The Wizards have two preseason games left, Tuesday at the Detroit Pistons and Wednesday vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cincinnati.
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.
ON TAP for the Wizards, who have lost three of four preseason games. But they have made major improvements since the first unit's disjointed performance in the opener. Two No.
Nene is back with the Wizards and will play in Saturday's game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans in Lexington, Ky.