DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they completed a sign-and-trade deal that sends Dejuan Blair to the Washington Wizards in exchange for the rights to Emir Preldzic.

Blair (6-7, 270) recently completed his first season with the Mavericks and averaged 6.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 15.6 minutes in 78 games (13 starts).

Preldzic (6-9, 220), a native of Turkey, was originally the 57th overall pick by the Phoenix Suns in the 2009 NBA Draft.

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