NBA Rumors: Why Toronto Makes No Sense for Wilson Chandler

February 25th, 2012 by Michael Dixon Leave a reply »
If Wilson Chandler is going to come back to the NBA this season, he can't even entertain the notion of returning to an out of contention team. This is why the talk that he's interested in the lowly Toronto Raptors is more than a little confusing. 

Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated reported Chandler's agent Chris Luchey said the Raptors are a factor.

Luchey said the Raptors, who have salary cap room to add Chandler without the use of an exception, are in the mix and that he is talking to six other teams. Chandler made $2.1 million last season and had been hoping for a long-term deal with Denver.

Why in the world would Chandler want to go to the Raptors? They are more than five games out of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. If by some chance the Cavaliers, Bucks, Pistons and Celtics find their way into the playoffs, the Raptors will only be easily disposed by the Heat or Bulls. 

Chandler is not a franchise changer. He is not the kind of player that will go to a bad team and make them a contender. That is what would have to happen in Toronto, so this move makes no sense. 

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