Tuesday's loss to the Bulls should give the Wizards an idea of exactly where they must improve if they hope to contend in the Eastern Conference.
Derrick Rose gets the best of John Wall as the Wizards fall to the Bulls.
John Wall scored 10 of 12 points to give the Wizards the lead late in the fourth quarter, but Derrick Rose answered by scoring eight of 10 as the Bulls prevailed.
John Wall's late flurry to help the Wizards regain the lead wasn't enough to hold off the Bulls, who are a better team than the one that was eliminated in last season's playoffs.
Nene was in the same position last season, coming off the bench because of a foot injury but a needed spark vs. the Bulls (CSN+, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 7 p.m. ET).