The Indiana Pacers acquired Pascal Siakam and will send Jordan Nwora, Bruce Brown, and three first-round picks to the Toronto Raptors.
Meanwhile, the New Orleans Pelicans sent a second-round pick to the Pacers and Kira Lewis Jr. to the Raptors.
Sources said two of the first-round picks going to Toronto are for 2024 – Indiana’s selection and the lesser of a Houston/Utah/LA Clippers/Oklahoma City pick.
The third pick is for 2026 from the Pacers.
Siakam has spent all of his eight-year NBA career with Toronto.
He is averaging 22.2 points, 4.9 assists, and 6.3 rebounds this season.
Pascal Siakam is expected to work out a new contract with the Pacers this summer.
He is making almost $38 million this season and can be a free agent in July.
Indiana, who is No. 6 in the Eastern Conference, is the NBA’s highest-scoring team this season.
Toronto ranks first in fast-break points per game, while Indiana is No. 2.
The Pacers will face the Raptors three more times this season, the next matchup is Valentine’s Day in Toronto.
Siakam won an NBA championship with the Raptors in 2019 and was an All-Star selection in 2020 and 2023.
On Wednesday the Pacers also waived veteran forward James Johnson, who appeared in five games since mid-December.