Nene easily could be starting again, but based on how well he fits with the second unit there's no immediate need to bench Kris Humphries.
Defenses try to discourage Bradley Beal from shooting, but he's still putting pressure on them to help John Wall's accuracy improve 10% when they start together.
Athleticism has never been a big part of Andre Miller's game, and what he tried to do in the second quarter led to a locker room full of laughs afterwards.

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12/16/2014Paul PierceSore toe
12/8/2014NeneSore right knee
11/25/2014NeneSore foot
10/29/2014Glen Rice Jr.Sore ankle
10/11/2014Bradley BealWrist surgery
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Wizards - Team News
Rasual Butler - G/F
Rasual Butler came off the bench for 23 points, five rebounds, two assists, a steal, a block... He went on a tear like this about two weeks ago, but then dried up and did almost nothing after owners picked him up. We're crediting tonight's performance to the absence of...
Dec 16 9:44PM Read More
John Wall - G
John Wall was dominant again scoring 21 points, matching a career high with 17 assists, and... Wall leads the league with seven 20 & 10 points/assists games and is a legitimate MVP candidate. He's healthy, doing and saying all the right things, and playing like a...
Dec 16 9:40PM Read More
Otto Porter - F
Otto Porter started in place of Paul Pierce (toe) on Tuesday and had 10 points, five rebounds,... Pierce is day-to-day and Porter wasn't exactly a beast tonight, so there's no reason to run out and pick Porter up. However, if Pierce is ever set to miss a lot of time,...
Dec 16 9:37PM Read More
Kris Humphries - F/C
Kris Humphries bounced back from a two-point, four-rebound game on Sunday with six points, 10... Nene is back, but Humps is still starting and should be owned in most leagues as long as that's the case.
Dec 16 9:33PM Read More
Paul Pierce - F
Paul Pierce (sore right toe) will not play Tuesday vs. the Timberwolves, and Otto Porter will... While Porter is starting, this news will likely translate to more shots going to Bradley Beal. Porter has shown flashes, but remains a risky option in daily leagues coming...
Dec 16 6:31PM Read More
Marcin Gortat - C
Marcin Gortat was given a flop warning for his actions against the Jazz on Sunday. VIdeo of the flop can be found below. If Gortat is found guilty again, he'll face a $5,000 fine.
Dec 15 12:29PM Read More
Marcin Gortat - C
Marcin Gortat was very quiet on Sunday, scoring only five points on 2-of-8 shooting with seven... Rudy Gobert started for Utah and his incredible length and athleticism get some credit for Gortat's off night, which was only his sixth single-digit scoring game of the...
Dec 14 8:46PM Read More
Paul Pierce - F
Paul Pierce was held without a rebound on Sunday for the first time all season, though he added... Pierce's versatility is a saving grace for fantasy owners, and he's been a steady top-100 option with averages of 13.1 points, 1.3 triples, 5.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.6...
Dec 14 8:46PM Read More
Kris Humphries - F/C
Kris Humphries scored two points on 1-of-4 shooting vs. the Jazz on Sunday, adding four... He logged 26 minutes and continues to start ahead of Nene (10 points, six boards in 23 minutes). Fantasy owners should stick with him a while longer in case coach Randy...
Dec 14 8:45PM Read More
John Wall - G
John Wall stuffed the stat sheet in Sunday's home win vs. the Jazz, notching 16 points, six... He also turned the ball over five times, but that's par for the course as he averages the fifth-most turnovers of any player in the league at 3.9 per game. He's a top-10...
Dec 14 8:45PM Read More
Bradley Beal - G
Bradley Beal scored a season-high 29 points against the Clippers during a 104-96 win on Friday... He's finally got it going over his last six games, averaging 17.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 3.8 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.5 triples on 45.2 percent from the field and 85.7...
Dec 12 10:46PM Read More
Marcin Gortat - C
Marcin Gortat was a handful for the Clippers during a win on Friday, making 8-of-10 from the... He had a terrific block against Blake Griffin in the low post. Gortat and the Wizards have won seven of their last eight games and the big man has shot at least 55 percent...
Dec 12 10:43PM Read More
Kris Humphries - F/C
Kris Humphries had a nice outing in 27 minutes against the Clippers on Friday with 11 points,... Nene played 23 minutes off the bench, scoring nine points with five rebounds, two assists and two steals. The Wizards were great in the paint and kept the Clippers to just...
Dec 12 10:35PM Read More
Martell Webster - G/F
Martell Webster (back) practiced on Thursday, but was unable to participate in full. Webster has been ramping up his rehab, but didn't participate in a full-court practice on Thursday so we're reading tea leaves as to when he'll return. Webster's eventual...
Dec 11 1:43PM Read More
Nene Hilario - F/C
Nene played through his sore knee on Wednesday and had 12 points, six rebounds and a block off... Kris Humphries started again and could keep the job, but regardless of which player is starting a week from now, given Nene's injury history, a timeshare looks very likely...
Dec 10 9:43PM Read More

12/19Mia4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 CT22:30
12/21vs. Pho3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0018:00 ET5:00 CT21:00
12/23vs. Chi4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CT22:00
12/25NY9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 MST12:00 EST21:00 UAE18:0012:00 ET11:00 CT15:00
12/27vs. Bos4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CT22:00
Full Schedule
12/16vs. MinW 109-95
12/14vs. UtaW 93-84
12/12vs. LACW 104-96
12/10OrlW 91-89
12/8vs. BosW 133-132
12/7BosL 93-101
12/5vs. DenW 119-89
12/3vs. LALW 111-95
12/1vs. MiaW 107-86
11/29vs. NOW 83-80
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Team Stats

Wizards: Stats
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Per Game
John Wall2435.9.448.752.34417.8
Bradley Beal1533.2.441.813.47515.1
Marcin Gortat2430.2.541.774-13.6
Paul Pierce2327.3.441.826.35313.2
Rasual Butler2021.6.542.824.53411.0
Kris Humphries2322.0.440.720.0007.9
Kevin Seraphin2315.3.528.640-6.3
Otto Porter2320.1.451.758.3755.9
Drew Gooden1415.9.437.583.3895.4
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