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.
He should be thankful for the trade or else this could have gone unnoticed for a lot longer. It's too bad that he never got to suit up for the Knicks, they really need him. Since he couldn't it's nice to have the roster spot freed up.