NBA Trade Rumors: Has Wilson Chandler Become Expendable for the New York Knicks?

June 25th, 2010 by Keith Schlosser Leave a reply »

The Knicks have a tremendous need for a big man yet failed to capitalize by selecting one in the NBA draft. After selecting Andy Rautins of Syracuse with the No. 38 overall pick, the team instead selected the freakishly athlete wingman, Landry Fields, out of Stanford.

Potentially adding Fields to the plethora of wingmen the Knicks currently have on the roster poses the question: Who will be the odd man out?

The likely answer is Wilson Chandler. As the Knicks look to beef up their roster to attract the summer’s best free agents, Chandler could become key trade bait in order to bring in another valuable player.

Chandler is the furthest developed of the Knicks’ young core, as he is also the most tenured.

With Danilo Gallinari, Bill Walker, J.R. Giddens, and now Fields on the roster, Chandler is becoming expendable.

While Giddens is nothing more than a low-risk role player, Gallinari and Walker still have a tremendous amount of upside.

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