Sam Smith of Bulls.com:
Perhaps that in some ways summed up the too short life of Orlando Vernada Woolridge, a popular, outgoing small town kid from Louisiana who maybe wanted to be liked and to please a bit too much, and it may have taken him down some of the more dangerous blind alleys the glamour of pro sports has and mostly tries to avoid.
“He was a great teammate,” recalled Isiah Thomas, who played with Woolridge in Detroit in the early 1990’s. A fun loving guy, great sense of humor. He wasn’t confrontational at all. Just a guy you liked being around to talk about