“For Polish Chessplayers…” Marcin Gortat photographer: Marek Skrzypczak
Marcin Gortat is a Polish professional basketball player with the Phoenix Suns of the NBA and the leader of the Polish National Team.
He started his career in ŁKS Łódź, then he played 3 seasons in RheinEnergie Cologne in Germany’s basketball Bundesliga. With this team he won national championship in 2006.
In 2005 he was selected by Phoenix Suns in the NBA Draft and he still plays in the best basketball league.
Marcin Gortat is the third Pole to play in the NBA and the first Pole to play in the NBA Finals.