With Brandan Wright out indefinitely after suffering a concussion in Friday's lost to the New Orleans Hornets, the Dallas Mavericks have called up Sean Williams from their D-League affiliate the Texas Legends.
Williams is reportedly en route and expected to be ready to play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
The 6'10 230 center may be pressed into action immediately to replace Wright, who has averaged 13 minutes and 5.9 points per game this season as part of Dallas' three-man center rotation with Brendan Haywood and Ian Mahinmi.
A former first-round pick of the New Jersey Nets in 2007 who washed out of the NBA amid off-the-court concerns, the Boston College product has been impressive in his time in the D-League this year, averaging 15.0 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in 22 games.
He played in three games with the Mavericks at the beginning of the season, with his most notable performance coming against the Denver Nuggets on Dec. 26. In 11 minutes of action, he put up a stat-line of 12 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block while also throwing up his pre-game meal when he came to the bench:
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