Before Wizards coach Randy Wittman knew he'd be without Nene, he had this to say about his team's uneven play at Verizon Center before playing the Orlando Magic here Tuesday: "We have to stop it.
In his first game with the Wizards, and since Dec. 30, Andre Miller made a statement and showed a glimpse of where this team could be headed when he finally gets into top form.
Randy Wittman was not happy with his team after the first half against New Orleans Friday night. The second half? Well, that was much better.
It would have been easy to revel in the glory of the moment and accept the praise, but Nene had to give credit where credit was due.
John Wall found Nene for a game-winning dunk with under one second to play, lifting Washington over New Orleans on Saturday. Watch it here.