Center Erick Dampier, who has been with Atlanta on a pair of 10-day contracts, has signed with the Hawks for the remainder of the season.
The Atlanta Hawks today signed center Erick Dampier for the remainder of the season, according to Executive Vice President/General Manager Rick Sund. The 15-year veteran has appeared in six games for the Hawks this season, after signing consecutive 10-day contracts on February 9 and February 19, averaging 1.8 rpg, 0.3 apg, 0.2 spg and 0.2 bpg [...]
The Atlanta Hawks today signed center Erick Dampier to a second 10-day contract, according to Executive Vice President/General Manager Rick Sund. The 15-year veteran has appeared in four games for the Hawks this season, after signing his first 10-day contract on February 9, averaging 2.5 rpg, 0.3 apg, 0.3 spg and 0.3 bpg in 6.5 mpg.
The Atlanta Hawks, short-handed at center following injuries to Al Horford and Jason Collins, signed 15-year veteran center Erick Dampier to a 10-day contract on Thursday.
Erick Dampier Big guy who can raise his arms The Atlanta Hawks can use some help up front and they’re willing to give veteran center Erick Dampier a 10-day audition. The Hawks today signed the 15-year veteran to a 10-day contract, according to Executive Vice President/General Manager Rick Sund. Selected 10th overall by Indiana in the 1996 NBA Draft, [...]
Last year, the Heat had a total of seven—yes, seven—different centers. Erick Dampier, Jamaal Magloire, Juwan Howard, Zydrunas Ilguaksas, Udonis Haslem, Dexter Pittman and Chris Bosh all played at center at one time or another. None of them worked. Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics continue to pay for curiously trading center Kendrick Perkins to the Oklahoma City Thunder last season. Not only was it a bone-headed move to begin with, but the man they traded for, forward Jeff Green, has been lost for this season with an aortic aneurysm. Show More Summary
Any time Erick Dampier is mentioned as someone who can help your team, you know your team isn't in a good situation. However, the Boston Celtics don't have many options at this point. The only legitimate center on their roster is Jermaine O'Neal and he's not the same player he used to be. Show More Summary
In general, I don't give Erick Dampier much thought, and I'm guessing neither do you. He is far from an NBA superstar, and if he's at all memorable, it's only for having once been memorably overpaid. More »
Erick Dampier was drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 1996 NBA Draft, but only spent one season with the team before being traded to the Golden State Warriors in 1997. Dampier spent seven years with the Golden State Warriors and averaged a career-high 12.3 points and 12.0 rebounds per game during the 2003-04 NBA season, his “contract” year. Show More Summary
The Mavs took Samaki Walker ninth overall in 1996, between Kerry Kittles and Erick Dampier, four picks before Kobe Bryant, and six before Steve Nash. Walker hasn't seen any NBA game action since December 2005, so you don't need Jay Bilas to point out that he's a bust. He's played in Russia, Syria, China, and South Korea since washing out of the NBA. More »
When the Chicago Bulls lost to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, Derrick Rose didn’t go out and party (like Erick Dampier and a few Heat after losing to the Mavs). No, Rose was devastated. The MVP had led the Bulls to the league’s best record in 2011, but couldn’t get the job done in the playoffs. Show More Summary
Remember this dunk? Of course you do. It was awesome. Brendan Haywood, whose greatest skill has traditionally been being marginally better than Erick Dampier or Etan Thomas, remembers it too. More »
NBA Playoffs 2011: Why Miami Heat Need Udonis Haslem and Erick Dampier vs. Bulls In their Game 1 loss, the Miami Heat were out-hustled, out-muscled, out-everything'ed on the offensive and defensive glass. The Bulls had 19 offensive boards to the Heat's six, and mustered only 33 total rebounds to Chicago's 45. Show More Summary
The Miami Heat have waived Jerry Stackhouse. The move clears the way for the Heat to sign Erick Dampier. (Via Chris Broussard) Join the conversation about this story »
According to multiple reports, the Miami Heat will sign free agent center Erick Dampier on Tuesday to a one-year contract pending a physical. Dampier, who once was thought to be joining Miami months ago, will provide a much needed boost on the boards and in the paint. Show More Summary
A struggling Miami Heat team will look to shore up the loss of center Udonis Haslem by signing veteran center Erick Dampier on Tuesday to a one-year contract, a league source confirmed Monday night.
The Miami Heat have been hit with a few key injuries, losing Mike Miller before things even got started, and a few days ago losing Udonis Haslem for what coudl be months. Haslem, a power forward, provides rebounding, defense and toughness that few players on the current roster are able to replace. Also, center Joel Anthony, who [...]
"How is this guy even in the league?" Every NBA fan has uttered or thought these words at some point while watching professional basketball. Some guys just knew the right people. Some guys were in the perfect situation to display whatever skill they had before entering the league. Show More Summary
Just when everyone thought they could breathe again, another potential big move surfaces. Erick Dampier, the 35-year-old center out of Jackson, Mississippi, is the lastest name to possibly be heading down to South Beach to team up with...Show More Summary