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Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Should Wilson Chandler be traded?

Knicks Rumors & News

It has been a difficult year for Wilson Chandler on and off the court. His grandfather passed away a few weeks ago and he has missed the last four games due to a left groin injury. The Knicks are considering shutting him down for the rest of the season.

Chandler is a very talented player but also a very attractive trading piece. He is turning 23-years old in May and will be making $2.1 million next season and has a qualifying offer for $3 million the year after. If the Knicks sign two big free agents within the next two years I think it makes Chandler expendable. Meaning his role would change and I do not see him attempting 13 shots a game.

What could Chandler be traded for? New York does not have a first round pick in this year’s or 2012 NBA Draft. However, we have seen the Knicks buy a late first round pick from another franchise.

The third year forward is averaging career highs in points (15.3), field goal percentage (47.9) and minutes per …

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