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Prospect Profile:
Marcin Gortat

Full Name: Marcin Gortat
Position: Forward/Center
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 240
Birthdate: February 17, 1984 (Lodz, Poland)
High School:
Team: RheinEnergie Koln (Germany)
Country: Poland
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BBL - Germany
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 29 0 65 91 .714 20 43 .465 0 0 .000 110 10 13 25 150 5.20
Total 29 0 65 91 .714 20 43 .465 0 0 .000 110 10 13 25 150 5.20
ULEB Cup
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2004-05 12 0 43 62 .694 15 23 .652 0 0 .000 54 6 3 15 101 8.40
Totals 12 0 43 62 .694 15 23 .652 0 0 .000 54 6 3 15 101 8.40

An early entry candidate for the 2005 NBA Draft. Originally an early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft before with drawing his name from consideration.

Career Highlights: Was selected to the Polish National Under- 22 team after having played only six months of basketball. Transferred from Lodz to Cologne, where he only played 44 minutes spread out over nine games during the 2003-04 season. During the Reebok camp in Treviso in 2004, won the dunk contest. In the summer of 2004, was invited to play for the Polish National Team.

2004-05: Averaged 5.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 29 games for RheinEnergie Koln in Germany’s Bundesliga I. In ULEP Cup action, appeared in 12 games, averaging 8.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 blocks.

Strengths: Very good athlete for his size. Has the ability to block shots and defend. Still developing an offensive game.

Personal: His father was one of Europe's best amateur boxers.