NBA Player Gets Over A Breakup In Record Time

Marcin Gortat is on to the next one.

1. The 13-28 Phoenix Suns parted ways with coach Alvin Gentry today after the team slumped to the worst start in the Western Conference.

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Gentry had been with the Suns since the 2008-09 season, and finished with a career record of 158-144.

2. Suns center Marcin Gortat had some kind words for his former coach on Twitter when he heard the news.


Wow…just found out.! Its a weird feeling because we worked together for 3 years.— Marcin Gortat


I would like to thank him for all the opportunities he gave me to become a better player. I appreciate the last 3 years we spent together.— Marcin Gortat


I wish him all the best………— Marcin Gortat

5. About an hour later, though, Gortat remembered an old flame…

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Former Orlando Magic head coach Stan Van Gundy is currently without a job, but he coached Gortat over four successful years in Orlando. Wasting no time, Gortat began to openly campaign for SVG.

SVG !!!!

— Marcin Gortat (@MGortat)

SVG !!!!— Marcin Gortat

SVG is out there.....

— Marcin Gortat (@MGortat)

SVG is out there…..— Marcin Gortat

Photo by Christian Petersen / Getty Images

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