Marcin Gortat | Magic Basketball - Part 13

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Jun 25

Friday’s Magic Word

Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: “One of the biggest stars of college basketball past has some advice for John Wall and other NBA hotshots who were drafted Thursday night: Check your ego at the door, if you can get your big head through it. The league will knock the cool right out of you. J.J. Redick …

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Jun 25

Experts Grade the 2010 NBA Draft for the Orlando Magic

Photo by University of Kentucky Daniel Marks of Dime Magazine: “The [Orlando] Magic took Daniel Orton with No. 29. I think Orton can be a solid 10-15 minute rebounding and defensive specialist off the bench, but isn’t that what Marcin Gortat is for? Unless Gortat is about to be traded, this pick makes no sense …

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Jun 24

Daniel Orton Selected by the Orlando Magic With the 29th Pick in the 2010 NBA Draft

Andy Lyons/Getty Images With the No. 29 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Orlando Magic selected 6’10” center Daniel Orton from the University of Kentucky. Assuming the Magic intend on keeping Orton instead of trading him to another team (which seems to be the trend in tonight’s draft), he is expected to compete for …

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Jun 24

Thursday’s Magic Word

John Denton of OrlandoMagic.com: “One of the downsides of being an elite NBA team is a poor position for the NBA Draft, but Orlando Magic GM Otis Smith is still confident that the team can improve itself from near the bottom of the first round Thursday night. The Magic select 29th overall or next-to-last in the …

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Jun 24

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/24/10

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Do you think the Magic will try to move Gortat? Maybe. The answer to the question is speculative, at best, but it should provide some insight on Marcin Gortat‘s future with the Orlando Magic. Will Gortat be traded? It seems like …

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Jun 16

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/16/10

Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images Here’s another installment of the Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ What I would like to see this offseason (one can dream) is a push for a sign and trade for LeBron or Wade. Either one matched with Howard would be a dynasty for years to come, comparable to or maybe even greater …

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Jun 15

Magic Basketball Mailbag, 6/15/10

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Welcome to the inaugural installment of Magic Basketball Mailbag. _______ Will the Magic get rid of Vince? Can the Magic get rid of Vince? ‘Will’ and ‘can’ are two different words. According to Hoopdata.com, Vince Carter is on the hook to be paid approximately $17.5 million next year, with a …

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Jun 13

Sunday’s Magic Word

Dan Savage of OrlandoMagic.com: “While [Marcin] Gortat may be the most intimidating member of his teammates in the ring – his sheer size makes him resemble Rocky IV’s Ivan Drago whenever he swings away at a sparring partner – he’s not the only [Orlando] Magic player involved in stepping between the ropes. Rogowski routinely brings …

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Jun 11

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Marcin Gortat

Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the centers. 2009-2010 regular season Marcin Gortat Games Played 81 Minutes Played 13.4 adj. +/- +13.73 net +/- -7.8 statistical +/- -1.73 PER 13.9 WARP 2.3 Win Shares/48 .151

Jun 08

Tuesday’s Magic Word

Dan Savage of OrlandoMagic.com: “There are a lot of players in the league that would be happy to be in Marcin Gortat’s shoes. He’s played an integral role on a team that’s reached the Eastern Conference Finals in two straight seasons. He’s won over the hearts of fans throughout Orlando and in his home country of …

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