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Sixers sign Orton

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Updated: 10/16/2013 9:14 am

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia 76ers have signed center Daniel Orton, a week after he was waived by the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Orton appeared in 13 games for the Thunder last season and averaged 2.5 points with 2.0 rebounds. He had played one preseason contest for Oklahoma City this year.

The 6-foot-10 Kentucky product was selected by Orlando with the 29th overall pick of the 2010 draft and played 16 games with the Magic during the 2011-12 season. He has averaged 2.7 points and 2.2 rebounds in 29 NBA games.

Philadelphia also waived center Tim Ohlbrecht.

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