New Orleans Pelicans Cut Ties With GM Dell Demps: Report


The New Orleans Pelicans and General Manager Dell Demps are parting methods.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Pelicans possession was “furious” with an injured Anthony Davis leaving the world throughout Thursday night time’s 131-122 victory in opposition to the OklahomaCity Thunder. Team proprietor Gayle Benson reportedly needs an “overhaul” of the Pelicans, which incorporates hiring a new GM to take management of the Anthony Davis commerce negotiations.

Davis left final night time’s sport within the last moments of the primary half, after struggling what the crew described as a muscle contusion on his left shoulder. Davis didn’t return to the bench after halftime and, in accordance with ESPN, he left the Smoothie King Center with agent Rich Paul through the sport to get an MRI.

Head coach Alvin Gentry was requested after the sport about Davis leaving the world through the sport, however sidestepped the query, telling reporters he was “pleased for the fellows that performed the sport and we gained.” 

Gentry, who informed the media that he’s accomplished speaking in regards to the Davis commerce rumors, described the entire scenario as a “dumpster hearth.”

“I am pleased for all of them,” Gentry stated following the Pelicans win on Thursday.

“Because to inform you the reality, this complete factor has been a dumpster hearth. … We need guys to be skilled and we wish them to do that, but it surely’s onerous for guys to undergo what they have been by way of. And to have the ability to come out and beat a crew of that high quality, I am pleased for all the fellows. I simply thought they did an incredible job.”