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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

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

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...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Suspends Meyers Leonard And Daniel Orton One Game For Scuffle

The NBA suspended Blazers’ Meyers Leonard and Sixers’ Daniel Orton one game each for their scuffle Saturday night. During the fourth quarter, Orton tried to back down Leonard in the post, the two got tangled up and Leonard threw him to the ground which escalated it further. The two had to be separated and were both ejected from the game. According to the NBA: Portland center...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Blazers' Meyers Leonard, Sixers' Daniel Orton suspended one game

During the blowout win by the Portland Trail Blazers over the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday night, we had a kerfuffle in the fourth quarter when the game was already well-decided. With the Blazers up 126-92 in the middle of the fourth, Daniel Orton and Meyers Leonard got tangled up in a battle for post position. One thing led to another and all of a sudden Leonard had thrown Orton...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 15, 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...
Via RealGM
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Daniel Orton Suspended 1 Game For Fight With Meyers Leonard (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers’  center Daniel Orton has been suspended one game without pay for his involvement in a fight with Meyers Leonard during Saturday’s 139-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers according to Chris Vito of the Delaware County Daily Times. #Sixers' Daniel Orton suspended 1 game w/o pay for scrum w/ Portland's Meyers Leonard. Watch the play here: http:...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

76ers Daniel Orton Suspended 1 Game For Fight With Meyers Leonard (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers’  center Daniel Orton has been suspended one game without pay for his involvement in a fight with Meyers Leonard during Saturday’s 139-105 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers according to Chris Vito of the Delaware County Daily Times. #Sixers' Daniel Orton suspended 1 game w/o pay for scrum w/ Portland's Meyers Leonard. Watch the play here: http:...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland Hits 21 Threes in Win

The Portland Trail Blazers hit a franchise record 21 three pointers in their blowout win over the 76ers earlier tonight to improve to 20-4 on the season.  Dorrell Wright led the way for the Blazers, shooting 5 for 5 behind the arc followed up by Lillard and Mathews who both hit four shots from down town. ”We’ve got good shooters,” coach Terry Stotts said. ”They have a track...
Via KC Sports Ninja
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

Magic Wands: vs. 76ers

Orlando, Fla. (6-9) vs. (5-9)    Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFlorida Line: Magic by 3 Tickets: $8-$356 on Vivid Seats Season Series: Tonight in Orlando; Dec. 3 in Philadelphia; Feb. 26 in Philadelphia; March 2 in Orlando   Pace Off. Rtg. Def. Rtg. eFG% O.Reb.% TO% FTR ...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
November 27, 2013  |  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

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

Daniel Orton to Start Again on Friday?

  When Thaddeus Young missed Philadelphia’s missed Wednesday’s 108-98 loss to the Toronto Raptors for personal reasons, the Philadelphia 76ers turned to former first-round pick Daniel Orton (Orlando/2010) to take his place in the starting lineup. The 23-year-old Orton finished with 6 points, 6 rebounds and 1 block in 17 minutes of court time, […]The post Daniel Orton to...
Via Eagles Pulse
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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