The usual big smile Nene sports after a victory isn't there. The Wizards' ailing power forward exited the locker room, after their sixth win in eight games Saturday, without a word.
With Saturday's 108-101 win vs. the Atlanta Hawks, the Wizards completed their second consecutive week of winning three of their four games in five days.
What a difference Nene makes. The power forward, who sat out the previous game because of soreness in his right Achilles, was a surprise starter Saturday as the Wizards (8-9) picked up where they
Washington can get to .500 for the first time since 2009, but it'll have to come vs. a team that's 8-0 at home and holds the NBA's best record.