The hope of starting two post players in Nene and Marcin Gortat improving the Wizards' chances at rebounding and defending, two major weaknesses all season, didn't completely work.
John Wall wasted no time getting down the court and finishing the fast break himself.
Marcin Gortat throws down the one-handed slam on the Nuggets.
For the third consecutive season, John Wall will be an All-Star, the league announced Thursday as he joins seven reserves voted on by coaches.
Matchup: Washington Wizards (20-23) vs. Denver Nuggets (17-29)
When: Monday, 7:00 p.m. (TV: CSN, CSNMidatlantic.com via NBC Sports Live Extra)