Marcin Gortat opened up for the first time since agreeing to a five-year, $60 million contract extension with the Wizards about why he chose to return to D.C.
Washington C Marcin Gortat has agreed to a five-year, $60 million contract extension with the Wizards.
Unrestricted free agent Marcin Gortat is meeting with the Washington Wizards on Tuesday.
The Wizards are sending coach Randy Wittman, senior vice president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard and others to Portland on July 1 to convince Marcin Gortat to re-sign with the Wizards.
The Mavericks reportedly have "significant interest" in free agent center Marcin Gortat, but fear they'll be out-bid by the Wizards.
Nene recently lobbied for free agent Marcin Gortat to re-sign with the Wizards this summer.
Marcin Gortat said that he would "love" to re-sign with the Wizards as a free agent this summer, citing John Wall as a major draw.
Free agent Marcin Gortat said that he won't play for Team Poland this summer.
Marcin Gortat scored 19 points vs. the Pacers on Thursday with six boards, one assist and one turnover in 41 minutes.
Marcin Gortat had 31 points, 16 rebounds, a steal and a block, and John Wall knocked down open jumpers, hitting 11-of-20 shots and three 3-pointers for 27 points, five rebounds and five assists as the Wizards crushed the Pacers 102-79 in Tuesday's Game 5 win.
Marcin Gortat grabbed 15 boards during Monday's Game 1 win over the Pacers, scoring 12 points with two assists and three blocks on 4-of-12 shooting.
A man threatened Marcin Gortat via social media last week, but he was reported to NBA security and a Wizards' spokesperson said the situation has been "handled."
Marin Gortat was going through his normal routine of running onto the court to high-five his teammates during a timeout in Game 3, but that resulted in him being stuck in the middle of the floor when a mini-fight was breaking out between Nene and Jimmy Butler.
Marcin Gortat left the bench during an altercation between Nene and Jimmy Butler on Friday night, leaving his Game 4 availability in question.