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Future at center comes into focus

It's cleary why the Mavs insisted on Haywood, who could be in Dallas a long time

Updated: February 20, 2010, 1:48 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Brendan Haywood has hardly had time to unpack his suitcase in his hotel room, but he already feels at home with Dallas.

The big man's real estate search can wait. Haywood is too busy proving why he was the guy the Dallas Mavericks coveted during their trade talks with the Washington Wizards. And that was before the bone in Erick Dampier's right middle finger popped through the skin, sidelining the center for up to a month.

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