Report: Pelicans’ front office people meet with Joe Dumars, could have future role

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Most likely next year’s Pelicans’ roster is going to look similar to this year’s. There are a couple potential free agents —Omer Asik is the biggest one — but the Pelicans want to bring the key guys back, then use the mid-level exception to add a veteran. Most of the growth will be internal, and with some system changes.

But there may be changes at the top.

People up the ladder at the Pelicans front office have been meeting with Joe Dumars, possibly for some supervisory role, reports John Reid a the Times-Picayune.

An NBA source said New Orleans Pelicans front-office officials, including vice president/basketball operations Mickey Loomis, met former Detroit Pistons player and executive Joe Dumars at several Saints road games during the 2014 season. The meetings were held to gauge Dumars’ opinion of the Pelicans.

Dumars, a Louisiana native, has close ties to Pelicans officials and is a longtime…

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