Nene had an MRI on his left calf strain Tuesday, after the Wizards left to play a game at the Toronto Raptors, to determine if his leg is OK to do more.
A win on Wednesday and the Wizards close a forgettable start to the calendar year at no worse than .500, but it would require them succeeding on the road against the Toronto Raptors.
About a week ago, Wizards coach Randy Wittman indicated that Nene and Drew Gooden could be close to returning from calf injuries but whether or not that happens before the calendar year ends is an
The black hole left by the departure of Paul Pierce took about 14 games to fill. John Wall, the Wizards' all-everything point guard who has long been their best player, has filled it.
BROOKLYN -- The somewhat surprise appearance of Otto Porter, who had missed the previous three games with a deep left thigh bruise, was brief but needed for the Wizards.