Nene didn't play in the Wizards' season-opener at the Miami Heat because of a one-game suspension, and he's might make it 0-for-2 when the teams play here Monday at Verizon Center (CSN, CSNwashing
The losing streak ends at two for the Wizards with a 83-80 victory vs.
There wasn't much going right with the Wizards' offense except for Marcin Gortat, who scored a season-high 24 points in Saturday's 83-80 win vs. the New Orleans Pelicans.
This is why Paul Pierce is with the Wizards. After they briefly lost a lead they'd held all game, the 37-year-old stepped into a three-pointer as John Wall drove into the lane and buried it.
Ever since acquiring the Brazilian big man in 2012, no Nene typically means bad news for the Wizards.