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Emeka Okafor
Wizards going big with Gortat

Season opener Wizards @Pistons Wednesday, 7:30p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 1500 AM Marcin Gortat knew he wasn't going to be in Phoenix long the moment the rebuilding Suns drafted former Maryland center Alex Len fifth overall in June, but that didn't make any less startling the news he had been traded to the Washington Wizards. "When you hear that word, coming out of the GM's mouth, like, 'Listen, we just traded you,' your legs are getting soft," Gortat said Monday after his first practice with his new team. The timing of the trade caught Gortat off guard, too, because he assumed he would at least make it through the first week of the regular...