Marcin Gortat to stay with Wizards

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Center Marcin Gortat will re-sign with the Washington Wizards,'s Marc Stein confirmed Tuesday night.

News of the deal was first tweeted by Wizards point guard John Wall.

Gortat agreed to a five-year deal worth a fully guaranteed $60 million, with neither a player nor a team option entering the final season.

The deal can't officially be signed until July 10 when the league moratorium is lifted.

But Wall broke the news of the agreement:

Got my man @MGortat back now waitin for my bro @TrevorAriza...Come on !!

- John Wall (@John_Wall) July 2, 2014Gortat also took to Twitter on Tuesday night.

I'm proud to say Washington will be my home.

- Marcin Gortat (@MGortat) July 2, 2014The 30-year-old Gortat averaged 13.2 points and 9.5 rebounds per game last season, his first with the Wizards.

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