Normally when I make a Marcin Gortat vid, it shows a lot of Gortat doing his own thing. Post moves. Or, at least, him making a few nice mini-jumpers. Not so in this video. He has one iso post-up, and one mini-jumper, and then he’s spoonfed by John Wall for the rest of his buckets. Nothing wrong with that, just saying, if you’re expecting an offensive showcase from the Polis Hammer, you’re gonna be disappointed.
Luckily, he also had 5 rejections in this win over the Hawks, including two against his former teammate Dwight Howard. It’s been a long time since they were in Orlando together. A long time and a lot of moving around. It seems like just yesterday that Gortat was dominating in the pick-and-roll with Steve Nash, and Dwight Howard was, uh, not dominating in the pick-and-roll with Steve Nash because he didn’t want to run the pick-and-roll with Steve Nash for some asinine reason.