Found June 25, 2013 on
Fox Sports Southwest:
Pelicans GM Dell Demps offers a glimpse into franchise mindset ahead of the NBA Draft:
" I have got to tell you I have my poker face on. As they say, loose lips sink ships. At this time of year it's just tough to reveal too many things. I'd love to tell all of the fans what we're trying to do and what our goals are that we're trying to accomplish but there's always that fear that other teams will jump on the Internet, read my quotes and try to beat us to the punch."
On point guard depth and working out multiple point guards:
"We only had one workout, and the main reason we only had one workout is that it's hard to get guys to come work out for you. Guys that think they are top two or three picks don't want to work out for a team with the sixth pick and guys that are projected to be taken eighth through twelfth don't think you're going to take them so they don't want to waste their time. We were prepared for that and this year...
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The only definitive statement Dell Demps will offer about the New Orleans Pelicans' plans for Thursday night's NBA draft is that he intends to maintain a ''poker face'' in hopes of making it as hard as possible to predict his club's course of action.
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