Marcin Gortat Speaker Profile
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Marcin Gortat Biography
Marcin Gortat was born February 17, 1984 and is a Polish professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the NBA. A 6'11" and 240 lb center, he is the son of boxer Janusz Gortat. He was a second-round draft choice of the Phoenix Suns in the 2005 NBA Draft and was traded for future cash considerations to the Magic. Prior to his NBA career, Gortat played 3 seasons in RheinEnergie Koln in Germany's Basketball Bundesliga. Gortat has a few nicknames in the NBA such as "The Warlock", "Polish Hammer", "Polish Prince" and "Polish Machine-
On April 16, 2008, in the Magic's last game of the 2007-08 NBA season, little-used Gortat played 28 minutes and registered a career-high 12 points and 11 rebounds in a 103-83 Magic win over the Washington Wizards. On December 15, 2008, starting in place of the injured Dwight Howard, Gortat played 28 minutes and topped his career highs with 16 points and 13 rebounds. On April 13, 2009, again starting in place of the injured Dwight Howard, Gortat played almost 43 minutes and topped his career high in rebounding with 18 rebounds and 10 points. On April 30, 2009, Gortat made his first playoff start in Game 6 against Philadelphia 76ers replacing Howard, who was suspended in game 5. He had 11 points and 15 rebounds as the Magic eliminated their opponent 4-2.
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Posted on 9 February 2013 | 1:47 am
Phoenix Suns' center Marcin Gortat, better known as the "Polish Hammer," is just one of a number of Suns' players who've taken the time to visit kids at Phoenix Children's Hospital as part of the Hoops for St. Jude campaign. The joint effort between St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and NBA Cares serves to promote fundraising and awareness for St. Jude and to help kids battling...[Read More]
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