John Wall got the message. He played better Friday against the New York Knicks.
The Wizards played much better without Nene for the second game in a row, but they weren't able to put away the New York Knicks en route to their second consecutive loss, 96-88, at Verizon Center
Although Nene practiced Friday morning, he was a game-time scratch vs. the New York Knicks and missed his second game in a row for the Wizards.
Wizards vs. Knicks
at Verizon Center
TV: CSN, 7 p.m. ET
Season series: Tied 1-1.