Marcin Gortat FC  #4

Current Team: Washington Wizards

Born: Feb 17, 1984 (31 years old)

Birthplace: Lodz, Lodz Voivodeship (Poland)

Nationality: Poland

Height: 6-11 (211cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Hand: Right

Website: http://mg13.eu/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/mgortat

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Washington Wizards)

Free Agent: UFA-2019

Current Agent: Guy Zucker

Draft Entry: 2005 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2004 Early Entrant (Withdrew), 2005 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 2, Pick 27, Phoenix Suns

Draft Rights Trade: PHX to ORL, Jun 28, 2005

Pre-Draft Team: Köln 99ers (Germany)

Marcin Gortat News

Marcin Gortat Re-Signs With Wizards On Five-Year, $60M Deal
The Wizards traded for Marcin Gortat before the start of the season following the injury to Emeka Okafor, surrendering their 2014 first round pick in the process.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Mavericks Prefer Traditional Center Like Gortat, Chandler Over Bosh
The Mavericks don't consider Chris Bosh a good fit beside Dirk Nowitzki.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Marcin Gortat Adjusts To Sacrificing Touches For Defensive Role On Wizards
Marcin Gortat has adjusted to doing the scrappy work behind John Wall, Bradley Beal, Nene and, at times, Trevor Ariza.

Michael Lee/Washington Post

Wizards Want To Sign Marcin Gortat Long-Term
The Wizards could sign Marcin Gortat to an extension before June 30, but it would be more advantageous for him to wait.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Wizards Acquire Marcin Gortat From Suns For Okafor
The Wizards will acquire Marcin Gortat in a deal with the Suns for Emeka Okafor.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Suns Might Want Marcin Gortat Part Of Franchise's Future
Marcin Gortat was assured by the Suns that they have no plan to trade him – for now – and might want to make him part of the future, his agent told RealGM.

Shams Charania/RealGM

Marcin Gortat Sidelined 3-4 Weeks With Foot Sprain
Marcin Gortat is averaging 11.1 points and 8.5 rebounds this season, despite voicing his frustration with the Suns' offense at times.

RealGM Staff Report

Thunder, Suns Discuss Perkins, Lamb, Pick For Gortat, Tucker Trade
The Thunder would receive Marcin Gortat and P.J. Tucker from the Suns for Kendrick Perkins, Jeremy Lamb and a first round pick.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Suns Explore Trade For Josh Smith
The Suns would likely build their offer for Josh Smith around Marcin Gortat.

Alex Kennedy/HoopsWorld

Gortat Lobbying On Twitter For Suns To Hire Stan Van Gundy
Marcin Gortat played for Stan Van Gundy as a member of the Magic.

RealGM Staff Report

Gortat Excelling Alongside Nash
Marcin Gortat leads the league in shooting percentage.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Gortat Intends To Play With Broken Thumb
Marcin Gortat intends to play with a broken thumb, an injury that typically takes two to three weeks to heal.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Love Rejects Offer From Besiktas, Gortat Close To Signing
Kevin Love has rejected an offer from Besiktas.

Sportando

Howard Wasn't Consulted On Arenas Trade
In a move that could define the Magic’s future, the organization traded for Gilbert Arenas and left Dwight Howard out of the process.

Zach McCann/Orlando Sentinel

Turner: Suns' Defensive Turnaround Will Start At Rim, On Glass
Elston Turner has high hopes for the Suns defense next season.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Suns Insistent About Not Trading Nash, Gortat
Suns president Lon Babby denied a report that involved Phoenix sending Steve Nash to Minnesota.

Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Suns Insert Gortat, Dudley In Starting Lineup
Marcin Gortat replaces Robin Lopez as the starting center, while Jared Dudley replaces Vince Carter at shooting guard.

Arizona Republic

Robin Lopez Has Been Disappointment For Suns This Season
Coach Alvin Gentry says Robin Lopez's lack of progression has been a mystery to him.

Arizona Republic

Howard, Gortat No Longer On Speaking Terms
Former teammates Dwight Howard and Marcin Gortat are no longer on friendly terms since Gortat was traded to Phoenix.

Orlando Sentinel

Magic Looking At Turiaf, Battie To Replace Gortat

The Magic are willing to part with Chris Duhon or Quentin Richardson in order to acquire a center.

FanHouse

Orlando Acquires Arenas, Richardson, Turkoglu

The Magic completed two significant trades on Saturday, acquiring Jason Richardson, Gilbert Arenas and Hedo Turkgolu.

RealGM Staff Report

Rockets Didn't Offer Martin For Gortat

There were rumors that the Rockets made a play for Marcin Gortat by offering Kevin Martin.

Ken Berger/CBS Sports (via Twitter)

Magic Receiving Calls About Gortat

Magic general manager Otis Smith says teams are looking for bigs.

Orlando Sentinel

Magic Still Unwilling To Deal Bass, Gortat

Orlando general manager Otis Smith doesn't expect to make a move prior to February's deadline.

Orlando Sentinel

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