Wizards Wrap: Falling for Marcin Gortat, Washington's basketball Drago

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None of us were too sure about the trade that sent Emeka Okafor and a first-round pick to Phoenix in exchange for Marcin Gortat. Whether you still question the trade's wisdom or not, you can't deny that The Polish Machine has been fun.

Marcin Gortat was traded to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a first-round pick a few days before the regular season kicked off, and the team's frantic early-season schedule and struggles didn't give fans a chance to really get to know Gortat via light-hearted media reports between games.

Well, the current lull in the Wizards' schedule combined with their recent success has made up for that, as a loose locker room combined with a press corps anxious for off-day stories has begun to fill in the public on just what a fun guy Gortat is. It's with a few of those that we'll begin this week's Wrap:

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