When Nene plays, good things happen. Based on the numbers, the Brazilian big man ranks among the NBA's most efficient players. Shockingly, the same is also true of two ex-Wizards.
Despite the worst start 23 game start in franchise history, the Wizards are trying their best to stay positive.
Already dealing with injuries and this time playing without Bradley Beal, the plucky Wizards battled until the game's final moments before again realizing pluck isn't enough.
The rookie guard will miss the first game of his NBA career against Orlando on Wednesday with a sore lower back injury suffered in Tuesday's overtime loss against Atlanta.