Fantasy impact of the Gortat trade
October, 25, 2013
By Joe Kaiser | ESPN Insider
ESPN's Marc Stein and Jeff Goodman reported early this evening that Marcin Gortat is headed to Washington in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a protected 2014 first-round pick (to No. 12). Shannon Brown, Malcolm Lee and Kendall Marshall are also reported to be included in the deal, but they are all expected to be waived to get the Wizards down to the 15-man roster limit.
While this trade doesn't significantly alter the fantasy potential of Gortat or Okafor (once he's able to return from the herniated disc injury), it does leave a gaping hole in the Suns' frontcourt while Okafor is out. Who can you expect to step up for Phoenix in the mean time?