Toronto Raptors: Jose Calderon is the Point Guard of the Future

March 5th, 2012 by Justin Bonin Leave a reply »
I am usually on the fence when it comes to trades involving Jose Calderon, however this season—and at this point in the Raptors’ rebuild—I am convinced that the best move for the Raptors—both at present and for the future—is to hold on to Jose. Here's why...

We don’t need Cap room:
As far as this summer's free agency goes, don’t expect the Raptors to make a big splash.  There are some pieces they may look at — and can afford to — but don't expect them to take on a big contract.

The Raptors are not in position where they need to free up a bunch of cap room in order to make a major acquisition this summer, so trading Jose in order to save money makes no sense for the Raptors, not now and not for the future.   


The Contract:

Yes, Jose Calderon will have a pretty big price tag next year, $10,561,985 to be exact but we have been paying at or around that amount for the past few years, so to doing it for one more really does not hurt the team very much. 

The Raptors' brass should let his con ...

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