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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With John Wall already sidelined for the first month of the regular season, the Wizards were hoping Brazilian big man Nene would carry at least some of the scoring load when the 2012-13 season open
By BRIAN MAHONEY LONDON (AP) -- As the shot fell through the net, Kobe Bryant held up three fingers on each hand. It was his third straight 3-pointer in the fourth quarter, enough for the U.S.