The loss of Nene isn't a shock to the Wizards. This rodeo isn't anything new, though this time it's for a prolonged period -- six weeks -- and during the stretch run of the regular season.
Tuesday could be the start of Chris Singleton's future if he can help secure the Wizards' for their first postseason berth since 2008.
The loss of Nene to a left knee ligament strain just got more complicated for the Wizards, who also won't have backup Kevin Seraphin because of a right knee problem for Tuesday's game vs.
To get over .500 again, the Wizards have to do it without Nene, who is out six weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee. They're just 1-6 without him this season and 7-34 overall.