Camerounhebdo.info is reporting that the Siakam effect is already being felt throughout the nation in great anticipation for his long awaited arrival
The NBA winner and Most improved player of the just ended season, is going to land on home soil for the very first time, after his mind blowing NBA winning campaign with the Raptors – along side the Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations, Masai Ujiri.
Siakam arrives after a sublime breakthrough season, getting an average of 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.1 assist.
Masai Ujiri is an English born former Nigerian professional basketballer who was also named the first ever NBA African executive.
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Siakam would be the first of ‘August guests’ as he would arrive on August the second and reportedly have a 6 days camp with youths, while his boss is awaited on the 9th of August to the 13th.
The power forward, Pascal Siakam is one of four basketballers that have played in the NBA from Cameroon but stands head and shoulders above fellow active countrymen, Joel Embiid and Luc Mbah as the only Cameroonian to have won the NBA.
Ujiri since the end of his career has been a scout since 2002, working with the Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets and currently with the Raptors. Masai Ujiri’s coming to Cameroon is an initiative of Giants Of Africa (GOA) whose aim is to scout and promote talents of tomorrow in the NBA from the African continent.