Marcin Gortat’s Phoenix Suns offseason improvement video

Posted by on July 7th, 12:47 pm

Throughout the coming weeks we’ll take a look at what each member of the Phoenix Suns needs to improve on heading into next season (assuming there is one). The formerly 40-42 Suns have a lot to shore up as a team, but that starts with individual player development.

The first player to go under the microscope is Marcin Gortat. The Polish Machine was by far the biggest positive from a disappointing 2010-11 season. Although he shined, Gortat still needs to develop a legitimate post game and become more consistent with his jump shot, as depicted above.

For more on Gortat and other Suns players, visit TheMikeSchmitz YouTube Channel. Check back next week for the next video in the Offseason Improvement Series.

Mike Schmitz

Mike Schmitz is a former ValleyoftheSuns writer who now works as an assistant video coordinator for the D-League\\’s Bakersfield Jam. He specialized in video breakdowns for VotS.

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Luke // Jul 8, 2011 at 10:32 am

    Love Gortat! This video makes him look like a complete scrub though lol. Luckily we all know that isn’t true.

  • 2 Michael Schwartz // Jul 8, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    Haha yeah, but Schmitz was just highlighting what Gortat needs to work on. We all know Gortat is part of the solution, not the problem.

  • 3 The Point Forward » Posts Top 100 NBA Players, Pt. IV: Nos. 61-70 « // Aug 4, 2011 at 10:57 am

    [...] with the Suns was no fluke. He’s a decent mid-range shooter who understands he needs to develop more of a back-to-the-basket game to reach another level on offense. Phoenix was a bit stingier on defense when Gortat was on the [...]

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