Sources: Heat to sign Erick Dampier
After a long wait in free agency, Erick Dampier is getting what he wanted all along -- a contract from the Miami Heat.
Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com on Monday that Dampier, who spent the past six seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, has emerged as the Heat's top choice to replace Udonis Haslem in the wake of Haslem's foot injury. Dampier had arrived in Miami by Monday night, sources said, and will be signed as early as Tuesday as long as he passes a physical.
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