Many will assume the reason the Wizards executed this trade for Marcin Gortat is that the status of Emeka Okafor's herniated disk looks more dire than they'll admit.
The deal that sends Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns to the Wizards for Emeka Okafor doesn't just make sense.
It makes cents, financially speaking, for both parties.
Less than a week before the start of the regular season, the Wizards faced uncertainty with their frontcourt. So they did something about it.