Andre Iguodala has always been one of the more criticized players in Philadelphia 76ers history. Not only does he get all the spotlight because he likes having the ball in his hands, but his exorbitant contract doesn't match his on-court production.
A lot of the heat Iguodala takes from the media is unjustified, but a large chunk of it is. There seem to be trade rumors swirling around No. 9 every single year, but 2012 feels different. I can sense the smell of "refreshing change" in the air.
There is no doubt that Iguodala is one of the NBA's better defenders and players altogether, but what I doubt is his usefulness to the 76ers in 2012, which is why I think he should be traded to a team that desperately needs a small forward—the L.A. Lakers, for example.
Here are five reasons Andre should and will be traded this offseason.