Time for the Polish Hammer to be released
Wizards fans have had enough with the big man and releasing (or trading) Marcin Gortat will be beneficial for Grunfeld because this is what the fans want. He played well, but in the last two years, things have not looked good for him.
Gortat is now 34 years old and cannot make a simple layup in a game. His points per game have dropped significantly in the last three seasons, as has his field goal percentage. Although the last two seasons he has started and played in all 82 games, his minutes played per game dropped almost six minutes this season.
This likely means that the time has come to move on from him. It's unclear if any team would be interested in his skills, but he could be a great veteran presence and backup for a team with young centers.Published 19 May 2018, 04:20 IST