Nene's return to the starting lineup made all the difference as he scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Wizards from a 13-point deficit to steal Game 1, 102-93, in Chicago.
Leading the Wizards to the playoffs is, "bigger than anything" for Wall.
Lacking in national television appearances, a lot of national media may be underestimating the Wizards.
Having been in the 2008-09 Finals with Magic, Gortat sees where the Wizards can improve to get to that point.
Nene will still be playing under a minutes restriction for Game 1 vs. the Chicago Bulls, but for the first time since Feb. 23, he's back in the starting lineup.