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Washington Post Mar 23, 2015

DC Sports Bog: After agreeing that quitting Instagram improved his focus, Wizards’ Kevin Seraphin re-joins Instagram

Wizards forward and social media addict Kevin Seraphin quit Instagram last June, a decision that teammate Marcin Gortat credited for Seraphin’s improvement in his fourth season.“I have to admit, the biggest difference from last year is he actually cancel Instagram, which is huge improvement,” Gortat told Monumental Network’s Jumoke Davis in February. “I’m serious. Because, you can’t post 10 pictures per day like he used to do that.”Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 22, 2015

Gortat praises retiring ex-teammate Steve Nash

After receiving beautiful passes from Steve Nash during his time in Phoenix, Marcin Gortat dished praised onto the retiring two-time NBA MVP.
CSN Washington Mar 20, 2015

Gortat responds to Twitter criticism with 'your mama' joke

Twitter critics blasted Marcin Gortat for flopping, but he didn't take the comments laying down. His exclamation points show no mercy.
Washington Post Mar 20, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Wizards’ Marcin Gortat responds to his critics after flopping fine

Wizards center Marcin Gortat was fined $5,000 for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season during Washington’s 88-84 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. The league ruled that Gortat exaggerated a push by Jazz forward Rodney Hood in the fourth quarter, which resulted in Hood being assessed his fourth personal foul and Gortat making two free throws to extend the Wizards’ lead to five with 4:31 remaining.Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 19, 2015

Wiz Insider: Marcin Gortat fined $5,000 for flopping

LOS ANGELES — Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat has been fined $5,000 for violating the NBA’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season, the league announced Thursday afternoon.The play occurred in the fourth quarter of the Wizards’ 88-84 win over the Utah Jazz Wednesday night. The league ruled Gortat exaggerated a push from Jazz forward Rodney Hood as the two battled for rebounding position. Hood was assessed his fourth foul with 4:31 remaining and Gortat went on to make two crucial free throws to extend Washington’s lead to 80-75. He finished with seven points and...
Bullets Forever Mar 19, 2015

Marcin Gortat fined $5,000 for flop in fourth quarter vs. Jazz

The Wizards picked up a nice road win on Wednesday night in Utah, but it cost Marcin Gortat a little bit in the wallet on Thursday afternoon: March 19, 2015 - 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. The incident occurred with 4:31 remaining in the fourth quarter of Washington's 88-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, March 18, at EnergySolutions Arena. You can watch the full video here, but here's a couple of quick glimpses at the play. And another look: Oh come...
CSN Washington Mar 17, 2015

Marcin Gortat responds with stellar stretch of play

The play of Marcin Gortat has made a significant difference in the last 12 games for the Wizards, and it goes far behind his statistics.
Washington Post Mar 16, 2015

Wizards win fourth straight

Damian Lillard, the Portland Trail Blazers’ all-star point guard, spotted a rare sliver of space in the stingy Washington Wizards defense, put his head down and attacked the basket with his left hand. He was seeking to ignite his floundering squad, overmatched for the previous 28 minutes, however possible. Then Wizards center Marcin Gortat suddenly surfaced and began a startling sequence indicative of how the Wizards’ 105-97 victory went for three-plus quarters Monday night at Verizon Center. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 15, 2015

Marcin Gortat teaches Chris Miller Polish words

Wizards big man Marcin Gortat sat down with CSN's Chris Miller to talk about the Polish language and even teach him some words.
Bullets Forever Mar 11, 2015

The surprising things we've learned about the John Wall Effect this season

We all know that John Wall has a positive effect on the players around him, but you may be surprised who improves the most playing alongside him. There's no getting around the fact that John Wall makes the players around him better. Time after time, we've seen how the fortunes of players tend to rise and fall depending on how much time they get to play alongside Wall. Over the past two seasons, we've seen how Wall has helped get Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza, Martell Webster and Trevor Booker nice contracts. We've also seen how he's been able to revitalize Nene's career and in hindsight, get...
Bullets Forever Mar 11, 2015

Temple on the mend from hamstring injury

Today's Wake-Up Call focuses on the recent injury to Garrett Temple, the team's positive outlook despite another injury, and the efficient play of Marcin Gortat as of late. 1. Garrett Temple's hamstring is better than expected Initially, Temple's timetable to recover from his strained hamstring was probably no less than two weeks and potentially could have even forced him to miss time in the postseason. But he felt much better yesterday as he and the team staff are hoping for a return sooner than later. Still, the injury could push the team to use their final roster spot. 2. Wizards...
CSN Washington Mar 10, 2015

Morning tip: Marcin Gortat's recent play speaks for itself

Marcin Gortat has elevated his play in the 10 games for the Wizards since the All-Star break and must do even more for them to have a shot vs. Memphis on Thursday.
Bullets Forever Mar 10, 2015

Wizards avoid Hornets' sting, but get bitten by injury bug

Today's Wake-Up Call takes a look at the Wizards' big win in Charlotte and the injury status of Garrett Temple and Bradley Beal. 1. Wizards crush Hornets, 95-69 Finally, the Wizards put four quarters together and demolished an opponent. Holding Charlotte to less than 33-percent shooting was a nice touch to their third win in five games. Marcin Gortat and John Wall led the way with 20 and 15 points, respectively. To the recaps! Bullest Forever The Washington Post The Washington Times Wiz of Awes Comcast SportsNet 2. Garrett Temple exits with hamstring injury Late in Monday's win over...
Sun Herald Mar 9, 2015

Gortat, Wizards roll to 95-69 victory over Hornets

Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards rolled to a 95-69 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
CSN Washington Mar 5, 2015

By the numbers: Wizards not big game hunters; Gortat streaking

Taking a look at various stats and streaks including Wizards woes against playoff teams, Gortat's rebounding prowess and as always, 3-point shooting.

Marcin Gortat Photos

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