2019 NBA Japan Games: Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors victorious over the Houston Rockets

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 31: Pascal Siakam #43 of the Toronto Raptors celebrates a basket during the second half of an NBA game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Scotiabank Arena on January 31, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Pascal Siakam was unstoppable and helped the Toronto Raptors defeat the Houston Rockets at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan (134-129).

This was the first of the two preseason games that will be played in Saitama as part of the 2019 NBA Japan Games.

Siakam finished the game with 24 points and 18 rebounds for the winners, while Serge Ibaka added 18 points.

On the other hand, James Harden had a game-high 34 points for the losing squad, with Russell Westbrook posting 13.