DC Sports Bog: Marcin Gortat


Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Watch Marcin Gortat hurt his back in warm-ups

Wizards big man tweaked a back injury during a dunk in warmups, missing his team’s loss in Portland.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Marcin Gortat wants fighting in the NBA

Wizards center would like players to be able to throw fists at each other during games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Andre Miller’s shoelaces and socks

Wily Wizards veteran ties his shoelaces behind his ankles and wears his socks inside-out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Marcin Gortat brings 8-year old boy from Poland to Wizards games

Wizards big man helps bring a young boy whose father died in Afghanistan to Washington for a week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Marcin Gortat and Jan Vesely: boys for life

Wizards big man makes you feel wistful as Jan Vesely heads out of town.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Marcin Gortat tweets his reaction to the Wizards trade

The Wizards’ big man says farewell to Vesely and Maynor and hello to Andre Miller in his own distinctive way.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:51 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Eric Maynor, Jan Vesely, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat wants to bring back shorter basketball shorts

Imagine the photo ops from old-school uniform night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elvin Hayes, Marcin Gortat, Nene, Phil Chenier, Wizards

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The time Marcin Gortat signed a baby’s forehead

Athletes get asked to sign the strangest things.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Martell Webster, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Wizards players explain their signatures

Marcin Gortat only signs his full name if he likes you.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Wizards’ crimes against LeBron James

There was no shortage of embarrassing highlights for LeBron James on Wednesday night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:39 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Garrett Temple, Marcin Gortat, Nene, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat and Otto Porter are lifting together

Polish Machine is pumping iron with a kid he can’t stop calling skinny.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Gheorghe Muresan makes Marcin Gortat look small

If you want to make a 7-foot NBA giant look like a normal person, have him stand next to big Gheorghe.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gheorghe Muresan, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/31/2013

Happy Wizards are happy

If you’re over the Redskins sadness, have some Wizards happy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Maynor, John Wall, Kevin Seraphin, Marcin Gortat, Nene, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Nene calls Gortat his soulmate (on the court)

Nene and Marcin Gortat talk about liking food, liking each other, being soulmates, stuff like that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Marcin Gortat sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to Martell Webster

The Wizards big man turned the tables on a videobombing Webster.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:06 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Marcin Gortat on his nickname, friendship with Nene

I guess no one ever told the Wizards big man that you don’t get to pick your own nickname.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:41 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Marcin Gortat channels Olajuwon

Marcin Gortat attempted the post move that made Hakeem Olajuwon famous. It looked pretty similar.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Marcin Gortat thinks Wizards could win 50 games

Newest Wizard, unfamiliar with the franchise’s crushing history of mediocrity, says 50 wins are not out of the question.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013

The Suns, Gortat and Polish Heritage Night

The Phoenix Suns are having a Polish Heritage Night without their Polish star, but fans will come back when the Wizards visit Phoenix.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Wizards