Grading out: Where Marcin Gortat stands at All-Star break

The Wizards are 51 games into the 2015-16 regular season and the numbers don't lie as looks more in depth at the rotation players.
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Washington Wizards Prepare for Second-Half Playoff Run in Second Half

The Washington Wizards haven’t bene the worst team in basketball, but since starting the month of February, the team has gone a horrifying 1-3. With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, the Wizards need to find out how to rebound, especially if they don’t want to be buyers or sellers at the deadline. For the “Wiz,” some think that the team should make moves, especially...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat fires back at critic on Twitter

The Wizards lost to the Hornets on Saturday, dropping their record to 22-27. It’s been a disappointing start to the season for a team expected to make the playoffs and frustration is building around the nation’s capital. Among those on the Wizards who are hearing it for the team’s up-and-down start is Marcin Gortat. Washington’s big man checked his Twitter mentions on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall's triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ers

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-94 Friday night. Marcin Gortat had 21 points and had 13 rebounds for the Wizards, who had lost five of their previous six. Bradley Beal scored 22 in his first start since Dec. 9. Ish Smith, cut by Washington during...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gortat, Nene Not Coming Up Big for Wizards

WASHINGTON — Marcin Gortat signed a five-year, $60 million contract before the 2014 season. By total value, that’s tied for the ninth-biggest deal among NBA centers. Of the 12 centers signed to contracts worth at least $60 million, only two are older than 30 — Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and Nikola Pekovic are each 30 — and only six are signed past 2018. Gortat is in both...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Gortat parts ways with longtime agent

Wizards center Marcin Gortat has parted ways with his longtime agent Guy Zucker.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Let Marcin Gortat try and sell you a hammer, seriously

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat has one of the most amazingly astute nicknames in the entire NBA: The Polish Hammer. 1) He's from Poland, 2) He's strong and can dunk. Hence this fantastic nickname also makes perfect sense. It's also a bit silly, so Gortat and the Wizards had a little fun with it by filming this fake (oh why can't it be real?) and awesome commercial:Even...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat: Hassan Whiteside Is the Best Shot Blocker I’ve Seen in Nine Years

NBA analysts and experts alike would agree — Hassan Whiteside is the best shot blocker in the game today. Although Whiteside sat out Monday’s game versus the Indiana Pacers with a knee injury, the 7-foot center still leads the league in blocked shots per game by a wide margin with a 4.0 average. The second-best player on the list is Anthony Davis with 2.6 blocked shots per game...
Via Heat Nation
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat woke up to missed messages, thought he was traded

    Earlier this season, Marcin Gortat was called out by Wizards head coach Randy Wittman after the team’s loss to the Thunder. Gortat responded with a defense of his performance while also saying he didn’t feel it was necessary to be singled out in front of the media. On Monday, Gortat briefly thought his time playing for Wittman had come to an end. The Wizards big man...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards' Marcin Gortat has odd response to Thunder fan's taunt

One of the awesome things about Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat is that he will respond to anyone on Twitter. One of the odd things about Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat is that you might not understand his response. A fan-run Twitter account supporting the Oklahoma City Thunder mentioned Gortat in a tweet and asked...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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