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
Entering his third year in the NBA, John Wall wanted to be bigger, stronger, faster and more consistent with his jump shot.
The franchise owner issued a playoff push mandate this summer.The team's top interior presence is out some if not all of training camp with an ongoing foot injury.Training camp starts Monday.
Since last making the playoffs in 2007-08, the Wizards have finished no better than 26th in the 30-team NBA.
No doubt a good chunk of the Wizards winning turnaroundwhile closing out the last campaign stemmed from the addition of Nene. Well, that and the subtraction of a few others.