The Wizards are on a three-game winning streak by rattling opponents in the fourth quarters with point guard John Wall leading the charge.
Nene's knee injury, even if not season-ending, likely will force the Wizards to consider some other options which could benefit them long-term.
Cleveland has proved to be a problem for the Wizards. But on Sunday night, with a renewed commitment to defense, Washington got past the pesky Cavs.
The best words a Wizards fan can hear: Dagger. Trevor Ariza hit a big three late in Washington's win over Cleveland that prompted the famous call.