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Marcin Gortat

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Marcin Janusz Gortat (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmart͡ɕiŋ ˈɡɔrtat]; born February 17, 1984) also known as "The Polish Hammer" is a Polish former professional basketball player, and current player development and assistant coach at the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 240 pounds (110 kg) center is the son of boxer Janusz Gortat. He was drafted in the second round by the Phoenix Suns in the 2005 NBA draft and played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards, and Los Angeles Clippers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcin Gortat has received more than 1,343,553 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Marcin Gortat is the 315th most popular basketball player (down from 282nd in 2019), the 1,145th most popular biography from Poland (down from 970th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Marcin Gortat ranks 315 out of 1,268Before him are Kris Humphries, Richie Guerin, Mel Daniels, Antoine Rigaudeau, Rajko Žižić, and Bernard King. After him are Jaka Lakovič, José Calderón, Zaza Pachulia, Bill Wheatley, Sam Perkins, and Carlos Delfino.

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Among people born in 1984, Marcin Gortat ranks 205Before him are Siphiwe Tshabalala, Martin Johnsrud Sundby, David Odonkor, Abdelkader Ghezzal, Aram Mp3, and Jeremy Jordan. After him are Djamel Mesbah, Rainie Yang, Zaza Pachulia, Hannes Þór Halldórsson, Simon Fourcade, and Guillaume Hoarau.

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Among people born in Poland, Marcin Gortat ranks 1,145 out of 1,454Before him are Krystyna Bochenek (1953), Janusz Kupcewicz (1955), Szymon Marciniak (1981), Marek Kusto (1954), Stanisław Szozda (1950), and Piotr Nowak (1964). After him are Maciej Żurawski (1976), Janusz Wójcik (1953), Uwe-Jens Mey (1963), Ryszard Parulski (1938), Justyna Steczkowska (1972), and Andrzej Juskowiak (1970).


Among basketball players born in Poland, Marcin Gortat ranks 1After him are Margo Dydek (1974), Maciej Lampe (1985), Mateusz Ponitka (1993), and Adam Waczyński (1989).

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