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.
Something about the Miami Heat brings out the fire in the Wizards, and they were impressive for the first time in three preseason games Tuesday at Verizon Center.
GETTING READY FOR TIP-OFF ... The Wizards will have their hands full when they play the Miami Heat, winners of the last two NBA championships, later tonight (CSN, 7 p.m. ET).
WAKING UP with the Wizards, as they have a shoot around Tuesday morning before their game vs. the Miami Heat at Verizon Center (CSN, 7 p.m. ET).