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Marcin Gortat meets Prince William, invites him to a Wizards game

Marcin Gortat’s summer trips to his native Poland tend to produce quality photo opportunities, like when the Wizards center posed with a pig in a Polish shopping center two years ago and introduced the world to the giraffe he calls his “godson” at the Warsaw Zoo last June. On Monday, Gortat had the pleasure of meeting Prince […]
Via DC Sports Blog
9 days ago

Marcin Gortat meets member of Royal Family

D.C. sports fans' favorite Polak, Marcin Gortat got to meet with royalty, British royalty on Monday. In a brief conversation, the 6'11" Wizards center met with
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago

2017 Offseason Preview: Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards have made the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, losing in the second round in each of those appearances. Each playoff appearance has been on the backs of the core group of John Wall, Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat and Otto Porter. At the trade deadline in 2016, the Wizards added a fifth staple in starting power forward Markieff Morris. And prior to last...
Via RealGM - NBA
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat: Avery Bradley threatened to ‘beat me up’ in Game 4

Another day, another layer of beef to the Wizards-Celtics grudge match.In an interview with Rafał Tymiński of Eurosport Poland that was published on Wednesday, Wizards center Marcin Gortat revealed that Celtics guard Avery Bradley threatened him during Game 4.“We play tougher, but only care about our own team, while they want to provoke us,” Gortat said of the dynamic in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Wall throws sickest no-look dime of NBA Playoffs so far

John Wall continues to play at an MVP level, and is the main reason the Wizards are currently tied 2-2 in their series with the Celtics.Wall’s team was +26 with him on the floor in Game 4, and he dropped 12 assists as well.None of them were as jaw-dropping than the one he dished out in the second quarter, though. Wall drove the lane, spun and threw a no-look dime behind his back...
Via The Sports Daily
May 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard forgot to play defense on this play

Dwight Howard has been known for putting forth a lack of effort from time to time during games, and that continued to take place even in the playoffs, as we saw on Wednesday night.With the Wizards and Hawks squaring off in a pivotal Game 5, tensions were high and every point counted. The Wizards eventually emerged victorious, 103-99, but the game really could’ve gone either way...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Zaza Pachulia sends heartfelt tweet about Kevin Durant injury

Nobody felt worse about Kevin Durant’s knee injury than Zaza Pachulia. Just ask him.Pachulia was a factor in Durant suffering his knee injury on Tuesday night, as the Golden State Warriors center got tossed into his teammate’s knee in the first quarter of their game against the Wizards (video here).Though Pachulia was a mere domino in the situation, he sent this heartfelt tweet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Warriors don’t view play that injured Kevin Durant as dirty

Some fans considered it dirty when Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat pushed Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia into Warriors forward Kevin Durant on Tuesday night (watch here).This play resulted in an MCL sprain and bone bruise for Durant.With all that said, Warriors general manager Bob Myers does not believe the play itself was dirty on Gortat’s part.“I didn...
Via Sportsnaut
March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant exits game with scary looking knee injury

Making his return to Washington D.C., Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant had to exit early in the first quarter with what was a scary-looking knee injury. It happened in the low-post with Wizards big man Marcin Gortat throwing Durant’s teammate down to the hardwood.Zaza Pachulia would eventually land on Durant’s leg, forcing the former MVP to show a nice amount of pain...
Via Sportsnaut
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat: Wizards have best starting lineup in East

The Washington Wizards have won 13 of their last 15 games, and it has given them quite the bout of confidence.In a recent interview with Chris Miller of CSN Mid-Atlantic, Wizards center Marcin Gortat was asked if he thought Washington had the best starting lineup in the Eastern Conference.“I would say yes,” Gortat replied. “I do truly believe that we have the best starting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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