There is plenty of talk about the Wizards legitimately stepping up into the Eastern Conference playoff race, but little discussion about Washington winning the Southeast Division title.
Nene made 8 of 11 shots and showed good form in the preseason opener, but the 7-footer is proceeding with caution because of his injury history.
Before the Wizards lost to the Nets, coach Randy Wittman was concerned about turnovers. To his chagrin, they had 23.
The Wizards need rebounding help with Emeka Okafor sidelined. In the preseason opener, Jan Vesely stepped into the void.