Entries Tagged as 'Marcin Gortat'

Notes: Thoughts on Goodwin’s summer and Gortat’s injury

August 10th, 2013 · 33 Comments

For the most part, this summer has zip-locked a hopeful freshness around the Phoenix Suns. It began when Lance Blanks was relieved of his duties and the Suns hired a well-received replacement in Ryan McDonough. Aside from Michael Beasley’s run-in with Scottsdale police on Tuesday, there’s been a lot more positive than negative in the […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Los Angeles Lakers · Marcin Gortat

Marcin Gortat not on the trading block

June 29th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Marcin Gortat will apparently start with a clean slate. Both Suns general manager Ryan McDonough and Gortat’s agent, Guy Zucker, have said Phoenix will go into the 2013-14 season with the Polish big man as the starting center. McDonough told the Burns and Gambo show on Friday they’d hang onto Gortat, though a contract extension […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Trades

Marcin Gortat’s season marred by inconsistency and injury

May 12th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — In the guard-dominated league that is the NBA these days, the center position is a coveted one. There are very few currently playing the position who would be considered elite in any other era, let alone this era. Before the 2012-13 season, Phoenix Suns center Marcin Gortat wanted anyone who would listen to […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Is Goran Dragic better without Marcin Gortat?

May 11th, 2013 · 11 Comments

Heading into the 2012-13 season, Marcin Gortat and Goran Dragic were supposed to be the focal points of the Phoenix Suns’ offense. It was assumed by many that Goran Dragic would seamlessly fill Steve Nash’s shoes, especially when it came to running the pick and roll with Gortat. Here’s a fun exercise: close your eyes […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis

Lindsey Hunter shows little concern over future with Suns

April 18th, 2013 · 19 Comments

PHOENIX — Nearly three months after being named the Phoenix Suns interim head coach, Lindsey Hunter looked thoroughly beaten Thursday. Gone was the self-described fighter. Gone was the wide-eyed smile. Gone was the passionate coach speak that had become a common fixture during his pre and post-game press conferences. For the first time during his […]

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Tags: Goran Dragic · Jared Dudley · Lindsey Hunter · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns News

Marcin Gortat has sprained foot, out at least 3-4 weeks

March 7th, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Phoenix Suns announced that an MRI on center Marcin Gortat’s foot revealed a sprained Lisfranc, or midfoot, meaning he will miss at least 3-4 weeks of time. Paul Coro reports that a cast will be worn for three weeks, and Gortat remained skeptical if he could return this season — or should. The Suns’ […]

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