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Is Wilson Chandler signing with Chinese team? Looks like it...

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Reports out of China and Europe Tuesday have Wilson Chandler, who will be an an unrestricted free agent this off-season, is about to signwith Zhejiang Guangsha Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.

However, Alex Schiffer of The Athletic tweets that those reports may not be true...

Later though, an Instagram conversation between Chandler and Stephon Marbury from three weeks ago suggested that Chandler was indeed heading back to China.

Finally, Emiliano Carchia, who the expert in overseas basketball news, cleared up the confusion...

Chandler, who Kenny Atkinson and Jacque Vaughn used a defensive stopper, played 35 games this past season, following a 25-game suspension for PED use. The 12-year NBA veteran averaged 5.9 points, 4.1 rebounds with a 40/31/87 shooting line in 21 minutes per game.

The 33-year-old, who started three games —replacing Taurean Prince in the final two before the hiatus, opted out of the “bubble.” He cited both health issues as well as a commitment to social justice. Chandler noted that he was concerned about infecting his 87-year-old grandmother and his children, one of whom has asthma.

The Nets have 11 players under contract for the 2020-21 season, not counting Jeremiah Martin who is on the second year of a two-year, two-way deal.