Home Sports Basketball What the timing of the Pascal Siakam extension says about the Raptors... SportsBasketball What the timing of the Pascal Siakam extension says about the Raptors plans October 19, 2019 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp If you are around a team during training camp and the preseason, things start to get a little repetitive. There are developments that can change the narrative, but in general, the things that cause that change — practices, scrimmages, preseason games — have little long-term meaning. There are plenty of reporters that can make their one or two trips to visit a team, but there are a finite number of questions of general interest. You start to hear the same ones over and over and over again. A recent popular one: What did the Toronto Raptors learn from Kawhi Leonard? It can be asked to OG Anunoby, who will fill the role of silent starting small forward that Leonard vacated when he left for Los Angeles. It can be asked to Pascal Siakam, who is expected to make up for a lot of the scoring load that Leonard carried last year. It can even be asked to Nick Nurse, whose initial NBA head coaching experience was informed by working with Leonard, and watching as he set a tone of… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pelicans expect Zion Williamson back around mid-December? The N.B.A. in 2019: Everybody Hurts Sometimes Moritz Wagner: Playing key role off Wizards' bench 'fun as hell' Partnow November Mailbag Part 1: What the numbers say about trusting player improvement and more Hollinger: With these Phoenix Suns, there are reasons to toss aside the usual doom-and-gloom skepticism Warriors list eight players on injury report for Friday's game vs. Jazz Inside the full circle of NBA stardom: The night Giannis and Melo flipped the script in Milwaukee The N.B.A., Amid Its Misery, Is Putting on a Show Veteran Marcus Morris showcasing leadership qualities with young Knicks Watch: Nets release Biggie Smalls-themed jerseys Wat Misaka, First Nonwhite in Modern Pro Basketball, Dies at 95 Wataru Misaka, first person of color to play in NBA, dies at 95 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.