Pelicans in holding pattern after draft night

By: Jim Eichenhofer,, @Jim_Eichenhofer

New Orleans general manager Dell Demps politely declined attempts from reporters to obtain specifics and an update on the team’s situation following Thursday’s draft. Officially, the Pelicans drafted Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel with the sixth overall pick. It was a fairly significant surprise around the NBA that Noel was still on the board at 6.