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DANIEL ORTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Daniel Orton Agrees To Sign With Shanxi

Daniel Orton has reached agreement with Shanxi of China on a $1 million-plus deal, a source tells RealGM. Orton was released on Thursday by the Washington Wizards. Orton played parts of last season with the Philadelphia 76ers and Maine Red Claws of the D-League.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton Waived By Wizards

Daniel Orton was released by the Washington Wizards on Thursday, the team announced. Orton did not appear in a game in the preseason. The Wizards' roster stands at 17.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nene, Blair, Orton, Silas, Suspended For Wizards' Regular Season Opener

DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas of the Washington Wizards have each been suspended for one game for leaving their team's bench area in Monday's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls. The players left the bench during an altercation between Joakim Noah and Paul Pierce. The NBA said the suspensions will be served by the players during the first regular...
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

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 rotoworld.com, 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

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...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
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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