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MARCIN GORTAT RUMORS

Raptors-Wizards: The taming of Valanciunas, by Gortat, Nene

The Washington Wizards have done a lot of things right during their two-game obliteration of the Toronto Raptors. John Wall has been a monster in transition, picking apart Toronto’s defense en route to averaging 12.5 assists per game. With some beefy minutes totals, Otto Porter has emerged as a legitimate NBA player. Bradley Beal shook off a rough Game 1 outing in Game 2 â€...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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John Wall Breaks Amir Johnson’s Ankles with Ball Fake

John Wall can change speeds and direction in a blink of an eye. Unfortunately for Raptors forward Amir Johnson, he found that out the hard way. Wall came off the pick-and-roll set by teammate Marcin Gortat, but as he noticed Gortat peeling off he pumped the brakes, causing Johnson to hesitate in his thinking for a second. His mind thought one thing and his body thought another. All...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards Need To Get It Together With Marcin Gortat

For anyone whose been following the ‘Zards closely all season long knows that the tail end of this journey into the playoffs has been all but a joyride. Gut-churning losses and unsatisfying wins. The complete absence of offense and the tension of a locker room jarred by the collective despair of 15 agonized basketball players. […] The post The Wizards Need To Get It Together...
Via Hoop District
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Wizards’ Identity Crisis

Marcin Gortat #4 of the Washington Wizards reacts after losing to the Indiana Pacers at Verizon Center on March 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards lost five consecutive games out of the all-star break, went 7-2 in their next nine games and then dropped four straight before defeating the Charlotte Hornets Friday night in double...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Marcin Gortat fined $5K by NBA for flopping vs. Jazz

  Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league's anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. With 4:31 remaining in the fourth quarter of Washington's 88-84 victory Wednesday night, Gortat and Jazz forward Rodney Hood tried to position for a rebound. The league ruled that Gortat exaggerated a push from Hood -- sending...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Fines Marcin Gortat for Flopping

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat was fined $5,000 for flopping during the Wizards 88-84 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. This was his second violation of the season. WAS's Marcin Gortat fined 5K for violating leagues anti-flopping rule for 2nd time. See at http://t.co/4Ur9xhxnjO — NBA Official (@NBAOfficial) March 19, 2015 The violation occurred in the fourth quarter...
Via KCM Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Washington Wizards’ free agency performance

Despite the departure of Trevor Ariza, the Washington Wizards bounced back with a few nice pickups via free agency. DeJuan Blair’s physicality can give the Wizards some extra fuel in the tank. If a grade was to be placed on the Washington Wizards’ performance during the free agency it should be an A+. No, not a mere A, but an actual A+! Okay, they may have lost Trevor Booker...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Free agent targets

After re-signing center Marcin Gortat to a five-year deal worth $60 million, the Washington Wizards have turned their focus towards bringing free agent small forward Trevor Ariza back. However, some other free agents on the market may catch the eyes of the Wizards as well. Re-signing Trevor Ariza is a big objective for the Wizards but some other free agents targets could emerge....
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat seems pretty open to joining the Celtics

Marcin Gortat (@MGortat on the tweet machine) has expressed a fondness for Boston in the past.  But today the free agent center has made it sort of obvious that he’d be open to coming to Boston with a retweet of a Photoshopped picture of himself in Celtics gear.  Nowadays, that’s one step short of knocking on Danny Ainge’s door. Jay talked about Gortat a bit this morning...
Via Red's Army
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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