The Magic 2010 draft
From the Orlando Magic press release Thursday night:
Orlando also picks Stanley Robinson during the second round
The Orlando Magic selected center Daniel Orton in the first round (29th overall) of the 2010 NBA Draft. Orlando also chose Stanley Robinson during the second round (59th overall).
Orton (6’10”, 255, 8/6/90) played in all 38 games during his freshman season at the University of Kentucky, averaging 3.4 ppg., 3.3 rpg. and 1.39 blkpg. in 13.4 minpg. He helped the Wildcats reach the Elite Eight during the 2010 NCAA Tournament.
Orton recorded 16 games with two-or-more blocked shots, including four games with four rejections, the last time on Mar. 7 vs. Florida. He netted a season-high 14 points on Nov. 21 vs. Rider. Orton attended Bishop McGuiness High School in Oklahoma City, OK and participated in the 2009 Jordan Brand Classic.
Robinson (6’9”, 210, 7/14/88) appeared in 126 career games (103 starts) at the University of Connecticut, averaging 9.8 ppg., 6.2 rpg., 1.0 apg. and 1.03 blkpg. during his four-year collegiate career. As a senior (2009-10), he averaged 14.5 ppg., a team-high 7.6 rpg., 1.0 apg. and 1.21 blkpg. for the Huskies. Robinson helped UConn reach the NCAA Final Four in 2009.
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