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The Philadelphia 76ers acquired small forward Wilson Chandler from the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday and the plan is to keep him for this upcoming season, according to a report from NBA.com.
Chandler will earn $12.8 million in 2018-19 and become a unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2019.
The Sixers could immediately re-route newly acquired @wilsonchandler in any potential, uh, trade, b/c his salary is going into the team’s available cap space. But the plan is for Philly to keep him, per league sources; his two-way play when healthy is viewed as a needed asset.
— David Aldridge (@davidaldridgedc) July 3, 2018
Chandler played in 74 games this past year for Denver and averaged 10.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists, shooting 44.5 percent from the field and 35.8 percent from three.
For his career, Chandler has averaged 13.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 590 games.