When it comes to Nene playing in a game, especially those outside of his duties with the Washington Wizards, all observers are focused on one thing: Did he remain in one piece?
Already with his first All-Star Game and playoff appearance under his belt in his fourth season, Wizards point guard John Wall just missed out on a third accomplishment with the All-NBA team.
As always, there's room for argument when it comes to select teams such as the NBA's first and second All-Defense announced Monday.
The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs essentially made the same starting lineup change for the exact same reason during their respective conference finals. The to-date results, also similar.