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Danny Ferry Hired By The NBA's Pelicans

Former Duke star paid a price for the Atlanta controversy.

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Danny Ferry as a Cleveland Cavalier
Danny Ferry as a Cleveland Cavalier
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The crazy thing about what happened to Danny Ferry in Atlanta is that he didn't say what ultimately cost him his job as GM: he read what a scout wrote (we never heard but we're guessing the scout didn't lose his job).

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He was also a pawn in an ownership dispute. The whole situation was grossly unfair.

Good to know then that Ferry has found work with the Pelicans.

In the linked article, his Duke teammate Billy King sticks up for him, as he has done since the Atlanta situation came up.