Last year, Siakam started 38 of the 55 games he appeared in for the Raptors and also played a key role in helping the Raptors 905 clinch their first NBA D-League championship. Despite having a pretty eventful rookie campaign, the 23-year-old decided he finally made it big after a recent follow on his Instagram account.
Considering DeMar DeRozan only follows 131 account on Instagram and one of that list now includes Siakam’s account, the second-year forward out of New Mexico State was pretty happy about the follow from his teammate.
As great as Siakam’s tweet is, it’s even better that he wasn’t even following DeRozan to begin with and his followers were able to point it out pretty quickly.
After averaging 4.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game in his rookie season, Siakam is currently averaging 7.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and .9 steals per game in 20 contests this year.