Even with their last three victories, it was premature to say the Wizards were over their late-season lull. Not anymore.
Nene is back with the Wizards after missing the last two games while on personal leave and will be available when they play the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at Verizon Center (CSN, CSNwashington
Just less than two weeks ago, after the Wizards fell to the Chicago Bulls in a pivotal Eastern Conference game at United Center, the tide appeared to have officially turned.
DeJuan Blair is at an all-time low in his sixth NBA season with the Wizards, but he struck a high note in Saturday's 113-97 comeback win vs. the Sacramento Kings.
The Wizards' three-game winning streak is their longest in more than two months, and they're in position to make a run at the No. 3 seed with 16 games left in their season.