Injury has Mavs shopping for center

Updated: February 18, 2010, 11:34 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- With center Erick Dampier out for an extended period, a source said the Dallas Mavericks plan to pursue Zydrunas Ilgauskas if he receives a buyout from the Washington Wizards.

Dampier underwent successful surgery Wednesday morning to repair an open dislocation of his right middle finger suffered late in Tuesday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

"He'll be out for a while," coach Rick Carlisle said. "I'm just not sure exactly how long."

Dampier could miss up ...

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