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Daniel Orton could reunite with John Wall and Washington Wizards

Looks like former Kentucky Wildcats center Daniel Orton is getting another shot at the NBA. This time, it will be with the Washington Wizards: As I wrote last nite after draft, Wizards are looking at FAs. Daniel Orton is on board for summer league. List is fluid #WizardsTalk #nBA — J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) June 27, 2014 If he were to make the team, he’d team up with former...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers release big-man Daniel Orton

The Philadelphia 76ers decided to waive big-man Daniel Orton prior to Tuesday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The team released the reserve center on Tuesday, less than three months after signing him to a multiyear, non-guaranteed contract. The move came less than an hour before the contract-guarantee deadline. NBA teams had until 5 p.m. to make decisions regarding...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton aims to make most of chance with 76ers

Daniel Orton is ready - ready to do the little things the 76ers need. Whether it's setting picks, grabbing rebounds, or defending on the block, the 6-foot-10, 266-pound center said that's what he's going to do. "I've pretty much always been a team player," Orton said. "I just think that's been my attitude toward everything." But the fourth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sixers’ Daniel Orton missed Second Consecutive Game

As the Philadelphia 76ers traveled to Cleveland to play the second game of the home and home series against the Cavaliers, center Daniel Orton sat out for the second night in a row. Orton has been dealing with a sore right knee, according to beat writer Keith Pompey of the Philadephia Inquirer. Daniel Orton will miss his second consecutive game tonight with a sore right knee. ...
Via NBA Injury News
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers’ Daniel Orton leaves Wednesday’s game with knee soreness

Philadelphia 76ers’ center Daniel Orton left Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Wizards with right knee soreness and did not return. As reported by, Orton has had numerous problems with his left knee, so the injury is not the same knee that caused him to plummet in the 2010 NBA Draft.  Orton left the game after scoring five points and grabbing three...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Daniel Orton finally get his chance this season?

This was supposed to be the perfect place for Daniel Orton. Home. Yet in his first season with the Thunder last year the former Bishop McGuinness standout couldn't get off the bench. He appeared in 13 games three fewer than he experienced the year before in Orlando. He played 104 total minutes. “Interesting” Orton labeled year one in Thunder land his third in the NBA....
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder bring back Orton after Harden trade

Center Daniel Orton has rejoined the Oklahoma City Thunder, four days after being cut by the team following training camp. General manager Sam Presti announced Wednesday that Orton signed with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA development league and was subsequently called up by the Thunder. Oklahoma City was in need of a third center after trading away Cole Aldrich as part of the deal...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton Returns To Thunder

Daniel Orton has returned to the roster of the Thunder.
Via RealGM
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder Sign Former Kentucky Wildcat Daniel Orton

The Oklahoma City Thunder signed Daniel Orton to a non-guaranteed deal the team announced on Saturday. This is a follow-up to a recent post from the beginning of this offseason’s free agent frenzy. Before Oklahoma City’s roster had reached the 15-man limit, general manager was considering Orton along with Devin Ebanks and Roger Mason. With the roster already at full capacity...
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Magic Decline 12-13 Option On Daniel Orton

Daniel Orton was eligible to earn $1,182,600 if the Magic had exercised their option for 12-13.
Via RealGM
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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