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"I've started over 100 games in my career, playoffs," said Thomas, acquired from Chicago in February. "Me starting is nothing new to me. ... I'm happy to be able to come back and play for the Bobcats and coach (Larry) Brown."
Calderon would provide Charlotte with a better shooter than Felton, whom the Bobcats made no attempt to re-sign because they were so close to paying the luxury tax, a figure Jordan said they wouldn't exceed.
Calderon, who averaged 10.3 points and 5.9 assists last season, has been criticized in the past for his defense, an area the demanding Brown stresses. He's also still due about $30 million over the next three seasons.
Evans, due $5 million next season, would give the Bobcats more depth up front.
Chandler had an injury-plagued season in Charlotte after being acquired from New Orleans for Emeka Okafor last summer. He decided not to opt out of the final year of his contract last month and become a free agent.
"I'm not sure what other deals they have going on," Chandler said of the Raptors. "But I feel like anywhere I go healthy I'll fit in."
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