Men's Basketball

 Daniel Orton
Daniel  Orton

Oklahoma City, Okla.

High School:
Bishop McGuiness

  • 29th overall selection in the 2010 NBA Draft (Orlando Magic)

    "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

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

  • Kentucky Interactive