Siakam garners Most Improved Player honors, NBA Championship

In his third year in the NBA, former Aggie Pascal Siakam was named the league’s 2019 Most Improved Player after helping the Toronto Raptors win its first NBA Championship in June 2019. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in six games to earn the title. Siakam averaged 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game during the 2018-2019 season. A Douala, Cameroon native, Siakam was a member of the Aggies from 2013-2016 before he was drafted as the 27th overall pick in 2016. In his final season in Las Cruces, Siakam earned AP All-America Honorable Mention and WAC Player of the Year honors. 

Tiffany Acosta