The WIzards will head outside the U.S. and all the way to Brazil for their second preseason game on October 12 against the Bulls.
When Nene came to Washington via trade in 2012, he wasn't 100%. And he contends he made it worse by forcing himself to play through injuries.
While Nene is overjoyed to play in his native Brazil for an exhibition game with the Wizards next season, he knows it will be difficult to get his teammates to focus.
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