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Pelicans Aggressively Discussing Trades For First Round Pick

The New Orleans Pelicans are exploring trade discussions to acquire a first round pick in this month's NBA Draft, according to a source. The Pelicans are aggressively pursuing a first rounder to select either a small forward or center. The Pelicans traded the sixth pick in the draft and another 2014 pick in last year's Jrue Holiday-Nerlens Noel trade. Dell Demps had said...
Via RealGM
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans headed to NBA Lottery, just in case

The New Orleans Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps is headed to New York City for Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery, just in case. New Orleans' chances of retaining the team's first-round lottery selection are skimpy at best, given the terms of the trade that brought point guard Jrue Holiday to the Pelicans last season. In return for Holiday and Pierre Jackson, the Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Demps: Pelicans Extremlely Young But Not Inexperienced

The New Orleans Pelicans don't have a player on their roster older than 28, but the collection of young players have a lot of experience being in the league since they were teenagers. “When we put the group together, that was something that was important to us; of course we have a lot of young guys but we also have guys with experience,” said Dell Demps. “Look at Jrue Holiday...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Demps: Pelicans have many options on draft day

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. That's an easier task this year than last, when the general manager sometimes chuckled while refusing...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A with Pelicans GM Dell Demps heading into NBA Draft

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&...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans Scouring Europe For Young Prospects

Dell Demps has been scouring Europe in a bid to find young prospects. "We go over there a few times a year and we’re not just looking at draft guys,'' Demps said. “It’s competitive over there now. You can start watching those guys at young ages and as we track guys here, we track guys there as well.’’ New Orleans signed Brian Roberts in 2012 after scouting...
Via RealGM
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans GM Not Ruling Out Chance Of Trading Eric Gordon

Pelicans GM, Dell Demps, won’t rule out the possibility that the team could trade fifth-year shooting guard, Eric Gordon, this summer. Due to a right knee injury, Gordon, who the team signed to a four-year/$58 million contract last offseason, played just 40 games this season. According to John Reid, The Times-Picayune: “To say if I anticipate him being back – I don’t know...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
April 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hornets GM Demps agrees to extension

New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps has agree to a new multi-year contract extension with the club. The Hornets announced the deal on Friday but did not release terms of the contract. Hornets executive vice president Mickey Loomis says Demps ''has a bright future,'' and that he and first-year owner Tom Benson ''couldn't be more impressed'...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Dell Demps Signs Extension With Hornets

The Hornets have signed general manager Dell Demps to a new multi-year contract extension.
Via RealGM
November 16, 2012  |  Discuss

2011 Hornets Training Camp - Dell Demps Press Conference

New Orleans Hornets general manager Dell Demps addressed the media for about 10 minutes at a Friday press conference in the Alario Center. Here is the transcript.
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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