According to Michael Grange of the Globe and Mail, the Raptors are still trying to trade Calderon for a big man, with talk of the Spanish guard heading to Indiana in exchange for the Pacers’ Roy Hibbert.
According to Doug Smith, Jose Calderon remains on the trading block as one team still has a “big interest” in Calderon. Smith says that Colangelo will do “everything he can to move him in the next couple of weeks”.
It’s understandable for Michael Jordan to pull out of a deal that he thought he wasn’t getting a fair shake in, but turning around and giving up Chandler for Dallas’ trash makes this one hard to swallow.
I think the 2007 Raptor team's biggest problem was a lack of secondary scoring option. We had Bosh (who was neutralized by Mikey freakin' Moore), and everyone else. Was any team scared of Calderon or Parker dropping 25? Definitely not.
This year, we've got 2 legit scorers in Lowry and DeRozan, and even Salmons and Vasquez have the ability to turn a broken play into 2 points. I'm not suggesting this current team are worldbeaters, but their offense isn't as one-dimensional as the 2007 team, without even saying anything about the improved defense.