Nene still is playing less than 20 minutes and coming off the bench since his left knee injury, but as long as it's working coach Randy Wittman has shown he won't try to fix what's not broken when
Needing an easy mark to bounce back from a disappointing loss earlier in the week, the Wizards had what appeared to be an easy mark with the Orlando Magic but it was anything but that.
Trevor Ariza barely has a voice left after struggling with the flu for the last week. In his last three games, he has been a non-factor on the offensive end.
There are two obvious differences between the Wizards' current and previous season: Washington is a playoff team now and wasn't a playoff team then.
The Wizards season preparations began with training camp back in September. Then came 78 games over seven months, tons of travel and umpteen practices in between.