The Wizards had Nene back from a right shoulder injury that kept him out for two games and backup point guard A.J. Price returned from a right thigh contusion that forced him to sit for one game.
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
Wizards vs. Knicks
at Verizon Center
TV: CSN, 7 p.m. ET
Season series: Tied 1-1.
After Randy Wittman tore into his team for complaining about their playing time during a loss Wednesday, he revisited the issue with the Wizards at Thursday’s practice.