New Orleans Pelicans fans filled Fulton Street with the NBA Draft on Thursday as they waited patiently to see who would be the # 1 overall winner.
Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner, announced that the pelicans were there on the clock and had five minutes to make a selection. Pelican fans hummed, hoping that their prayers would be answered.
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Pelican manager David Griffin warned reporters not to say that Williamson was in New Orleans to "save suffrage," according to ESPN. 1
Williamson had a message for fans after he was drafted.
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"I'm glad to be part of the family. All fans celebrating on Fulton Street … Thank you, "he said.