For Nene to be absent isn't all that unusual for the Wizards.
The big man sat out 21 games last season and admits he's still not at full strength because of a sore left foot and knees.
WAKING UP with the Wizards on Friday, after a 98-89
Randy Wittman has been here before.
He played in a game at Baltimore Arena years ago.
Nene showed up at practice Thursday, before the Wizards departed for a game later tonight with the New York Knicks in Baltimore, but didn't participate.