Bradley Beal hit what appeared to be the tying three-point shot with 2:12 left in the fourth quarter to complete a nine-point comeback, but he stepped on the sideline so the basket was erased.
Nene will be a game-time decision for the Wizards when they play at the Orlando Magic, where they won their first game of the season.
It's too early to declare any of the Wizards' problems on defense have been solved, but they've taken a step in the right direction.
Just as the Wizards were losing grip on a game they controlled from the tip, the bench of Otto Porter, Kris Humphries and Rasual Butler came through to get them past the Orlando Magic for the seco
The Wizards are eight games into the season and probably nine by the time you read this. Washington hosts Orlando at 7 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet, as you know.