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33  Daniel Orton
Daniel Orton

Hometown:
Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Bishop McGuiness

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 255

Position:
F

Experience:
HS


"Daniel is a very, driven and passionate individual. He has worked himself into excellent shape during the offseason. The adversity he has overcome in the last year seems to have made him stronger. He gained confidence over the summer that should be beneficial in the upcoming season."
- John Calipari

High School
Did not compete most of his senior season due to a knee injury... Returned to participate in the 2009 Oklahoma state tournament... Averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds and five blocked shots per game as a junior... Participated in the 2009 Wazoo Sports Derby Festival Basketball Classic, where he scored 12 points ... Played in the 2009 Jordan Brand Classic... Ranked the third best center and 22nd best recruit overall by Rivals.com.

Personal
Son of Carolyn and Larry Orton ... Chose Kentucky over Kansas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

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