Marcin Gortat | Magic Basketball - Part 14

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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, 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 “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 “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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Jun 07

2009-2010 Player Evaluation: Jameer Nelson

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images Synergy-fueled player evaluations, with the help of other metrics, are always fun. Today, the point guards. 2009-2010 regular season Jameer Nelson Games Played 65 Minutes Played 28.6 adj. +/- -4.14 net +/- +1.5 statistical +/- +0.22 PER 15.5 WARP 3.0 Win Shares/48 .130

Jun 03

Thursday’s Magic Word

Ben Q. Rock of Orlando Pinstriped Post: “Overall, [Dwight] Howard ranked in the 85th percentile of offensive players in 2008/09, compared to the 90th percentile this season. There is no way to argue that he got worse. None. I guess the commercials he filmed didn’t actually affect his game then, right? But plenty of people, it seems, …

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Jun 02

Wednesday’s Magic Word

George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel: “Prepped by the [Orlando] Magic PR staff not to react angrily when approached for comment before tipoff Friday, [Dwight] Howard didn’t say a disparaging word. But later in the night, after the Magic were eliminated, he asked a reporter for the whereabouts of Borges. Howard couldn’t locate him, but …

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Jun 01

The Future of J.J. Redick and Company is Up in the Air

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Via Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel: Smith told the Sentinel that he “anticipates” Vince Carter remaining with the team, wants to re-sign J.J. Redick and doesn’t expect to package little-used, but expensive players (such as Marcin Gortat and Brandon Bass) in a sign-and-trade deal for a star free …

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May 26

Wednesday’s Magic Word

Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel: “Orlando Magic power forward Rashard Lewis expects to receive intravenous fluids tonight before Game 5 of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Boston Celtics as he continues battle a nasty stomach virus that’s plagued him all series. Lewis said after the Magic completed their shootaround today that he’s ‘not 100 …

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May 25

Tuesday’s Magic Word

John Denton of “In six years of time together, they have morphed from pups to the Orlando Magic’s unquestioned leaders – Dwight Howard being the heart of the franchise and Jameer Nelson representing its soul. Best friends off the court and co-captains on it, Howard and Nelson ensured that the Magic still have a heartbeat …

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