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The Wizards haven't been at least .500 in four years, and a win Monday would put them at 9-9 and give them their sixth win at Verizon Center.

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Nene has been far from his best because of a sore right Achilles but the Wizards are a significantly better team with him even at less than 100 percent.

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Coach Randy Wittman is unapologetic about his starting lineup playing extended minutes because he can't trust his bench to perform consistently.

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Nene's presence boosted the Wizards on defense as much as offense as he had a game-high 12 rebounds to help them hold off a late charge by the Hawks.

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After missing a game Friday and the Wizards scoring just 73 points, Nene suited up for Saturday's game and will start.

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