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CSN Washington Jul 18, 2014

Gortat copies Wall, breaks Wizards news on Twitter

Apparently Marcin Gortat liked the idea of John Wall breaking the news of the big man's signing on Twitter seeing as he did the same to another teammate on Friday.
CSN Washington Jul 17, 2014

Gortat:"It's unbelievable where I am right now" (VIDEO)

Wizards big man Marcin Gortat talks to our Dave Johnson about his new deal, his role on the team and all that he's had to go through to get to this point in his career.
Washington Post Jul 17, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Marcin Gortat’s amusing reaction to Kris Humphries joining the Wizards

Many Americans tap dance around matters of race. Marcin Gortat also does this, except with exploding pudding-filled whoopee cushions attached to his tap shoes. You’ll recall that Gortat made an observation when the Wizards traded away Jan Vesely last winter. Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 16, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Wizards’ Marcin Gortat reported on his own signing for NBC 4

Wizards center Marcin Gortat dropped by the NBC 4 studios in Cathedral Heights on Tuesday for a taste of what it’s like to be a sports anchor. Unlike his friends Drew Gooden, Al Harrington and Garrett Temple, who spent three and a half days last month getting a crash course in broadcasting at Syracuse’s Sportscaster U. program, Gortat arrived without prior training. Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 11, 2014

Wiz Insider: Marcin Gortat: The Wizards were “always my number one option”

When the Washington Wizards made the 11th-hour trade with the Phoenix Suns to acquire Marcin Gortat less than a week before this past season, to some the move may have seemed like an undersized band-aid for the bigger issues surrounding the Wizards’ recent ineptitude. Read full article >>

Marcin Gortat: The Wizards were “always my number one option”

When the Washington Wizards made the 11th-hour trade with the Phoenix Suns to acquire Marcin Gortat less than a week before this past season, to some the move may have seemed like an undersized band-aid for the bigger issues surrounding the Wizards’ recent ineptitude. The 6-foot-11 Gortat was in the last year of his contract […]
CSN Washington Jul 11, 2014

Marcin Gortat knows you want details about that pig photo

Marcin Gortat did more than just explain why he decided to stay with the Wizards. He also told the tale behind that picture of him with and a pig.
CSN Washington Jul 11, 2014

Gortat: Hard work put me in this situation (VIDEO)

Marcin Gortat signed a new deal to return to Washington.
Washington Post Jul 10, 2014

Marcin Gortat makes Wizards return official, signs five-year, $60 million deal

Nene had just gone down with a knee injury that would sideline him for much of the final stretch of the 2013-14 regular season. The news sent the Washington Wizards spiraling — they dropped six of nine March games, jeopardizing their playoff hopes. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jul 10, 2014

Uncertain thoughts a distant memory, Gortat joyfully re-signs

Marcin Gortat wasn't sure what he was walking into when acquired by the Wizards last October. Now the starting center wants to be with the organization for as long as possible.
Bullets Forever Jul 10, 2014

Marcin Gortat's contract will escalate, according to report

The Wizards will do the standard thing and have Gortat's contract escalate as it moves on rather than decline or stay flat. Some of you have asked how Marcin Gortat's five-year, $60 million contract will be structured. Noted salary-cap expert Mark Deeks of Sham Sports (and SB Nation) has given us the answer: it will rise over the course of the deal rather than decline or stay flat. Gortat's contract with the Wizards goes up the maximum amount every year and is worth $13,565,218 in 2018/19. Ouch. — Mark Deeks (@MarkDeeksNBA) July 10, 2014 There are very specific rules regarding this...
Bullets Forever Jul 10, 2014
Marcin Gortat confident he'll age well

Marcin Gortat confident he'll age well

The Wizards were able to formally announce Marcin Gortat's five-year extension today. Here's a few highlights from his press conference. With the league's moratorium officially lifted as of today, the Wizards were able to ink Marcin Gortat to his five-year, $60 million dollar contract. If you're like me and were sitting by a computer at 4 p.m. this afternoon, you had the privilege of watching (through Monumental Network's stream) the always candid Polish Hammer talk alongside Ernie Grunfeld about his extension, riding a tank in Poland, and his future in D.C. Here's a few highlights from his...
Washington Post Jul 10, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Marcin Gortat calls signing with the Wizards ‘best day of my life’

Best day Of my life!!! #wiz pic.twitter.com/HHvY5W00sm On the best day of his life, Marcin Gortat signed his new contract with the Washington Wizards in Ernie Grunfeld’s office. (“ernieOffice,” as Gortat referred to it on Instagram.) He could see the Legal Sea Foods sign, if he were so inclined. Read full article >>
Bullets Forever Jul 10, 2014

Randy Wittman, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter give their reactions to Marcin Gortat's contract

Randy Wittman, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter give their reactions to Marcin Gortat's new contract with the Wizards. The Washington Wizards have now offiicially re-signed Marcin Gortat. Though the team stated that terms were not disclosed in their press release Thursday morning, the new contract is a five-year, $60 million deal. Gortat will also be at Verizon Center with Ernie Grunfeld later this afternoon at 4 p.m. in the Verizon Center. On the press release, Grunfeld, stated the following: Re-signing Marcin was a top priority for us this summer so that we could maintain continuity and...
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 9, 2014
Report: Pistons, Monroe have discussed deal 'in the range of the five-year, $60 million' Gortat contact

Report: Pistons, Monroe have discussed deal 'in the range of the five-year, $60 million' Gortat contact

According to Michael Wallace of ESPN, the Pistons and Monroe have discussed a deal modeled after Marcin Gortat's new contract with the Washington Wizards. In a piece largely devoted to Stan Van Gundy's new dual role as president of basketball operations and head coach of the Detroit Pistons, ESPN writer Michael Wallace breaks a little news. Specifically: The Pistons and Monroe are believed to have discussed a deal somewhere in the range of the five-year, $60 million contract center Marcin Gortat agreed to last week to remain with the Washington Wizards. Now, I wouldn't necessarily take...

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