|July 10 9:13 AM PT10:13 AM MT11:13 AM CT12:13 PM ET16:13 GMT0:13 9:13 AM MST11:13 AM EST20:13 UAE18:1312:13 ET11:13 AM CT15:13 - Gortat has signed his five-year, $60 million contract to remain with the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: The Wizards announced Thursday that the Polish center had signed the deal on the first day permitted under NBA free agency rules. Gortat posted a picture of himself signing the papers on his Twitter page, writing that it was the ''best day of my life!!!" Gortat agreed to the deal on July 1, reaffirming his desire to remain with the Wizards after helping lead the club to its first playoff berth since 2008.
|July 1 4:52 PM PT5:52 PM MT6:52 PM CT7:52 PM ET23:52 GMT7:52 4:52 PM MST6:52 PM EST3:52 UAE (+1)01:5219:52 ET6:52 PM CT22:52 - A person familiar with the deal says Gortat has agreed to a five-year, $60 million contract to remain with the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: The person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the deal can't be signed until July 10 under NBA free agency rules.
|May 13 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET1:14 GMT9:14 6:14 PM MST8:14 PM EST5:14 UAE (+1)03:1421:14 ET8:14 PM CT0:14 - Gortat had career postseason highs of 31 points and 16 rebounds in a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Washington Wizards' deficit in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.
Analysis: The Washington center had a combined six points and 13 rebounds in his previous two games. He's averaging 12.4 points and 10.3 boards in these playoffs.
|Apr. 9 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST7:47 UAE (+1)05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT2:47 - Gortat had 27 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday in a loss to Charlotte.
Analysis: He's averaging 20.3 points and 10.0 rebounds in four April games.
|Mar. 22 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:500:50 ET10:50 PM CT3:50 - Gortat was back in the lineup Friday, getting 13 points and 13 rebounds in 34 minutes of a 117-107 win at the Los Angeles Lakers.
Analysis: The Washington Wizards center missed his first game of the season Thursday because of pain in his lower back.
|Mar. 20 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET1:05 GMT9:05 6:05 PM MST8:05 PM EST5:05 UAE (+1)02:0521:05 ET7:05 PM CT0:05 - Gortat has been scratched from the lineup just before Washington's game against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a lower back strain.
Analysis: Gortat hurt his back during pregame warmups and left the court wincing. He was helped to the locker room by a trainer. It was the first game he's missed this season. Gortat is averaging 12.8 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. He has 28 double-doubles this season.
|Mar. 19 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET4:57 GMT12:57 9:57 PM MST11:57 PM EST8:57 UAE05:570:57 ET10:57 PM CT3:57 - Gortat recorded his 28th double-double of the season and fourth in five games with 19 points and 14 rebounds in Tuesday's loss at Sacramento.
Analysis: Gortat, who is averaging 9.3 rebounds on the season, has hauled in 12-plus rebounds in seven of his last eight road contests.
|Mar. 2 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST12:20 AM EST9:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CT4:20 - Gortat had 13 points and 14 rebounds in Saturday's win over Philadelphia, marking his seventh straight double-double.
Analysis: Gortat is averaging 18.0 points and 11.7 rebounds over his last seven games while shooting 60.2 percent from the field.
|Feb. 28 9:08 PM PT10:08 PM MT11:08 PM CT12:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE06:080:08 ET11:08 PM CT4:08 - Gortat had a career-high 31 points and 12 rebounds before fouling out in Thursday's triple-overtime 134-129 win at Toronto.
Analysis: Gortat has averaged 18.8 points and 11.3 boards while posting six straight double-doubles.
|Feb. 22 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE05:1923:19 ET10:19 PM CT3:19 - Gortat had 16 points and 10 rebounds in Saturday's win over New Orleans for his third consecutive double-double.
Analysis: Gortat is averaging 14.3 points on 69.4 percent shooting with 9.0 rebounds over his last seven games.
|Nov. 28 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET5:00 GMT13:00 10:00 PM MST12:00 AM EST9:00 UAE06:000:00 ET11:00 PM CT3:00 - Gortat posted his best game as a Wizard, netting a season-high 25 points on an amazing 11-of-12 shooting line in Wednesday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: Gortat's average plus-4.0 rating per game is second on Washington only to John Wall's plus-4.1.
|Nov. 7 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CT3:16 - Gortat finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds in a 116-102 win at Philadelphia on Wednesday.
Analysis: Gortat has gotten progressively better each game, and this was his best performance of the early season.
|Oct. 25 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET21:50 GMT5:50 2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST1:50 UAE (+1)23:5017:50 ET4:50 PM CT19:50 - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Washington Wizards have agreed to acquire center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for injured center Emeka Okafor and a conditional first-round draft pick in 2014.
Analysis: Speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the trade has not been announced, the person says Phoenix will send guards Kendall Marshall, Shannon Brown and Malcolm Lee to Washington so the deal will work financially. The Wizards are expected to waive those three players. The 6-foot-11, 240-pound Gortat averaged 11.1 points and 8.5 rebounds last season.
Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start Thursday and play most of the game. They talk about what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.
Julian Edelman joins Christian and Danny Picard to talk about his approach going into the season, his performance this preseason, as well as the VMAs, and preventing cramps using mustard.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Joe talked to the Sox right-hander, who allowed three hits and zero walks in the 3-0 win over the Rays.
Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.
As he does every Wednesday, Buster Olney, ESPN, joins the boys of MFB to talk baseball. This week Buster shed some light on what to expect from Rusney Castillo, and how Cuban players are being viewed. He suggests that the acquisition of Castillo helps Boston's chances to get Giancarlo Stanton. Also, the Sox should shut down Koji if they want to re-sign him.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Hackers obtained hundreds private photo's of celebrities such as Kate Upton and Jennifer Lawrence. Also, Market Basket is back in business, and Pete Frates and his wife Julie have a baby girl, Lucy.
The usual suspects had the day off so the hosts of The Real Post Game Show stepped to talk about the Pats. Logan Mankins and Ryan Mallett were both traded and Miami is 6 days away.
John Frates called in to the show to discuss his son Peter and his past experience with Fred.
7th round draft pick Michael Sam was trying to be the first openly-gay player in the NFL. With only 7 days to go before the season opener, the Rams released him on one of the last round of cuts.
The Patriots finally completed a deal that was speculated for weeks, when they traded back up QB Ryan Mallett to the Texans for a conditional 7th round pick. Mallett will be reunited with former New England quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien.
More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.
Tom Curran recaps the Pats preseason and talks about some of the players who may get cut.
Michael Irvin talks about the final preseason game for the Patriots and the biggest storylines heading into the opening weekend.
We recap the summer's biggest sports stories leading into Labor Day Weekend.
Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.
Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Fantasy Football Drafts are now happening every day, so Pete Davidson and Jim Hackett have you covered. The NFL season kicks off on Thursday night, so Pete and Jim get their final thoughts of some drafting strategies. They discuss their Auction draft from earlier in the week. Also, some big name players that smart drafters should avoid.
We know your Fantasy Football drafts are happening right now, so Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are here to help. We know you’d never blow off work to draft right? Turn up the speakers! Our fantasy guys chat up Pete’s most recent article on WEEI.com that offers background on several players you can target late in drafts across multiple league sizes; covering upside players to grab in 8-team leagues, 10-team leagues, 12-team leagues and 14-team leagues. Jim and Pete will be back at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning on your radio dial, 93.7 FM, with more ammo for all this weekend’s drafters. Good luck!
How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.
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