Dampier, a defensive-oriented veteran center, has spent 14 seasons in the league being two things: Big and, at times, bad -- as in you-don't-want-to-mess-with-me bad. But having sat out all of the preseason and the first month of the regular season while sorting through his free agency options, Dampier essentially arrived at AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday with a warning label. Don't expect him to be a savior. But he can be a solid contributor to a below-average rebounding team that ranks near the bottom of the league in interior scoring.
Had to be done, I'd love to see 25 mpg and 6/8/1.5 blocks.
Z and Anthony will share the rest.