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LosLobos111
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Demps comments Post-Draft

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer · 56m
Pelicans GM Dell Demps said he cannot comment on move previous to draft night. A potential deal tonight is being finalized as we speak


Don't know what this is about btw
Maybe asik?

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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer · 52m
Dell Demps on small forward: "That's no secret it's a position we're looking at. We're going to do everything we can to improve this team."


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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer · 51m
Dell Demps said Pelicans are looking forward to having Russ Smith here, partly due to his championship pedigree and success in college


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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer · 17m
Dell Demps on free agency: "There are some things we want to accomplish before the start of next season. We're going to try to do that."


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Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer · 11m
Asked about estimated $7 million cap space Pelicans are expected to have for free agents, Demps said figure could change in July. May go up


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JayWalkTiger
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
Interesting. Wonder if the potential deal being finalized is the Russ Smith deal, or a different deal all together.

The fact that he said a "potential deal tonight" is being finalized catches my eye. Since you can't talk about a deal before it's finalized due to NBA rules, yet he already mentioned Russ smith in another quote. And the asik thing went down yesterday.

Or I could just be over analyzing shite to get my hopes up.

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Peliclown
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
Damnit now I'm gonna stay up till I hear the deal haha. I hope news breaks soon.


J311slx
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
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Peliclown


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Damnit now I'm gonna stay up till I hear the deal haha. I hope news breaks soon.




fightingtigers98
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
got damn it demps give me more!!


Fun Bunch
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
The deal he's talking about was likely Russ


chesty
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
Stop toying with my emotions demps


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Jon1798
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
The Russ deal would have already been complete. Otherwise Dell wouldn't have been talking about a player the Sixers have the rights to.


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Cap Crunch
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
No he made comments about Russ. I think the deal he couldn't talk about was the Asik deal


LosLobos111
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
Added video to OP


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Fun Bunch
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
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No he made comments about Russ. I think the deal he couldn't talk about was the Asik deal



There you go.

I doubt he would have hinted at a deal that wasn't completed that hadn't leaked yet.

He can't talk about the Asik deal, and as we know, we will have to do something with some of our salary, so they are probably still working on a threeway deal.


TigerinATL
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
People over on PR are taking the video as Dell hinting that Gordon is out when all Demps said is that they have competition at SG with Tyreke and Gordon and who gets to start will work itself out. To me it sounded more like he's expecting a camp battle than a trade.


Fun Bunch
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re: Demps comments Post-Draft
Yeah same here. Could be a subtle hint to Gordon that he is no longer a starter, so play ball with us regarding opt in, but I think it was just a general comment on the competition.


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