Since Nene has returned from a recurring soft-tissue injury to his right foot, he has been on a minutes restriction as a reserve.
The chemistry between John Wall and Bradley Beal is at an all-time high as the Wizards won their fifth game in a row and on the cusp of making some franchise history.
Defense isn't a strength of tonight's opponent, the Minnesota Timberwolves, but John Wall expects teams to continue to give him the mid-range jump shot when the Wizards try to extend their winning
Paul Pierce has yet to miss any time this season because of an injured right big toe, but the forward is favoring that foot heavily and hasn't been able to do much on it.
In leading the Wizards to a four-game winning streak, the longest active in the Eastern Conference, John Wall has been named NBA Player of the Week, the league announced.