Mavs to ship DeJuan Blair to Wizards

July, 16, 2014

The Washington Wizards will acquire veteran forward DeJuan Blair in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, according to sources close to the process.

A trade call with the league is scheduled for later Wednesday, sources said, with Dallas not looking for anything back beyond the nominal draft considerations required to make such a deal official.

Blair posted a tweet referencing his new NBA home Wednesday afternoon. reported Sunday that the Wizards and Mavericks were in advanced talks on a sign-and-trade deal that would land Blair alongside Paul Pierce and Kris Humphries as new additions to Washington's up-and-coming roster.

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