28-year old center Marcin Gortat has turned into one of the best centers in the entire NBA. Gortat played in 66 games (all starts) for the Suns last year and he averaged 32.0 minutes, 15.4 points, 10.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 1.5 blocked shots per game. He has now played in 121 games (78 starts) in his first two years with the Suns and he is averaging 31.0 minutes, 14.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 1.4 blocked shots per game. He is a force in the middle that the Suns have not had in quite some time. Gortat has now played in 296 games (83 starts) in his first five years in the NBA and he is averaging 20.5 minutes, 8.1 points, 6.5 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 1.1 blocked shots per game.
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