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Marcin Gortat
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Team: WashingtonHeight: 6-11 Born: 2/17/1984
Position: CWeight: 240 Birthplace: Lodz, Poland
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 27th pick by Suns (2005)

Latest News
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.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
07-08 Orl 6 6.8 3.0 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 .471 - .667
08-09 Orl 63 12.6 3.8 4.5 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.4 .567 1.000 .578
09-10 Orl 81 13.4 3.6 4.2 0.2 0.2 0.9 0.6 .533 .000 .680
10-11 Orl 25 15.8 4.0 4.7 0.7 0.3 0.8 0.7 .543 - .667
10-11 Pho 55 29.7 13.0 9.3 1.0 0.5 1.3 1.2 .563 .250 .731
10-11 Total 80 25.4 10.2 7.9 0.9 0.5 1.1 1.0 .561 .250 .725
11-12 Pho 66 32.0 15.4 10.0 0.9 0.7 1.5 1.4 .555 .000 .649
12-13 Pho 61 30.8 11.1 8.5 1.2 0.7 1.6 1.6 .521 .000 .652
13-14 Was 81 32.8 13.2 9.5 1.7 0.5 1.5 1.6 .542 1.000 .686
Career 438 24.2 9.4 7.3 0.9 0.5 1.2 1.1 .545 .214 .673

Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
07-08 Orl  6 41 8 17 0 0 2 3 8 16 2 1 1 2 18
08-09 Orl  63 794 106 187 1 1 26 45 96 286 14 18 53 25 239
09-10 Orl  81 1088 121 227 0 3 51 75 104 341 17 17 70 46 293
10-11 Orl  25 396 44 81 0 0 12 18 38 118 17 7 21 17 100
10-11 Pho  55 1636 294 522 1 4 128 175 110 513 53 29 70 64 717
10-11 Total  80 2032 338 603 1 4 140 193 148 631 70 36 91 81 817
11-12 Pho  66 2114 427 769 0 2 163 251 185 659 59 48 99 90 1017
12-13 Pho  61 1876 295 566 0 3 90 138 128 516 75 40 98 99 680
13-14 Was  81 2655 455 840 1 1 157 229 202 767 138 41 121 126 1068
Career 438 10600 1750 3209 3 14 629 934 871 3216 375 201 533 469 4132

Postseason Stats

Per Game
07-08 Orl 8 6.0 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.4 .833 - -
08-09 Orl 24 11.3 3.3 3.2 0.1 0.4 0.6 0.5 .654 - .625
09-10 Orl 14 15.1 3.0 4.4 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.2 .654 - .727
13-14 Was 11 34.7 13.0 9.9 1.5 0.5 1.3 1.8 .492 - .659
Career 57 16.0 4.8 4.5 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.6 .564 - .662

Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
07-08 Orl  8 48 5 6 0 0 0 0 2 8 0 0 4 3 10
08-09 Orl  24 271 34 52 0 0 10 16 18 76 3 9 15 11 78
09-10 Orl  14 212 17 26 0 0 8 11 24 62 9 3 4 3 42
13-14 Was  11 382 58 118 0 0 27 41 36 109 16 5 14 20 143
Career 57 913 114 202 0 0 45 68 80 255 28 17 37 37 273

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