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31-Year-Old    C    Washington Wizards

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

13.5

REB

9.9

AST

1.6

STL

0.7

BLK

1.3

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

If the league is concentrating on small ball after the Warriors' success in the playoffs, no one had better tell Marcin Gortat. For the second straight season, the Wizards center posted excellent numbers in an iron-man season that saw him play 30 minutes per game in all 82 c...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 250 lbs   DOB: 2/17/1984  College: Poland   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #57 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed 5-year, $60 Million contract with Wizards in July 2014.

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Gortat had 11 points (4-9 FG, 3-4 FT), 13 rebounds, two assists and a block on Saturday in a loss to the Hornets.

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Marcin Gortat NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 23 6 6.8 3.0 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.0 47.1 66.7 0.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 2.8 0.3 0.5
2008-09 24 63 12.6 3.8 4.5 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.0 56.7 57.8 0.4 1.5 3.0 0.0 100.0 1.7 3.0 0.4 0.7
2009-10 25 81 13.5 3.6 4.2 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.0 53.3 68.0 0.6 1.3 2.9 0.0 0.0 1.5 2.8 0.6 0.9
2010-11 26 ORL 25 15.8 4.0 4.7 0.7 0.3 0.8 0.0 54.3 66.7 0.7 1.5 3.2 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.2 0.5 0.7
2010-11 26 PHO 55 29.7 13.0 9.3 1.0 0.5 1.3 0.0 56.3 73.1 1.2 2.0 7.3 0.1 25.0 5.3 9.5 2.3 3.2
2010-11 26 ORL/PHO 80 25.4 10.2 7.9 0.9 0.5 1.1 0.0 56.1 72.5 1.0 1.9 6.0 0.1 25.0 4.2 7.5 1.8 2.4
2011-12 27 PHO 66 32.0 15.4 10.0 0.9 0.7 1.5 0.0 55.5 64.9 1.4 2.8 7.2 0.0 0.0 6.5 11.7 2.5 3.8
2012-13 28 PHO 61 30.8 11.1 8.5 1.2 0.7 1.6 0.0 52.1 65.2 1.6 2.1 6.4 0.0 0.0 4.8 9.3 1.5 2.3
2013-14 29 WAS 81 32.8 13.2 9.5 1.7 0.5 1.5 0.0 54.2 68.6 1.6 2.5 7.0 0.0 100.0 5.6 10.4 1.9 2.8
2014-15 30 WAS 82 29.9 12.2 8.7 1.2 0.6 1.3 0.0 56.6 70.3 1.2 2.2 6.5 0.0 0.0 5.4 9.5 1.5 2.1
2015-16 31 WAS 43 31.5 13.5 9.9 1.6 0.7 1.3 0.0 53.9 73.4 1.9 2.8 7.1 0.0 0.0 5.7 10.5 2.1 2.9
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Marcin Gortat NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 30.5 14.5 10.0 1.3 0.8 0.8 0.0 57.8 50.0 1.5 1.8 8.3 0.0 0.0 6.5 11.3 1.5 3.0
Last 14 Days 8 29.9 12.8 10.0 1.4 0.8 1.3 0.0 58.6 69.0 1.8 2.5 7.5 0.0 0.0 5.1 8.8 2.5 3.6
Last 30 Days 13 31.9 13.5 10.5 1.4 0.6 1.5 0.0 58.7 67.5 1.5 2.8 7.7 0.0 0.0 5.7 9.7 2.1 3.1
Last 5 Games 5 29.8 14.2 10.2 1.4 0.8 1.0 0.0 61.2 57.9 1.6 2.4 7.8 0.0 0.0 6.0 9.8 2.2 3.8
Last 10 Games 10 31.1 13.3 10.5 1.3 0.6 1.4 0.0 59.8 67.6 1.6 2.8 7.7 0.0 0.0 5.5 9.2 2.3 3.4
Last 20 Games 20 32.4 13.5 10.7 1.6 0.7 1.3 0.0 55.2 72.0 1.5 3.2 7.6 0.0 0.0 5.9 10.6 1.8 2.5

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Marcin Gortat
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
2016-2Feb 6 @CHA 35 11 13 2 0 1 0 4 9 3 4 0 0 1 12 2
2016-2Feb 5 PHI 34 21 13 3 0 1 2 10 16 1 2 0 0 4 9 5
2016-2Feb 3 GSW 28 9 8 0 2 1 3 4 8 1 2 0 0 1 7 2
2016-2Feb 1 @OKC 25 17 6 0 1 0 1 8 12 1 4 0 0 1 5 2
2016-1Jan 30 @HOU 27 13 11 2 1 2 2 4 4 5 7 0 0 5 6 3
2016-1Jan 28 DEN 29 12 10 1 0 2 2 5 8 2 2 0 0 4 6 3
2016-1Jan 26 @TOR 32 9 8 1 2 2 1 3 8 3 4 0 0 1 7 3
2016-1Jan 25 BOS 29 10 11 2 0 1 3 3 5 4 4 0 0 3 8 4
2016-1Jan 23 UTA Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 20 MIA 35 15 12 2 0 2 0 7 12 1 2 0 0 5 7 2
2016-1Jan 18 POR 37 16 13 0 0 2 2 7 10 2 3 0 0 3 10 3
2016-1Jan 16 BOS 36 18 11 1 1 2 1 9 14 0 0 0 0 4 7 4
2016-1Jan 15 @IND Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 13 MIL Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 11 @CHI Did Not Play
2016-1Jan 9 @ORL 33 12 10 1 1 1 1 5 9 2 4 0 0 2 8 3
2016-1Jan 8 TOR 35 12 10 3 0 3 2 5 11 2 2 0 0 2 8 2
2016-1Jan 6 CLE 30 12 6 3 2 0 0 6 9 0 0 0 0 2 4 2
2016-1Jan 3 MIA 28 12 13 1 1 0 3 6 11 0 0 0 0 8 5 3
2016-1Jan 1 ORL 35 10 14 2 1 1 1 5 10 0 0 0 0 5 9 1
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2015-12Dec 30 @TOR 36 12 10 1 0 3 0 5 15 2 2 0 0 4 6 4
2015-12Dec 28 LAC 34 12 16 0 1 0 1 5 13 2 2 0 0 2 14 2
2015-12Dec 26 @BKN 30 25 7 3 1 1 2 10 15 5 6 0 0 2 5 4
2015-12Dec 23 MEM 40 12 12 3 0 0 2 6 13 0 0 0 0 4 8 5
2015-12Dec 21 SAC 37 27 16 2 1 4 3 12 19 3 4 0 0 4 12 2
2015-12Dec 19 CHA 38 18 6 1 1 2 4 7 16 4 4 0 0 3 3 1
2015-12Dec 16 @SAS 40 20 10 2 1 3 1 9 15 2 2 0 0 2 8 0
2015-12Dec 14 @MEM 26 10 9 0 2 0 3 4 11 2 4 0 0 3 6 1
2015-12Dec 12 @DAL 32 14 12 2 0 1 0 7 9 0 1 0 0 0 12 1
2015-12Dec 11 @NOP 31 10 8 2 0 1 1 5 12 0 2 0 0 2 6 1
2015-12Dec 9 HOU 36 18 13 1 1 1 4 7 10 4 4 0 0 4 9 5
2015-12Dec 7 @MIA Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 6 DAL Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 4 PHO Did Not Play
2015-12Dec 2 LAL 37 18 10 1 2 1 3 9 15 0 0 0 0 2 8 3
2015-12Dec 1 @CLE 33 15 11 0 1 4 3 7 10 1 2 0 0 0 11 5
2015-11Nov 28 TOR 34 16 10 1 1 1 2 8 14 0 1 0 0 3 7 4
2015-11Nov 27 @BOS 29 4 9 4 0 0 3 1 8 2 2 0 0 6 3 3
2015-11Nov 25 @CHA 31 17 12 0 1 2 2 6 8 5 6 0 0 4 8 3
2015-11Nov 24 IND 24 10 9 5 2 1 2 4 10 2 4 0 0 5 4 2
2015-11Nov 21 @DET 26 14 8 1 0 0 3 7 11 0 0 0 0 4 4 2
2015-11Nov 17 MIL 27 12 9 1 0 0 1 4 9 4 6 0 0 1 8 1
2015-11Nov 14 ORL 28 13 10 1 0 1 0 4 9 5 7 0 0 5 5 3
2015-11Nov 10 OKC 27 15 3 1 0 1 1 5 11 5 6 0 0 2 1 1
2015-11Nov 7 @ATL 26 10 10 1 2 1 3 4 8 2 2 0 0 1 9 1
2015-11Nov 6 @BOS 26 10 8 5 1 3 1 4 7 2 3 0 0 1 7 2
2015-11Nov 4 SAS 28 10 8 1 0 1 3 4 9 2 2 0 0 0 8 3
2015-10Oct 31 NYK 26 9 5 1 1 0 4 2 8 5 6 0 0 1 4 5
2015-10Oct 30 @MIL 26 9 9 1 0 1 3 3 6 3 4 0 0 3 6 2
2015-10Oct 28 @ORL 36 10 8 2 0 2 2 4 6 2 2 0 0 2 6 1
Marcin Gortat Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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True Shooting Percentage

57.0%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Marcin Gortat has a true shooting percentage of 57.0%.

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Marcin Gortat NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 23 6 36.0 15.8 14.0 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.0 47.1 66.7 1.8 7.0 7.0 0.0 0.0 7.0 14.9 1.8 2.6
2008-09 24 63 36.0 10.8 13.0 0.6 0.8 2.4 0.0 56.7 57.8 1.1 4.4 8.6 0.0 100.0 4.8 8.5 1.2 2.0
2009-10 25 81 36.0 9.7 11.3 0.6 0.6 2.3 0.0 53.3 68.0 1.5 3.4 7.8 0.1 0.0 4.0 7.5 1.7 2.5
2010-11 26 ORL 25 36.0 9.1 10.7 1.5 0.6 1.9 0.0 54.3 66.7 1.5 3.5 7.3 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.4 1.1 1.6
2010-11 26 PHO 55 36.0 15.8 11.3 1.2 0.6 1.5 0.0 56.3 73.1 1.4 2.4 8.9 0.1 25.0 6.5 11.5 2.8 3.9
2010-11 26 ORL/PHO 80 36.0 14.5 11.2 1.2 0.6 1.6 0.0 56.1 72.5 1.4 2.6 8.6 0.1 25.0 6.0 10.7 2.5 3.4
2011-12 27 PHO 66 36.0 17.3 11.2 1.0 0.8 1.7 0.0 55.5 64.9 1.5 3.2 8.1 0.0 0.0 7.3 13.1 2.8 4.3
2012-13 28 PHO 61 36.0 13.0 9.9 1.4 0.8 1.9 0.0 52.1 65.2 1.9 2.5 7.4 0.1 0.0 5.7 10.9 1.7 2.6
2013-14 29 WAS 81 36.0 14.5 10.4 1.9 0.6 1.6 0.0 54.2 68.6 1.7 2.7 7.7 0.0 100.0 6.2 11.4 2.1 3.1
2014-15 30 WAS 82 36.0 14.7 10.5 1.4 0.7 1.6 0.0 56.6 70.3 1.5 2.6 7.9 0.0 0.0 6.4 11.4 1.8 2.6
2015-16 31 WAS 43 36.0 15.4 11.4 1.8 0.8 1.5 0.0 53.9 73.4 2.2 3.2 8.1 0.0 0.0 6.5 12.1 2.4 3.3
Rest Of Season Projections 31 WAS 32 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for Marcin Gortat
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Marcin Gortat NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2007-08 23 6 41 18 16 2 1 1 0 47.1 66.7 2 8 8 0 0.0 8 17 2 3
2008-09 24 63 794 239 286 14 18 53 1 56.7 57.8 25 96 190 1 100.0 106 187 26 45
2009-10 25 81 1090 293 341 17 17 70 0 53.3 68.0 46 104 237 3 0.0 121 227 51 75
2010-11 26 ORL 25 396 100 118 17 7 21 0 54.3 66.7 17 38 80 0 0.0 44 81 12 18
2010-11 26 PHO 55 1636 717 513 53 29 70 1 56.3 73.1 64 110 403 4 25.0 294 522 128 175
2010-11 26 ORL/PHO 80 2032 817 631 70 36 91 1 56.1 72.5 81 148 483 4 25.0 338 603 140 193
2011-12 27 PHO 66 2114 1017 659 59 48 99 0 55.5 64.9 90 185 474 2 0.0 427 769 163 251
2012-13 28 PHO 61 1876 680 516 75 40 98 0 52.1 65.2 99 128 388 3 0.0 295 566 90 138
2013-14 29 WAS 81 2655 1068 767 138 41 121 1 54.2 68.6 126 202 565 1 100.0 455 840 157 229
2014-15 30 WAS 82 2453 1001 717 97 49 110 0 56.6 70.3 100 180 537 3 0.0 439 775 123 175
2015-16 31 WAS 43 1353 579 427 67 31 56 0 53.9 73.4 81 121 306 0 0.0 244 453 91 124
Rest Of Season Projections 31 WAS 32 928 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for Marcin Gortat
Preseason Projections 31 WAS 80 2432 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Marcin Gortat

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Marcin Gortat NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2007-08 23 6 6.8 49.1 47.1 9.0 9.0 1.0 4.3
2008-09 24 63 12.6 57.8 57.0 5.7 10.2 0.6 7.7
2009-10 25 81 13.5 56.3 53.3 5.3 14.2 0.4 6.9
2010-11 26 ORL 25 15.8 56.2 54.3 13.8 13.8 1.0 8.1
2010-11 26 PHO 55 29.7 59.8 56.4 7.4 8.9 0.8 19.0
2010-11 26 ORL/PHO 80 25.4 59.4 56.1 8.3 9.7 0.9 15.6
2011-12 27 PHO 66 32.0 57.8 55.5 5.7 8.8 0.7 20.6
2012-13 28 PHO 61 30.8 54.3 52.1 9.4 12.4 0.8 16.2
2013-14 29 WAS 81 32.8 56.8 54.2 11.5 10.5 1.1 19.2
2014-15 30 WAS 82 29.9 58.7 56.6 9.2 9.5 1.0 18.1
2015-16 31 WAS 43 31.5 57.0 53.9 10.2 12.4 0.8 19.5
Rest Of Season Projections 31 WAS 32 29.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 rest of season projections for Marcin Gortat
Preseason Projections 31 WAS 80 30.4 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Marcin Gortat

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Marcin Gortat: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gortat produced 21 points (10-16 FG, 1-2 FT), 13 rebounds, three assists, and one block in 34 minutes during the Wizards' 106-94 victory versus the 76ers on Friday.

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Gortat tallied 17 points (8-12 FG, 1-4 FT), six rebounds, and one steal across 25 minutes in Monday's 114-98 loss to the Thunder.

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Gortat scored 13 points (4-4 FG, 5-7 FT) while adding 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a steal in 27 minutes during Saturday's win over the Rockets.

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Gortat tallied his fourth straight double-double in Monday's 116-91 loss to the Celtics, scoring 10 points (3-5 FG, 4-4 FT) to go with 11 rebounds over 29 minutes.

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Gortat scored 15 points (7-12 FG, 1-2 FT) while grabbing 12 rebounds to go with two assists and two blocks over 35 minutes in Wednesday's 106-87 win against the Heat.

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Gortat posted 16 points (7-11 FG, 2-3 FT), 13 rebounds, and two blocks in Monday's win over the Blazers.

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Gortat scored 18 points (9-14 FG) while adding 11 rebounds, two blocks, and a steal in 36 minutes during Saturday's loss to the Celtics.

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Gortat (knee) will get the start at center Saturday against the Celtics.

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Gortat (knee) will play Saturday against the Celtics, Jorge Castillo of The Washington Post reports.

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Gortat (knee) is expected to play Saturday against the Celtics, Jorge Castillo of The Washington Post reports.

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Gortat (knee) has been ruled out of Friday's game against the Pacers, J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

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Gortat, who has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against the Bucks, has been diagnosed with an infection in his knee, but it isn't considered a staph infection, J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

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2015-16

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2014-15

An 80-game starter for the Wizards last season, the 30-year-old Gortat cashed in big, inking a five-year, $60 million contract in July. The deal was well-earned, as Gortat shined during his first year with the team, averaging 13.2 points, 9.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 0.5 steals, and 1.5 blocks. The Polish center has a well-rounded game that allows him to contribute in nearly every category, with the obvious exception of three-point shooting. He's solid at the line for a center, as he made 69 percent of his free-throw attempts last season, and is a 67-percent foul shooter for his career. While perhaps underappreciated before he landed in Washington, Gortat posted similar production to last season's during his three years with the Phoenix Suns from 2010-11 to 2012-13. He's locked in as the Wizards' starting center for the foreseeable future, and while unlikely to go much higher than last season's 13.2 points per game, Gortat could very well crack double-digit rebounds for the second time in his career. He consistently plays with a high energy level and has reasonably good touch at the rim. There's not much room left for individual improvement, but with his team on the rise, Gortat could perhaps see a slight bump in points and/or assists.

2013-14

Following a midseason trade to Phoenix during the 2010-11 season, Gortat quickly became one of the more reliable options at the center position. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to carry over that breakout success from the previous two seasons into the 2012-13 campaign. With Steve Nash no longer in the desert to run the pick-and-roll, Gortat saw his production drop last year, finishing with averages of 11.1 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks. While still steady, those numbers were a significant drop from the 15.4 points and 10.0 rebounds he averaged in his lone full season with Nash. Aside from Nash being gone, Gortat was also hampered by a foot injury that forced him to miss the final 21 games of the regular season. His injured foot appears to have recovered fully, as Gortat was able to participate with Poland and post productive lines during international play this summer. With an expiring contract and first-round pick Alex Len waiting in the wings, Gortat could eventually find himself on the trading block, but he's expected to begin the season with the rebuilding Suns and likely open the year as the team's starting center.

2012-13

The former backup to Dwight Howard cemented himself as a quality fantasy option at center in his first full season with the Suns. Gortat racked up career-highs across the boards, finishing with averages of 15.4 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks while playing 32 minutes per game. The 28-year-old center also proved to be durable, appearing in all 66 games for Phoenix. He was great at running the pick-and-roll with Steve Nash, showing the ability to cut to the rim for an easy finish or popping out for a 10-foot jumper. Of course, the Suns lost Nash to the Lakers this offseason, so Gortat won’t have a premier playmaker setting him up this season. He should still prove to be productive for the rebuilding Suns, though, as the team will likely go to Gortat in the low post early and often. Plus, with Jermaine O’Neal as the only other center currently on the Suns’ roster, Gortat could see a boost in playing time. There will be plenty of other attractive names at the center position on draft day, but don’t forget about Gortat in the early-to-middle rounds if you’re targeting a dependable pivot who will provide double-double production on a nightly basis.

2011-12

After wasting away as Dwight Howard’s backup in Orlando for the first three and a half years of his career, Gortat was finally freed by a midseason trade to Phoenix last year. With Steve Nash feeding him bunnies, Gortat went on to average 13.0 points and 9.3 rebounds in 55 games with the Suns, despite often seeing limited minutes off the bench. Once Suns coaching staff wised up and started giving Gortat significant playing time, he erupted to the tune of 15.3 points, 10.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks with solid percentages (56.3 FG, 70.9 FT) in 28 games after the All-Star break. While Gortat was never used as much of an offensive weapon for the Magic, he consistently exhibited quality low-post moves and also proved to be a threat on the pick-and-roll with the Suns. Now that Gortat has solidified himself in the Suns’ rotation, expect the Robin Lopez experiment to be a thing of the past. He might not be as big of a name as other center options out there, but Gortat is well worth a mid-round investment.

2010-11

Before last season the Magic signed Gortat to a five-year, $34 million deal. That's a lot of money to pay someone who, ultimately, ended up playing a bit more than 13 minutes per game in the first year of said deal. His per-minute numbers suggests Gortat could put up around 10 rebounds and 2.0 blocks given starter's minutes. That won't happen unless he's traded, though-or starter Dwight Howard is seriously injured.

2009-10

Gortat signed with Dallas as a restricted free agent this summer, only to see the Magic match his rather large deal from the Mavericks. Back with the Magic, Gortat will be the team's backup center to Dwight Howard. The team obviously views him as a key part of the team with its willingness to match the Mavericks' 5-year, $34 million offer sheet, but he will continue to come off the bench for the foreseeable future. In that role, Gortat's fantasy value will be limited.

2008-09

Gortat saw action in nearly every playoff game last year, a sign that he could be in line for more time on the floor this season. The other backup centers are better defensively and have more experience, but Gortat could see more playing time if his athleticism wins out.

2007-08

Gortat will provide the Magic with a big body off the bench, but he'll have a difficult time finding minutes in his rookie season.

2005-06

Gortat is largely an unknown European commodity in his first NBA year. What has been noticeable from his summer play is a decent offensive touch, but a serious lack of bulk. He should not be on your fantasy squad.