In exactly one minute after checking in, Otto Porter shot free throws after he was fouled on a three-point attempt. He made two of them to give the Wizards a 21-point lead again.
Somehow, the Wizards could find themselves in a four-way tie for third place in the Eastern Conference after Monday's win vs. the Philadelphia 76ers at Verizon Center.
Nene's minutes restrictions ended Monday as the 7-footer started for the Wizards for the first time in more than a month.
With four games in five days, the Wizards couldn't have picked a worse time to end a three-game slump. They lost three of four meetings with the Bobcats last season.