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Marcin Gortat rode a Humvee with a massive gun into his basketball camp in Poland

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat reacts after a play in the closing minutes of Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Wizards 93-80 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals
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Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat reacts after a play in the closing minutes of Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Indiana Pacers in Washington, Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Pacers defeated the Wizards 93-80 to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A professional basketball player's official camp offers young fans quite a bit. They get quality instruction in a sport they love (or that their parents think they should love), spend some time with likeminded peers, and get to meet at least one of their heroes. Naturally, it's that last part that really sets the experience apart. For once, an athlete becomes a real person, not a figure on a television. He's right there in all his glory.

By all reasonable standards, Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat made his arrival at his basketball camp in Poland a little more memorable, if only because it'll give campers nightmares for years. As the photo below shows, Gortat rode in on a Humvee complete with a massive military gun (via Deadspin):

But Gortat did stop there. In addition to bringing along teammate Chris Singleton, Gortat added a caravan of Volkswagens behind the Humvee:

Your move, Chris Kaman.

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Eric Freeman is a writer for Ball Don't Lie on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at efreeman_ysports@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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