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List of Kentucky players taken in NBA draft under Calipari

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) John Calipari's Kentucky teams have featured 19 NBA draft picks in his six seasons at the university and could have seven more taken on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Below is a list of Kentucky players selected in the NBA draft picks during Calipari's tenure: --- 2010 Player / round (pick) / Team / Most recent John Wall / 1 (1)...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Orton Signs With Sichuan In China, Set To Replace Metta World Peace

Free agent Daniel Orton has signed with Sichuan of the Chinese Basketball Association and is set to replace Metta World Peace on the permanent roster, sources told RealGM. Orton formally signed his lucrative contract with Sichuan under the plan of finishing the Chinese season alongside fellow American import Mike Efevberha, who is leading the club in points (26.4), rebounds (8.1...
Via RealGM
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 16, 2014  |  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
October 16, 2014  |  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-season game...
Via RealGM
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nene among four Wizards suspended one game for leaving bench during Pierce, Noah altercation

The NBA announced on Wednesday that four Washington Wizards players were suspended for the regular season opener vs. the Miami Heat. The league accused Nene, DeJuan Blair, Daniel Orton, and Xavier Silas for leaving the bench during the altercation in Monday’s preseason game between Paul Pierce and Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah. In addition, Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating...
Via KCM Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Wizards players suspended for one regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) -- Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce in...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

4 Wizards suspended 1 regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Five observations from fifth day of Summer League

Summer League continued Tuesday in Orlando with three games of varying intrigue. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted earlier this week, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily recaps of...
Via Bloguin Best
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five observations from fifth day of Summer League

Summer League continued Tuesday in Orlando with three games of varying intrigue. You do not want to put a whole lot of stock into results or into statistics coming out of these game,s but there is still quite a bit we can learn. And, as I noted earlier this week, lots of storylines to follow. We will be trying to keep track of them as the week goes on with these daily recaps of...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 09, 2014  |  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

Kentucky One-And-Done’s Proven Productive In NBA

A recent article from Sports Illustrated attempts to examine each draft class since the “One-And-Done era began in 2006. Not shocking to anyone that hasn’t been living under a rock since 2008, Kentucky is well represented in the analysis. The article labeles players as stars, rotation players, bit contributors or busts. Just how well have the former ‘Cats fared? Remarkably...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Legends Acquire Fab Melo, Send Daniel Orton To Red Claws In Trade

The Texas Legends have acquired the rights of Fab Melo in a four-team trade that sent Daniel Orton and Tyler Brown to the Maine Red Claws, the teams announced on Wednesday. As additional components of the trade, the Erie BayHawks have traded Mustafa Shakur to the Tulsa 66ers and have received Sean Singletary from Texas. Melo went to training camp with the Dallas Mavericks in October...
Via RealGM
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: Detroit Pistons

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series, which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the Detroit Pistons, who have lost 6 straight and are in as bad of shape as the 76ers, but feature Andre Drummond one of  the best young...
Via Philadunkia
January 10, 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...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Philadelphia 76ers meet with Ty Walker at D-League Showcase

The Philadelphia 76ers have been making some noise at the tenth annual NBA D-League Showcase as they were meeting with Devin Ebanks and now have also met with Ty Walker according to RealGM. The Sixers do have one roster spot open as they released center Daniel Orton yesterday and can fill that roster spot. If they fill that spot, they will have 15 players on the roster, which is...
Via Total Sports Live
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

76ers To Waive Daniel Orton

The Philadelphia 76ers will waive Daniel Orton. Orton's contract would become fully guaranteed if he were to remain on the roster beyond Tuesday.
Via RealGM
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

GM34: Rapid (Heat Check) Reacts

Minnesota Timberwolves 126 FinalRecap | Box Score 95 Philadelphia 76ers Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 28 MIN | 9-16 FG | 0-1 FT | 2 REB | 2 AST | 3 STL | 1 BLK | 1 TO | 20 PTS | -22The Eastern Conference Player of the Week got off to a qucik start with 13 points in the first quarter.  #21 also had a great swat in the 1st Q.  Unfortunately Thad had little support from...
Via Philadunkia
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

GM32: Rapid (3 Str8 Wins) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 113 FinalRecap | Box Score 104 Sacramento Kings Thaddeus Young, PF Shot Chart 36 MIN | 9-16 FG | 9-9 FT | 7 REB | 4 AST | 6 STL | 1 BLK | 0 TO | 28 PTS | +9Simply amazing again.  Young had 11 points in the third quarter (including 7 straight) when the Sixers pushed their lead to 15 points.  Thad also had a great follow dunk on TWroe’s misssed lay...
Via Philadunkia
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 24 Preview: Philadelphia 76ers (7-18) at Brooklyn Nets (8-15)

Brook Lopez sprained his ankle at the end of the Nets' win over the Clippers on Thursday and had to miss their loss on Friday to the Pistons. He was very close to returning for tonight's game, but is still going to sit out after coach Jason Kidd said he didn't look great in warmups. When: 7:30 PM; Monday, December 16th, 2013 Where: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY ...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Meyers Leonard, Daniel Orton Suspended One Game By NBA For Physical Altercation

Portland center Meyers Leonard and Philadelphia 76ers center Daniel Orton have each been suspended one game without pay, the NBA announced on Sunday. The incident occurred with 7:19 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Trail Blazers' 139-105 win over the 76ers on Saturday, when Leonard initiated an altercation by body-slamming Orton to the floor, and Orton retaliated by elbowing...
Via RealGM
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

GM20: (Now That’s Tanking) Rapid Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 88 Final Recap | Box Score 105 Charlotte Bobcats Thaddeus Young, PF 30 MIN | 3-9 FG | 3-4 FT | 1 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 9 PTS | -18Thad scored the Sixers first 6 points and than was limited by injury the rest of the way.  After a great steal off of Zeller, Thad looked like he tweaked something in his back as he went in for an awkward layin...
Via Philadunkia
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

GM16: Rapid (Big Nik) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 94 FinalRecap | Box Score 105 Orlando Magic Lavoy Allen, PF 31 MIN | 3-8 FG | 0-0 FT | 7 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 2 TO | 6 PTS | -3Overall not a bad game by Lavoy.  Allen grabbed a couple boards in the 1st half and he scored 4 points in that critical stretch of the 3rd Q.  However, last night he also fumbled away two great dimes that should have...
Via Philadunkia
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

GM15: Rapid (Perfect Tank Night) Reacts

Philadelphia 76ers 98 FinalRecap | Box Score 106 Indiana Pacers Lavoy Allen, PF 26 MIN | 1-4 FG | 2-2 FT | 9 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 2 BLK | 2 TO | 4 PTS | +3Lavoy wasn’t awful tonight and really that’s all I can ask from him. Evan Turner, SF 39 MIN | 8-26 FG | 5-7 FT | 11 REB | 2 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 6 TO | 21 PTS | -6Turner was a bit out of control in the 1st Q...
Via Philadunkia
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

GM14: Rapid (OT Thriller) Reacts

Milwaukee Bucks 107 FinalRecap | Box Score 115 Philadelphia 76ers Evan Turner, SF 39 MIN | 10-18 FG | 7-8 FT | 6 REB | 3 AST | 1 STL | 0 BLK | 5 TO | 27 PTS | +10Turner carried the team down the stretch and into overtime, providing offense when no one else could. He was aggressive in overtime and set the tone for the win.  He still tries to do too much, and is sometimes...
Via Philadunkia
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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