming to work on a regular basis & making an attempt to be the most effective he may very well be whereas he carried out. We really respect that.” – 1:46 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Ujiri on his relationship with Siakam: “I feel the traces of communication in the summertime weren’t that nice. That half I’m not notably pleased with.”
He mentioned that based mostly on their relationship, Pascal deserved higher/extra communication at the moment. He apologized to him for that – 1:35 PM
Michael Grange @michaelgrange
“The traces of communication weren’t that nice … I apologized to him for it” — Ujiri on how relationship with Siakam was dealt with over previous 12 months and summer season. – 1:34 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Ujiri on the return within the Siakam commerce: “That is what was there for us. We measured it with what was there for us up to now and it was constant and so we determined to maneuver on it.” – 1:13 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Ujiri on the choice to pivot, commerce Anunoby/Siakam and go youthful: “The uncertainty of free company was an enormous issue. We additionally regarded on the development of the group. We tried to offer it as a lot time as we are able to.”
Requested if he needs he acted sooner: “No, I don’t.” – 1:09 PM
Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
Free episode: The Pascal Siakam Commerce with @DannyLeroux
nateduncannba.com/podcast-episod…
For each episode, subscribe to Dunc’d On Prime:
duncdon.supportingcast.fm pic.twitter.com/PQNlVl2uSx12:35 PM

John Hollinger @johnhollinger
New for @TheAthleticNBA – After the large Siakam commerce, six massive questions for Raptors and Pacers
theathletic.com/5211202/2024/0…12:19 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Rival executives consider the Pacers aren’t executed making strikes due to their newfound frontcourt logjam after buying Pascal Siakam, per @MikeAScotto (hoopshype.com/lists/nba-trad…).
Indiana may dangle Obi Toppin or Jalen Smith alongside Buddy Hield to accumulate one other… pic.twitter.com/dmawbjboI112:01 PM

Henry Abbott @TrueHoop
Pascal Siakam will thrive in Indiana, says @coachthorpe.
One cause: groups by no means pack the paint like this in opposition to Tyrese Haliburton’s Pacers. truehoop.com/p/tyrese-halib… pic.twitter.com/T7IQPUL2lP11:38 AM

Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
Free episode: The Pascal Siakam Commerce with @DannyLeroux
nateduncannba.com/podcast-episod…
For each episode, subscribe to Dunc’d On Prime:
duncdon.supportingcast.fm pic.twitter.com/PmQzoAzaHn11:34 AM

Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
From yesterday, Dealing with of Pascal Siakam scenario by Raptors was clumsy and pointless torontosun.com/sports activities/basketb…11:19 AM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Pascal Siakam is understood to be in search of a full-term max contract this offseason, which the Pacers seem keen to do, per @sam_amick (theathletic.com/5210759/2024/0…).
Indiana signing Siakam to a five-year, $247 million contract would lock him in alongside Tyrese Haliburton’s five-year… pic.twitter.com/4dbMdVN4lY11:07 AM

Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
Siakam: “Please, Masai, get me a stretch 5. I want a ground spacing middle”
Masai: *trades for Jakob Poeltl* pic.twitter.com/YTEIuyk1Uo11:06 AM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
ASK IRA: Does the Siakam commerce up the ante for a Warmth countermove? sun-sentinel.com/2024/01/18/ask… At present’s mailbag. – 11:04 AM
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN analyst Bob Myers joins The Woj Pod to debate the Pacers touchdown Pascal Siakam to pair with Tyrese Haliburton, how a GM operates commerce deadline, far more.
ESPN: es.pn/3vOAbvh
Apple: apple.co/3SoAfd9
Spotify: spoti.fi/3S5n6Fl10:59 AM
Adam Mares @Adam_Mares
We’re stay! On the docket for in the present day’s present:
🏀 Grading the Siakam commerce for Indiana
🏀 Staff wants earlier than the commerce deadline
📺 youtube.com/stay/HXUr-N8OM…10:59 AM
Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
Pascal Siakam’s agent, Todd Ramasar, to @Sportskeeda on his consumer getting traded to the Indiana Pacers: “I may see Pascal in Indiana long run. They need to see Pascal with the group long run.” bit.ly/3S2pD3k10:53 AM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
Kings vs. Pacers gameday: Tyrese Haliburton harm updates, Pascal Siakam commerce and scouting stories ⬇
sacbee.com/sports activities/nba/sac…10:32 AM
Sam Amick @sam_amick
Pascal Siakam column consists of perspective from Pacers coach Rick Carlisle and massive man Myles Turner, who acquired a textual content message from his latest teammate in the course of our convo. Way more right here, at @TheAthletic
theathletic.com/5210759/2024/0…10:31 AM
Sam Amick @sam_amick
On Pascal Siakam, why he went from eager to be a “rental” to eager to be a Pacer, and the Tyrese Haliburton affect that performed an enormous half, at @TheAthletic
theathletic.com/5210759/2024/0…10:28 AM
Anil Gogna @AnilGognaNBA
Graphic beneath reveals how Toronto created a brand new $10.2M TPE from the Siakam commerce.
All wage cap implications detailed right here:
youtu.be/pVKLyPqMip0?si… pic.twitter.com/chXonXnyYP10:19 AM

Jorge Sierra @hoopshype
FWIW: We had Pascal Siakam at No. 35 in our record of the best worldwide gamers ever… proper forward of Klay’s dad.
hoopshype.com/lists/77-great…10:14 AM
Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
For these questioning, McDonald will proceed promoting the Pascal Siakam Swirl. My recommendation to corporations on the lookout for model partnerships, check out a participant’s contract scenario earlier than engaged on a partnership across the commerce deadline. – 9:41 AM
Aaron Rose @AaronBenRose
I kinda assume the Spurs obtained extra for Jakob Poeltl than the Raptors obtained for Pascal Siakam 🙃 Don’t assume you possibly can commerce 2 late firsts and a 2026 first for what’ll be a high 10 decide. Yikes – 9:09 AM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Does the Siakam commerce up the ante for a Warmth countermove? Newest “Ask Ira” at sun-sentinel.com/2024/01/18/ask… Plus: Jovic’s standing; dangerous loss, or NBA actuality? – 9:02 AM
Eric Pincus @EricPincus
Right here’s what I had constructed at @BleacherReport in December for Siakam to the Pacers. It’s not far off; the principle distinction is it ended up NOP as an alternative of OKC (& 2 offers, not a 3-team). That and IND held agency on no Walker and despatched a future first as an alternative
bleacherreport.com/articles/10101…1:18 AM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Pascal Siakam commerce could have felt inevitable, it could have been obligatory, however that doesn’t make it satisfying.
On an underwhelming return and a break up that might have been prevented, or a minimum of ought to have performed out in a different way: tsn.ca/nba/lewenberg-… pic.twitter.com/N0ae24Pmvr1:00 AM

Anil Gogna @AnilGognaNBA
Video:
Siakam commerce to Indiana – Wage Cap Deep Dive!
youtu.be/pVKLyPqMip0 pic.twitter.com/eKdk1MwcFb12:48 AM

Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Winners and losers from Pascal Siakam commerce to Pacers
nbcsports.com/nba/information/winne…11:36 PM
Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
As a part of the commerce, Toronto created a $10.2M Traded Participant Exception.
Siakam ($37.9M) ➡Brown ($22M) | Lewis Jr. ($5.7M)
$4.38M Achiuwa TE ➡Nwora ($3M) – 11:11 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
Raptors make the Siakam commerce official. They’d an open roster spot, however with a purpose to add the three gamers (Brown, Nwora and Lewis) they’ve waived Christian Koloko, who’s been out with an ongoing respiratory problem. – 10:59 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
It’s executed. Pascal Siakam traded to the Pacers, whereas Raptors acquire 3 1st-rounders apnews.com/article/siakam…10:52 PM
Legislation Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Pacers welcome Pascal Siakam.
Indiana didn’t take the facility ahead place critical final season. Since June, they used a top-10 decide on Jarace Walker, traded for Obi Toppin, and have now acquired Siakam in a contract yr pic.twitter.com/eFSKfQWk0H10:45 PM

Tony East @TonyREast
Pascal Siakam will put on quantity 43 for the Pacers. Right here’s President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard on the deal: pic.twitter.com/26KNDTjDeI10:42 PM

Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Pascal Siakam is now formally a member of the Indiana Pacers.
The deal is finished.
fieldhousefiles.com/p/pacers-acqui…10:41 PM
Tony East @TonyREast
The Pacers have formally acquired Pascal Siakam. – 10:41 PM
Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Raptors verify the Pascal Siakam commerce is now official.
Masai assertion: pic.twitter.com/XHyuFahf2M10:40 PM

Evan Sidery @esidery
The Raptors and Pacers commerce for Pascal Siakam is now official. pic.twitter.com/TmXldkhjeq10:40 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
The Raptors have waived middle Christian Koloko to finish the Pascal Siakam commerce with Indiana. – 10:39 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
The Pacers held agency on Andrew Nembhard not being included in any commerce negotiations to accumulate Pascal Siakam, although the Raptors coveted him, per @michaelgrange (sportsnet.ca/nba/article/ra…).
Indiana had three untouchable prospects: Bennedict Mathurin, Jarace Walker and Nembhard. pic.twitter.com/IOKpPUyCeV10:26 PM

NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
The Raptors beat the Warmth by 24, hours after the Pascal Siakam commerce 👀 pic.twitter.com/D3X7EQVzVu10:17 PM

Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors will begin the post-Siakam period with a dominant, wire-to-wire win. Trent, Barrett and Barnes every scored 20+ factors on a mixed 28-for-43 taking pictures, whereas Quickley flirted with a triple-double (17-8-9).
They’ll hit the midway level of the season with a 16-25 file. – 9:41 PM
Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
After lastly arising for air for a minute, realizing how sharp that New Orleans transfer of together with Kira Lewis Jr. within the Siakam deal was.
Now practically 3M underneath the tax, which in all probability provides David Griffin and co. actual flexibility within the subsequent couple of weeks from possession. – 9:34 PM
Mark Montieth @MarkMontieth
Raptors with big lead over Warmth tonight with out Siakam. Humorous how that works typically. – 9:06 PM
Sean Grande @SeanGrandePBP
Warmth have received 3 straight, 9 of 14.
Raptors traded Pascal Siakam away this afternoon.
And but, this…. pic.twitter.com/bgH3y4pjY18:52 PM

Steve Popper @StevePopper
The Miami Warmth gave up 96, 87 and 95 factors of their final three video games. They’re down 78-43 on the half to the Raptors with no Siakam. – 8:47 PM
Eric Pincus @EricPincus
Feels fairly stable on the intel in my story on the commerce deadline from the opposite day re: Siakam and Pacers. Had that IND wasn’t open to Mathurin/Walker for a man, they may, theoretically, chase in FA and had alternate plans if TOR didn’t see it their approach
bleacherreport.com/articles/10105…8:31 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Pascal Siakam was holding Gradey Dick again? – 8:11 PM
Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
Warmth aren’t taking part in any defence in Toronto, down 45-18, not very honourable, and Siakam has clearly held the Raptors again for eight years. My column: – 8:10 PM
Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Gradey’s the captain now. He’s obtained three factors and two assists in two minutes. The post-Siakam Raptors lead the Miami Warmth 41-18 after 1Q. Barrett has eight, Quickley 10. – 8:07 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors kick off the post-Siakam period by greater than doubling up Miami within the 1st quarter. They shot 63%, hit 7 of their 10 3PA and outscored the Warmth 41-18. Gradey Dick (sure, that Gradey Dick) even hit a 3. – 8:07 PM
Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
Broke down the Pascal Siakam deal intimately with @MG_Schindler.
-Why Siakam is such an ideal match with the Pacers
-The place the Raptors go from right here
-Different potential ramifications on the deadline.
(Additionally up already on the podcast feed)
youtube.com/watch?v=8Up9d7… pic.twitter.com/0ZAowjoFng7:59 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Nobody appears extra excited concerning the Pascal Siakam commerce than Immanuel Quickley. He’s obtained eight factors in 3 minutes. Raptors open with a 13-2 lead. Warmth gotta go win this sport. – 7:49 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
When the Pacers started their roster reconstruction in 2022, that they had few items with long-term potential.
Ever since Indiana determined to alter course, right here’s who they’ve acquired through commerce or draft picks:
Tyrese Haliburton
Pascal Siakam
Bennedict Mathurin
Jarace Walker
Andrew… pic.twitter.com/WZvtY7EtfT7:45 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Joined ⁦@SportsCenter⁩ with ⁦@KevinNegandhi⁩ to report on why Indiana had confidence in buying and selling for Pascal Siakam on an expiring contract pic.twitter.com/BH1eRcK8qt7:45 PM

Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
Right here’s @dannychau on Pascal Siakam constructing himself right into a star with the Toronto Raptors and his match with the Indiana Pacers: theringer.com/nba/2024/1/17/…7:32 PM
NBA Math @NBA_Math
Be a part of @HardwoodKnocks LIVE at 10:30 pm EST to interrupt down each angle of the Pascal Siakam commerce!
youtube.com/stay/PixUBtp-5… pic.twitter.com/emVvfPuIUd6:55 PM

Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
This Indiana Pacer’s logjam after buying and selling for Pascal Siakam actually pursuits me, I took a deep dive take a look at 3 gamers to focus on within the fall out:
thunderousintentions.com/posts/okc-thun…6:46 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
STORY: After months of making an attempt, the Pacers have landed a coveted ahead through commerce in Pascal Siakam, who instantly raises the group’s ground and ceiling.
fieldhousefiles.com/p/pacers-acqui… pic.twitter.com/eFlB5boYH36:30 PM

The Ringer @ringernba
Pascal Siakam is the right match for the Pacers. He provides them every part they want whereas nonetheless becoming into what they already accomplish that nicely. pic.twitter.com/uNUwGNni3x6:07 PM

Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Pascal Siakam commerce to Pacers places extra stress on #Knicks to enhance roster nydailynews.com/2024/01/17/pas…6:03 PM
Jay King @ByJayKing
A reporter began to ask Joe Mazzulla one thing concerning the Pascal Siakam commerce. Mazzulla: “Save your self the remainder of the query. I don’t actually care.” – 5:59 PM
The Ringer @ringernba
Pascal Siakam provides the Pacers a perfect secondary ball handler and indicators a brand new chapter within the Tyrese Haliburton period
nbarankings.theringer.com/the-offer-shee…5:42 PM
Sirius XM NBA @SiriusXMNBA
Coming at 6:20p ET 🚨
Corridor of Famer @IsiahThomas will be part of @TermineRadio & @JumpShot8 to speak Pascal Siakam to the Pacers commerce and extra…
Hear Dwell: sxm.app.hyperlink/nbaradiolive pic.twitter.com/q2ZbxzRbSd5:40 PM

Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
Right here breaking down the Pascal Siakam commerce with @MG_Schindler!
youtube.com/watch?v=8Up9d7… pic.twitter.com/k35peyOOpw5:31 PM

Nate Duncan @NateDuncanNBA
Arriving in your Dunc’d On Prime feed in minutes: @DannyLeroux and I focus on each facet of the Pascal Siakam commerce. Be a part of us! duncdon.supportingcast.fm pic.twitter.com/OX1LfZM5vY5:11 PM

Tony East @TonyREast
Audio model of Siakam commerce podcast with @iPacersblog is up: linktr.ee/LockedOnPacers pic.twitter.com/Ubmj2zE37r5:08 PM

Sirius XM NBA @SiriusXMNBA
“Is that this the Indiana Pacers mainly telling us with out telling us that they’re keen to pay Pascal Siakam the max?”
🏀 @adaniels33 reacts to the Raptors-Pacers commerce earlier in the present day #BoomBaby pic.twitter.com/CHgxwLdUC75:00 PM

Anil Gogna @AnilGognaNBA
Nonetheless a bit extra to return from this Siakam commerce as this commerce places Toronto over the roster restrict with 16 gamers.
They’ll should waive 1 participant earlier than this commerce might be made official. – 4:54 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Pascal Siakam plans to fly to Indy for a bodily examination, then be part of the Pacers in Portland, league supply informed @FieldhouseFiles.
Story to return on the commerce.
fieldhousefiles.com4:51 PM
Rob Mahoney @RobMahoney
Pascal Siakam is an Indiana Pacer. We dug into what which means – for Siakam, for Tyrese Haliburton, for the Pacer protection, and a lot extra – on Group Chat: open.spotify.com/episode/7JDCLR…4:50 PM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Pascal Siakam commerce grades: Pacers add one other star with calculated threat, Raptors look towards future
(By @SamQuinnCBS)
cbssports.com/nba/information/pasca…4:41 PM
The Ringer @ringernba
The Indiana Pacers have been at +22000 in mid November, and now, after the Pascal Siakam commerce, they’re at +6500 to make the NBA Finals.
Does the commerce make the Pacers a dark-horse contender to succeed in the NBA Finals?
(Odds courtesy of @FDSportsbook.) pic.twitter.com/WY7F6eTiy34:36 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
The Kings ought to go after Jerami Grant and Bojan Bogdanovic now that Pascal Siakam is off the desk. pic.twitter.com/DMMhazGVTz4:21 PM

Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh
The Pascal Siakam commerce made me rant about one thing:
NOT ALL FIRST-ROUND PICKS ARE THE SAME.
pls share. unfold the gospel
tomthefinder.com/p/a-rant-about…4:17 PM
Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
Might be going stay in an hour or so to speak concerning the Pascal Siakam commerce with @MG_Schindler.
youtube.com/stay/8Up9d7n3Z…4:02 PM
Michael Grange @michaelgrange
Few Raptors have ever had extra off-court engagements happening than Pascal Siakam. Per sources he plans to keep up Toronto as the house for his charitable basis going ahead. – 3:57 PM
Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
Breaking down the Pascal Siakam commerce
through @YouTube
youtube.com/watch?v=qWaxKr…3:55 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Was a pleasure to cowl Pascal Siakam. At all times an actual one. Right here’s one in every of my favorite items. Did a trip together with Siakam at all-star in Chicago in 2020, a couple of weeks earlier than the world modified: torontosun.com/sports activities/basketb…3:52 PM
Mark Montieth @MarkMontieth
The @Pacers have hardly ever swung a commerce for a earlier NBA all-star corresponding to Pascal Siakam. Solely ones I discover are George McGinnis, Billy Knight, Mark Jackson, Chris Mullin and Peja Stojakovic. – 3:50 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Wrote on the clumsiness of the top of the Pascal Siakam Raptors period: torontosun.com/sports activities/basketb…3:50 PM
Doug Smith @SmithRaps
And this could’t get misplaced in all of this: Pascal Siakam was one of many 5 – 6 greatest gamers to ever put on a Raptors uniform. There isn’t a query about that reality. – 3:49 PM
KC Johnson @KCJHoop
The Bulls play Thursday in Toronto, the place the Raptors have traded OG Anunoby and now Pascal Siakam after prolonged hypothesis. However with 3 weeks to go till the commerce deadline, the Zach LaVine entrance has been quiet up to now.
For @NBCSChicago: nbcsportschicago.com/nba/chicago-bu…3:46 PM
Yossi Gozlan @YossiGozlan
Be certain that to test capsheets.com frequently as we get nearer to the commerce deadline.
It’s totally up-to-date with modifications from the Pascal Siakam commerce for each the 2023-24 and 2024-25 seasons.
The spending energy graph on the homepage is absolutely useful this time of yr! – 3:36 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
The Pacers are getting an All-Star in Pascal Siakam 🤩 pic.twitter.com/y6OusD0d8q3:33 PM

Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Dropped some instantaneous response with @momoragan on this Siakam commerce:
youtube.com/watch?v=EEYNb2… pic.twitter.com/QYGB0dJ5s93:30 PM

Justin Garcia @tmjgarcia
Going stay on @lockedonbucks for some instantaneous response to the Pascal Siakam commerce and its impression on the Bucks and the jap convention
youtube.com/@LockedOnBucks…3:24 PM
Invoice Ingram @TheRocketGuy
Siakam traded to the @Pacers … That’s a heck of a transfer for Indiana. Luka Doncic is jealous of his outdated coach’s entrance workplace proper now. #NBA3:22 PM
Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Pascal Siakam traded to Pacers, reportedly trying ahead to signing new deal sportando.basketball/en/pascal-siak…3:22 PM
Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Right here’s the early newser on the Pascal Siakam commerce with my evaluation: theathletic.com/5209325/2024/0…3:16 PM
Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Since final Deadline, strikes involving earlier core
IN: Poeltl, Quickley, Barrett, Brown, Nwora, Lewis, two 2024 1RPs, one 2024 2RP, one 2026 1RP (top-4 protected)
OUT: Siakam, OG, FVV, Treasured, Flynn 2024 1RP (top-6 protected), two 2RPs – 3:13 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Pacers get their man, reportedly commerce for Pascal Siakam in three-team deal, sending Bruce Brown and three first-round picks to Toronto.
nbcsports.com/nba/information/pacer…3:11 PM
Yossi Gozlan @YossiGozlan
One thing to keep watch over for the Pacers for the remainder of the commerce deadline: they now have a logjam of their frontcourt after buying Pascal Siakam, notably on the 4.
Maybe they appear to maneuver one in every of their backup frontcourt gamers to rebalance their roster. – 3:09 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Reporting and dealing on my Pascal Siakam story.
Within the meantime, right here’s an replace on Tyrese Haliburton from the person himself.
fieldhousefiles.com/p/tyrese-halib…3:06 PM
John Karalis @John_Karalis
Commerce evaluation: Toronto sends Pascal Siakam to Indiana Pacers. How does this impression the Celtics? bostonsportsjournal.com/2024/01/17/tra…3:05 PM
Tas Melas @TasMelas
Pascal Siakam is a champ. An unbelievable scorer. A high notch defender.
Masai trying on the future hurts however there’s just one future. Smarter than final season. – 3:05 PM
Brian Robb @BrianTRobb
New: Pascal Siakam is heading to the Pacers. What precisely does that imply for the Celtics and Jap Convention within the brief and long run? Plus, exploring another gamers concerned on this deal and whether or not any may impression commerce panorama masslive.com/celtics/2024/0…3:04 PM
Tony East @TonyREast
Extra, per sources:
-Pacers will waive James Johnson to create the open roster spot wanted to herald Kira Lewis.
-NOP 2024 second (worst of CHI/NOP) and Lewis Jr to Pacers.
-Lewis Jr, Nwora, Brown, 3 firsts to Raptors for Siakam. – 3:01 PM
Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
The max Pascal Siakam can signal for is $248 million over 5 years …
Giving up three first spherical picks and Bruce Brown for the chance to pay Siakam something near $50 million yearly … not nice IMo – 2:59 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
With the Pacers not shifting any of their younger frontcourt items on expiring contracts for Pascal Siakam — Obi Toppin or Jalen Smith — they keep flexibility for extra potential offers main as much as the deadline.
Buddy Hield’s wage, plus one in every of Toppin or Smith, may internet… – 2:58 PM
Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Obi Toppin went from taking part in behind Julius to taking part in behind Siakam as he enters free company. Grass isn’t at all times greener. – 2:55 PM
Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
Pascal Siakam will play for the Indiana Pacers 🇨🇲
eurohoops.internet/en/nba-news/16…2:54 PM
Stephen Noh @StephNoh
Listed below are my instantaneous grades for the Raptors, Pacers, and Pelicans within the Pascal Siakam commerce:
sportingnews.com/us/nba/information/pa…2:54 PM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
New beginnings for Pascal Siakam 👏 pic.twitter.com/NMt66SlMV12:53 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN story on the Pacers touchdown Toronto’s Pascal Siakam in a commerce espn.com/nba/story/_/id…2:52 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
The Raptors couldn’t threat dropping Siakam or Anunoby for nothing. In the event that they didn’t assume they may preserve them or weren’t keen to pay them, this was the mandatory path. Not a nasty return, underneath circumstances, however (in contrast to OG deal) this wasn’t the kind/high quality of return they needed. – 2:51 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
So, Raptors can be with out Pascal Siakam, Christian Koloko, Jakob Poeltl, Otto Porter Jr. and Markquis Nowell tonight vs. Warmth.
Gradey Dick and Gary Trent Jr. are questionable for Toronto. – 2:51 PM
Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Particulars and evaluation at @TheAthletic on Raptors buying and selling Pascal Siakam to Indiana for Bruce Brown Jr. and three first-round picks: theathletic.com/5209325/2024/0…2:50 PM
Haralabos Voulgaris @haralabob
So as to add somewhat extra shade its not that Siakam is a nasty participant, its simply what else may you get for those who have been keen to surrender 3 1sts + Bruce Brown on an honest contract? – 2:44 PM
Josh Lewenberg @JLew1050
It was an honour to cowl Siakam’s tenure in Toronto. His legacy: a key member of the 2019 championship group, the best success story in franchise historical past & a top-5 Raptor ever. Remained a professional on/off the court docket. A disgrace it needed to finish this fashion however comfortable he can lastly transfer on. – 2:42 PM
Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
New Pacers ahead Pascal Siakam simply obtained off a cellphone name with coach Rick Carlisle and president Kevin Pritchard. Siakam maintains his Fowl Proper’s with Pacers who’re anticipated to re-sign him in free company. Seems uncertain Siakam will debut for Pacers tomorrow at Sacramento. – 2:40 PM
Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
New ahead Pascal Siakam simply obtained off a cellphone name with head coach Rick Carlisle and president Kevin Pritchard. Siakam maintains his Fowl Proper’s with Pacers who’re anticipated to re-sign him in free company. Seems uncertain Siakam will debut for Pacers tomorrow at Sacramento. – 2:39 PM
Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
The New Orleans/Toronto/Indiana commerce are 2 separate trades:
1. Kira Lewis Jr. to Indiana
2. Lewis Jr., Brown, Nwora to Toronto for Siakam
Indiana is allowed to mixture Lewis Jr. as a result of they’re underneath the wage cap. – 2:38 PM
Jason Anderson @JandersonSacBee
One other piece is off the board with Pascal Siakam’s commerce to the Indiana Pacers. At @sacbee_news we broke down a number of the different potentialities for the Sacramento Kings because the commerce deadline nears ⬇
sacbee.com/sports activities/nba/sac…2:35 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
One of the best factor I can say concerning the Pascal Siakam deal is it’s higher than dropping him for nothing. They did nicely in OG commerce, however this one is a fumble. Let’s see what they will get for Trent, possibly Boucher … – 2:35 PM
Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
Indiana didn’t have cap house this offseason to signal Pascal Siakam outright.
They might have wanted to:
– Decline the Bruce Brown group choice
– Surrender Buddy Hield and Obi Toppin
– Waive TJ McConnell
All of that earlier than free company began. – 2:35 PM
Kyle Neubeck @KyleNeubeck
Effectively, change of plans for in the present day’s present.
Siakam-centric @PHLY_Sixers present arising shortly with @_devongivens and @DerekBodnerNBA.
Come hop within the stream, we’ll be stay in a second:
youtube.com/watch?v=piy3mW… pic.twitter.com/ZEJwjH53Si2:33 PM

Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
The Raptors traded OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam in return for:
◾ Immanuel Quickley
◾ RJ Barrett
◾ Bruce Brown
◾ Jordan Nwora
◾ Kira Lewis
◾ First spherical decide
◾ First spherical decide
◾ First spherical decide
◾ Second spherical decide pic.twitter.com/N42LoT2nSz2:33 PM

Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
Warmth will face the Raptors with out Siakam tonight. Additionally no Jakob Poeltl. Miami ought to have a straightforward time attending to the basket. – 2:32 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Kyle Lowry this morning on the Raptors, even earlier than the Siakam commerce, “It’s completely different. The group is a totally completely different group from once I was right here.” – 2:31 PM
Tony East @TonyREast
Feels like this may be two offers – one which takes a participant into the Pacers cap house, one other that re-aggregates mentioned participant in a Siakam deal. Engaged on it. – 2:29 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Hopping on @1075thefan’s @Query_Company now to debate Pascal Siakam touchdown with the Pacers: m.youtube.com/watch?v=bpR3u_…2:29 PM
Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz
Pacers get Siakam to group with Haliburton. Whether or not it’s Warmth, Knicks, Cavs or Pacers, that 4-5 collection in East can be enjoyable (except a type of can transfer up)… Although Warmth typically will get underestimated, Austin Rivers mentioned on ESPN yesterday that he’s undecided 76ers can beat Miami. – 2:26 PM
Ryan Wolstat @WolstatSun
Raptors commerce Pascal Siakam with Kyle Lowry on the town and DeMar DeRozan right here tomorrow. Poetic. – 2:26 PM
Synergy Sports activities Tech @SynergySST
Among the many 61 #NBA gamers utilizing over 18 possessions per sport, Pascal Siakam is tied for thirteenth in offensive effectivity. He is among the solely gamers within the league utilizing over 10% of his possession each because the ball handler in decide and rolls and going one-on-one within the publish. – 2:26 PM
Bobby Manning @RealBobManning
Attention-grabbing that #Raptors took again Bruce Brown on this deal. Clearly he’s the large $ to match Siakam however #Pacers in all probability favored him and he has a group choice.
Surprise if TOR flips him equally to how POR used Vacation to get further worth for Lillard. Would make this an A+ commerce. – 2:26 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Official blockbuster particulars between the Raptors and Pacers for Pascal Siakam, which incorporates the Pelicans:
Raptors obtain = Bruce Brown, Jordan Nwora, Kira Lewis, two 2024 first-round picks, 2026 first-round decide
Pacers obtain = Pascal Siakam + 2026 2nd through Pelicans pic.twitter.com/H5gDufCWvY2:26 PM

Mark Deeks @MarkDeeksNBA
First take a look at Siakam and Haliburton taking part in collectively pic.twitter.com/l5KIyrzQPD2:25 PM

Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
Pascal Siakam is on an expiring $37.9M contract.
He’s eligible to signal a 2 yr $81.5M extension with Indiana up till June 30.
The Pacers inherit his hen rights and might signal him to 5 yr $247M contract in July.
Siakam is now not tremendous max eligible as a result of he was… – 2:25 PM
Wes Goldberg @wcgoldberg
This can be a gamble by the Pacers. Siakam is 29. Haliburton is 23. They’re betting that Haliburton is able to compete for a title now. Roster nonetheless has holes, however Indiana has time to make different strikes round its new core duo. – 2:25 PM
Mark Deeks @MarkDeeksNBA
Every thing ends ultimately. Even Pascal Siakam in Toronto. It had gone so far as it was going. Half as pals. – 2:24 PM
Michael Dugat @mdug
Welp … by no means noticed the belongings to do it however doesn’t imply I didn’t get my Mavs coronary heart set on Siakam. – 2:23 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Pacers roster:
Pascal Siakam
Tyrese Haliburton
Myles Turner
Bennedict Mathurin
Buddy Hield
Isaiah Jackson
Obi Toppin
Jarace Walker
TJ McConnell
Andrew Nembhard
Aaron Nesmith
High __ squad within the East. pic.twitter.com/5437AU964P2:23 PM

Yossi Gozlan @YossiGozlan
Pascal Siakam is eligible to increase with the Indiana Pacers for 2 years, $81.6 million by way of June 30.
He can get extra money and years as a free agent. His most is projected at 5 years, $248.5 million with the Pacers. – 2:22 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Siakam and Haliburton this season:
Pascal — Tyrese —
22.2 PPG 23.6 PPG
6.3 RPG 12.5 APG
4.9 APG 3.4 3PM
Greatest Indiana duo since _______ . pic.twitter.com/SiFdTg6LU72:22 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Pascal Siakam is becoming a member of Tyrese Haliburton with the Pacers pic.twitter.com/JirRSYzHYq2:21 PM

Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Siakam will match awesomely in Indiana, and was one of many biggest Raptors success tales of all time. – 2:21 PM
Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
It’s fairly apparent from the path they’re heading into that the Raptors can be Scottie Barnes’ group very quickly. They need to construct their future round Barnes the wah they deal with Siakam’s case speaks volumes. A brand new period begins in Toronto. #WeTheNorth #NBA2:20 PM
Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
BREAKING: The Toronto Raptors are nearing a commerce to ship Pascal Siakam to the Indiana Pacers for a bundle that features Bruce Brown Jr. and three first first-round picks, sources inform @TheAthletic @Stadium. pic.twitter.com/Il5cYXwqVv2:19 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
BREAKING: The Indiana Pacers are finalizing a commerce to accumulate All-Star F Pascal Siakam in a deal that may ship Bruce Brown, Jordan Nwora and three first-round picks to the Toronto Raptors. New Orleans can be a 3rd group in deal, sending Kira Lewis to the Raptors. – 2:18 PM
Eric Koreen @ekoreen
Additionally, simply an FYI: folks should cease utilizing supermax as what Siakam needs, as he is not going to be eligible for it except he makes all-NBA. He can lengthen for as much as 4 years proper now with Raptors or two years with a group he’s traded to, the latter of which makes little sense. – 2:08 PM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
An replace on the place the Raptors stand with Pascal Siakam from @JakeLFischer 🔽
sports activities.yahoo.com/toronto-appear…2:07 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Pascal Siakam was “bewildered” and “heartbroken” by the Raptors’ continued efforts to commerce him as he remained loyal to the group, per @michaelgrange (sportsnet.ca/nba/article/co…).
Toronto by no means deliberate on providing Siakam a supermax contract, even when he certified for it. pic.twitter.com/9wXJ2rwTCQ1:57 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Terry Rozier is averaging extra PPG than
— Kawhi
— PG13
— Jimmy
— Lauri
— Jaylen
— Herro
— Zion
— Ingram
— Siakam
— Paolo
— KAT
— Cade
— Haliburton
— Bridges
— Porzingis
— Klay
— Wemby
— Murray
Bucket getter. statmuse.com/nba/participant/ter…1:14 PM
Stephen Noh @StephNoh
I like the thought of Siakam and Haliburton collectively. Wrote about why I feel he’d be good there and why I’m not as apprehensive about taking pictures considerations limiting his off-ball effectiveness:
sportingnews.com/us/nba/information/pa…12:33 PM
Anil Gogna @AnilGognaNBA
If Siakam have been to be traded to Indiana, along with Bruce Brown, the Pacers would want so as to add $7.4M of wage to create sufficient house to take again Siakam.
When creating hypothetical situations, additionally take into account that James Johnson will not be commerce eligible earlier than the deadline. pic.twitter.com/Y6W2cVXrXw12:14 PM

Extra on this storyline

Wizards ahead Kyle Kuzma has drawn exploratory commerce curiosity from a number of groups across the league, league sources informed HoopsHype, and that curiosity may intensify with groups lacking out on Pascal Siakam. Following stories that Washington needs two first-round picks to probably half with Kuzma, there may be additional readability and caveats to that. The Wizards would want future first-round picks past the 2024 draft with the potential to grow to be lottery picks to think about parting with their greatest participant, league sources informed HoopsHype. -via HoopsHype / January 18, 2024
“Once you take a look at their teaching employees, similar factor. They’ve a Corridor of Fame coach in Rick Carlisle. He’s a championship coach with a well-prepared employees. You see that from the place they’re sitting within the Jap Convention proper now. Then while you take a look at their roster, they’ve a younger, budding famous person in [Tyrese] Haliburton who will not be solely this deadly scorer, however he’s facilitating and making the precise performs. He’s some extent guard’s level guard by way of making his teammates higher. Pascal being added there provides a dynamic that they didn’t have earlier than, which is somebody to alleviate stress off of Tyrese and relieve stress on Pascal. Each guys, in late-game conditions, may go get a bucket with out having to run loads of offense. Each gamers are extraordinarily unselfish and pass-first kind of gamers. They make the precise play as an alternative of the egocentric play. The truth that Pascal is a champion like Rick Carlisle is, he’ll carry that have on a gifted younger group. Once you take a look at someone like Myles Turner, who’s a stretch 5 and rim-protecting massive, being paired with Pascal can be lethal with offering Pascal with spacing, which he in any other case didn’t have in Toronto.” -via SportsKeeda / January 18, 2024
What does Pascal Siakam consider the commerce? Ramasar: “He’s excited. There are loads of recollections up in Toronto, and loads of good recollections. Though issues have modified to the place he’s been moved, he’s ecstatic concerning the alternative forward of him in Indiana. To start with, it’s a first-class group. Once you take a look at [President] Kevin Pritchard and [general manager] Chad Buchanan, these are basketball guys with a corporation that at all times has had basketball executives from Larry Fowl to Donnie Walsh which have been there. Their entrance workplace is top quality.” -via SportsKeeda / January 18, 2024



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