Even if Dampier reverts to being a dog, its still better than having Dream Teamer Christian Laettner around. And, if Dampier is actually motivated, this will be the first time Nelson has had a center since Bob Lanier was washed up and he dragged Dave Cowens out of retirement in the early 80's.
The Public Demands: Replace the Star Spangled Banner with Brass Bonanza.
I'm listening to Simmons right now on the radio and he doesn't seem too negative about the deal. It actually comes across as he likes it. I think one of the reasons is that he thinks this deal means less minutes for Blount.