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.
Also, with sports, you have to remember that players may get successively better/worse with practice/age/injuries, etc. So rather than just an outlier, this may be the starting point of a trend that moves Sprewell up to a 40% 3pt shooter.