The Wizards waived center Daniel Orton on Thursday, per the team's official website. Orton was suspended one game for leaving the bench during a preseason altercation. If he signs on with another team, he'll need to serve that suspension.
The NBA has suspended Wizards forward Nene, centers DeJuan Blair and Daniel Orton and guard Xavier Silas for the opening game of the regular season for leaving the bench during a preseason altercation between Paul Pierce and Joakim Noah. All four players will miss the opener against Miami on Oct. 29 and will be eligible to return Oct. 30 against the Magic.
The 76ers announced Tuesday that the team has waived center Daniel Orton. Playing in 22 games for the team this season and including four starts, Orton averaged 3.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 11.4 minutes per game in his third pro season.
Trail Blazers center Meyers Leonard and 76ers center Daniel Orton have been suspended for one game each without pay after getting into an altercation in Saturday's game. Leonard will miss Sunday's game against the Pistons, while Orton will be sidelined for Monday's game in Brooklyn.
With Thaddeus Young missing another game, 76ers center Daniel Orton was back in the starting lineup for the second game in a row Friday against the Bucks. Orton scored just four points on 1 of 3 shooting, but filled up the box score nicely in 19 minutes. He added six rebounds, three assists, a block and a steal in a 115-107 overtime win. Orton has appeared in 10 games this season, averaging 2.7 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. He appeared in just 13 games all season in 2012-13 with the Thunder.
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