After a road game and two days of practice, the Wizards have an unusual break during the Christmas holiday.
Kevin Seraphin didn't practice Monday because of a recurring issue with swelling his right knee, and going forward into the holiday break and Friday's game at the Minnesota Timberwolves there stil
Marcin Gortat may have made the same mistake twice, but not three times when it comes to make predictions for the Wizards.
The plan all along has been to limit the minutes played by Nene, who has been bothered by a sore right foot and Achilles, until he's able to return to the starting lineup.
What had been a weakness with the Wizards -- the bench -- has now become a strength.