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MARCIN GORTAT RUMORS

Gortat: I would love to play with a stretch 4

After watching the Golden State Warriors win a championship with 6-foot-8 forward Draymond Green playing center for long stretches, the days of "twin tower" frontcourt pairings may be extinct. The Washington Wizards, with Marcin Gortat and Nene, are one of the few teams left that play two post players together at the same time.Gortat, however, has been pretty candid about the benefits...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat says this season was the 'toughest one from a personal standpoint'

The Washington Wizards saw two versions of Marcin Gortat this season. One was gregarious and engaging off the court and dominant on it. The other was a bit more reticent with the media and saw his playing time in the fourth quarter dwindle.With the Wizards' season over, Gortat admitted how tough the season was in his exit interview:“I would say in the eight years of my career,...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Graceful Exit, Volume I: Marcin Gortat Reflects On The Season That Was, And the Future That Will Be

The Graceful Exit. Part of a quote by Ellen Goodman that I won’t bother with making you read but if you click here and opt to read it for yourself, then you may understand its wisdom and how it pertains to the Washington Wizards. Being it my third time covering these exit interviews, I’ve noticed […] The post The Graceful Exit, Volume I: Marcin Gortat Reflects On The Season...
Via Hoop District
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat Dealt with Illness in Game 6

With the Washington Wizards‘ season on the line, center Marcin Gortat was back in a familiar role. Just as he was quite a few times during the regular season and much like he was in Game 5 of the series, Gortat was watching the fourth quarter from the bench. As the Wizards fought for their season, and as Nene struggled against the Atlanta Hawks’ frontcourt, Wittman did not turn...
Via KCM Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat Posts Awesome Pre-Game Message on Facebook

Ahead of their pivotal Game 6 matchup with the Atlanta Hawks, Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat set the mood for the game via social media. The “Polish Hammer” posted an intriguing picture with the near perfect caption, “Ready your breakfast and eat hearty, for tonight we dine in Hell!” It will feel like Hell for both teams, who have played through a brutal series...
Via KCM Sports
May 15, 2015  |  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
April 02, 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...
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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....
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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

Wizards center Marcin Gortat sometimes shaves his armpits, everyone (photo)

Apparently, some more perceptive (obsessive?) Washington Wizards fans have made it their responsibility to keep an eye on the condition of Marcin Gortat’s armpits, as one reader of Bullets Forever noticed that the burly center appears to on some occasions have a conspicuous lack of body hair sprouting out of them. Just had a commenter […] The post Wizards center Marcin Gortat...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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