For the first time, NBA sources have contacted me for information regarded Kentucky's Daniel Orton and Eric Bledsoe.
Daniel Orton is in California working out with trainer Frank Matrisciano, the same trainer that he and UK teammate Patrick Patterson worked out with last summer. Daniel Orton is one of four UK freshmen that has indicated he'll enter the NBA draft.
UK has had 20 players selected in the history of the NBA Draft. That number could increase by five if prognosticators are accurate in predicting the draft positions of Patrick Patterson, John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins,Eric Bledsoe, and Daniel Orton.
NEW ORLEANS — He's not really thinking about what might happen once the season ends, but Kentucky freshman Daniel Orton won't deny that the NBA could be a possible destination for him as early as next season.
With Kentucky leading in the second half John Calipari told his charges during a timeout he wanted his team to win the game by 25 points. The youthful Wildcats took their coach's words to heart and ripped off a game ending 29-6 run over the final nine plus minutes to win by 29.
Liggins on Downey: "He's very crafty with the ball. He is so low to the ground that for a guy like me that is bigger than him, it's hard to guard him."
February 25, 2010
Kentucky coach John Calipari leaves no doubt about how important he thinks freshman Daniel Orton could be this season, especially in postseason play.
February 18, 2010
Kentucky freshman center on the hype surrounding College Gameday activities, discusses what the Wildcats need to do to improve and reflects on his freshman season.
February 12, 2010