Nene's return to full practice on Monday means - knock on wood
Forgotten in the topsy-turvy end to the Wizards' season is that while they've fallen a spot to the No. 6 seed, they've gone 12-9 without Nene.
About the Wizards rounding into top form in time for the playoffs, Exhibit A is Bradley Beal.
If there's any doubt over whether or not the Wizards should make every effort possible to retain Trevor Ariza when he becomes a free agent -- and they will -- his defense vs.