Wilson Chandler's 2011-2012 season has a new wrinkle to it on Monday. The Denver Nuggets free agent has apparently turned his eyes toward Italy for the remainder of his season, according to his agent (via SportandoBakset):
Breaking news: Agent Chris Luchey told me that Wilson Chandler is in serious talks with an Italian team to seal a deal for rest of season— Emiliano Carchia (@SportandoBasket) February 27, 2012
However, no one knows the name of the team. There have been numerous bits of information floating around about Chandler since he was close to returning to the league. First, as we all know, he is a restricted free agent, meaning the Nuggets would be able to match any offer from an NBA team. But the Nuggets only want to sign Chandler to a long-term deal.
Wilson needs to sign an offer sheet before March 1 if he even wants the chance to play for another team. Once March 1 hits, he is pretty much glued in with the Nuggets.
Of course, maybe Chandler's agent is just blowing smoke here.
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