Paul Pierce issued the warning to the Wizards entering their third set of back-to-backs this season.
John Wall got the steal on defense and went on a 2-on-1 break that finished with an alley-oop to Bradley Beal. The Wizards went on to beat the Bucks 111-100 in Milwaukee.
Drew Gooden, who hadn't played since Nov. 7, began the second half with the Wizards after Nene was declared out because of a troublesome right foot vs the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
Paul Pierce quickly put Friday's win vs.
Preseason favorites to win the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a losing record 11 games into the season.