Born July 14, 1975 Erick Dampier played in the NBA mainly as a Centre during their playing career, season(s): 1997-2012. Erick Travez Dampier is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association for the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks. He is a 6 ft 11 in / 265 lb. center.