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Wizards' Coulibaly: Siakam is 'the easiest superstar to guard'

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Washington Wizards wing Bilal Coulibaly isn't impressed by Pascal Siakam's game.

At the end of April, Coulibaly said the Indiana Pacers forward was the easiest star to guard when asked by French publication RMC Sport. On Monday, the 19-year-old didn't back down from his comments.

"I stand by it. ... I watch the films, I know what he was about to do when he was going left, spinning around, going right," Coulibaly told "Run It Back." "I was like, yeah, he was the easiest superstar to guard."

The Wizards youngster wouldn't reveal who else he considers easy to guard.

Coulibaly played Siakam twice while the two-time All-Star was a member of the Toronto Raptors. Siakam averaged 30.5 points on 65.8% true shooting, nine assists, and 8.5 rebounds in those contests, his most against any team this season, according to TSN's Keerthika Uthayakumar.

The Raptors traded Siakam to the Pacers in January. Indiana is tied with the New York Knicks at two games apiece in the second round.

Coulibaly averaged 8.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 1.7 assists in his rookie campaign. The Wizards were awarded the second overall pick in June's NBA draft after finishing 15-67.

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