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Wizards Look to Committee to Fill Massive Void Left by Nene Injury

Filling the 6-foot-11, 260-pound void left in the lineup by injured Nene will be no small task. It may even take a committee of veterans to do so, but it will be a great test of Washington’s meddle as they make their final playoff push.

02/25/2014

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Nene to Miss Roughly 6 Weeks with MCL Sprain

After initial fears of a season-ending knee injury, Washington Wizards forward Nene only has a sprained MCL, the team has confirmed.

02/24/2014

Nene #42 of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against Jason Thompson #34 of the Sacramento Kings during the game at the Verizon Center on February 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nene Leads Wizards Past Kings, 93-84

Nene scored 18 points and led a strong defensive effort to help the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 93-84 on Sunday night.

02/09/2014

John Wall celebrates during the closing moments of the Wizards' 114-97 win over the Miami Heat at the Verizon Center on Jan. 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards Go Up Big, Hang On Late For Win Over Heat

The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.

01/15/2014

Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards goes for a rebound during the game against the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 13 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall and Nene Lead Wizards Over Bulls, 102-88

John Wall and Nene had 19 points apiece, Trevor Ariza scored 16 and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 102-88 on Monday night.

01/13/2014

Washington Wizards v Cleveland Cavaliers

Beal, Nene Lead Wizards To 98-91 Win Over Cavaliers

Bradley Beal scored 26 points and Nene added 24, leading the Washington Wizards to a 98-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

11/20/2013

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Nene during the game at the Verizon Center on Nov. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Irving’s 41 Lead Cavs to OT Win vs. Wizards

With rumors of dissent swirling, the Cleveland Cavaliers found a surefire remedy — a virtuoso performance by slumping All-Star Kyrie Irving.

11/17/2013

John Wall shoots against Shaun Livingston of the Brooklyn Nets during the preseason opener. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Fall To Nets In OT In Jason Kidd’s Coaching Debut

A 19-point effort from Nene wasn’t enough for the Wizards to beat the Nets as Jason Kidd’s squad delivered him a 111-106 overtime victory in his coaching debut.

10/09/2013

Chicago Bulls v Washington Wizards

Len, Olynyk the Type of Player Beal Hopes Wizards Draft

Now that the sub-thirty win season is in the books for the Wizards, everyone can focus on the future and what the team should do in the draft. For Bradley Beal, who just finished his own rookie campaign, the answer is tall and can shoot threes.

04/18/2013

Nene (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards to Face Bulls in Rio de Janeiro

Nene will play the first true home game of his NBA career next October when the Washington Wizards face the Chicago Bulls in a preseason tilt in Brazil.

03/05/2013

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