Wizards get C Blair in deal with Dallas

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Wizards get C Blair in deal with Dallas
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DALLAS, TX - APRIL 28: DeJuan Blair #45 of the Dallas Mavericks reacts during play against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 28, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Wizards have acquired center DeJuan Blair in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks.

The 6-foot-7 Blair averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds in 78 games in his only season with Dallas. He spent his first four seasons with San Antonio and has career averages of 7.5 points and 5.6 rebounds.

Dallas obtained the rights to Emir Preldzic in Tuesday's trade. The 6-9 Preldzic was selected by Phoenix with the 57th overall pick in the 2009 draft.

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