Washington Wizards

Position
F
 
Jersey
42
Name  Nene
Born  9/13/1982
Height  6-11
Weight  250
College  None
4/14/2014 2:26:00 PM
Description: Wizards power forward Nene (knee) is probable for Monday's game against Miami.
Insight: Nene played two games then sat out Saturday's contest. He may have tweaked his knee in Friday's game and sat as a precaution.
 
4/9/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Wizards power forward Nene (knee) will return Wednesday, the team announced.
Insight: Nene missed the last 21 games with a sprained MCL. He'll play limited minutes at first but his return will eliminate whatever fantasy value Trevor Booker and Drew Gooden had.
 
4/5/2014 1:23:00 PM
Description: Wizards power forward Nene, diagnosed with a sprained MCL, could return on Wednesday, according to a csnwashington report.
Insight: The injury was supposed to keep Nene (14.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.0 apg) out for 4-to-6 weeks so this is in line with his original timeframe. His playing time could be limited until the postseason.
 
3/24/2014 4:17:00 PM
Description: Wizards power forward Nene, diagnosed with a sprained MCL, could be ready by the first week in April, according to a Yahoo report.
Insight: The injury was scheduled to keep Nene (14.2 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 3.0 apg) out 4-to-6 weeks so this is in line with the original timeframe.
 
2/24/2014 6:13:00 PM
Description: Wizards power forward Nene has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL in his left knee. SOURCE: Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo Sports
Insight: The injury will keep him out 4-to-6 weeks. Dropping Nene is understandable if you can't spare a roster spot. Backup Kevin Seraphin (5.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg) could be worth a look in deeper formats.
 
2/24/2014 12:11:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene is headed for an MRI on his injured knee with what the team fears may be a torn ligament, according to a Washington Post report.
Insight: Nene left Sunday's game in the third quarter. We wouldn't count on him playing Tuesday versus the Magic. Kevin Seraphin or Trevor Booker could inherit serious minutes in Nene's injury is long-term.
 
2/23/2014 10:11:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene is headed for an MRI on his injured knee. SOURCE: Wizards on Twitter
Insight: Nene left Sunday's game with a sprained knee. We wouldn't count on him playing Tuesday versus the Magic. Kevin Seraphin (5.5 ppg) could be a candidate to start in his place.
 
2/23/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Wizards PF/C Nene injured his knee Sunday against Cleveland.
Insight: Nene's return is questionable. He had eight points, four rebounds and four assists before exiting. Kevin Seraphin has been filling in at power forward.
 
Hot2/22/2014 10:04:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene scored 30 points with seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks in 33 minutes Saturday against the Pelicans.
Insight: His game-winning dunk with 0.9 seconds left gave him the career-high-tying point total. Nene has had a very good month, averaging 16.8 points, 5.5 boards, 1.9 steals and 0.8 blocks per game.
 
1/15/2014 9:24:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene has averaged 19 points, 7.0 assists, 4.5 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 2.0 steals in two games since returning to the starting lineup.
Insight: He had 19 points, nine assists, four rebounds, three blocks and two steals over 34 minutes Wednesday in a win over the Heat. Nene, whose career average for assists is 1.9, is averaging a career-high 3.1 dimes per game this season.
 
1/3/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene had 15 points, four rebounds and one block in 20 minutes of action Friday against Toronto.
Insight: Nene has played just 23 minutes per game in seven games since returning from Achilles tendinitis while coming off the bench in all seven. Trevor Booker has held onto the starting job for 11 games and averaged 9.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per game in that span.
 
12/18/2013 6:30:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene (foot) will only play spot minutes Wednesday against the Nets, coach Randy Wittman said. SOURCE: Tim Bontemps, New York Post.
Insight: Nene has missed four straight games due to a Achilles tendinitis, allowing Trevor Booker to get more playing time. Booker will probably play more than Nene on Wednesday.
 
12/18/2013 10:26:00 AM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene is slated to return Wednesday against Brooklyn. SOURCE: Comcast Sportsnet Washington
Insight: He's missed the past few games with a foot injury. Nene's 14.8 ppg scoring average is a career-high.
 
12/16/2013 7:31:00 PM
Description: Wizards PF/C Nene won't be available Monday against the Knicks. SOURCE: Michael Lee, Washington Post
Insight: Nene's foot is still bothering him. Trevor Booker will draw another start at the four.
 
12/16/2013 12:08:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene is questionable for Monday's game against New York due to right foot tendinitis.
Insight: Nene continues to deal with the injury and has missed three straight games. Trevor Booker is averaging 16 ppg and 11 rpg over the past three contests with Nene sidelined. That's a quality replacement.
 
12/14/2013 5:56:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene will miss Saturday's game, according to J. Michael of csnwashington.com.
Insight: Nene continues to deal with Achilles tendinitis. Trevor Booker has put up 18 ppg and 13 rpg over the last two games and likely will start again Saturday.
 
12/13/2013 7:12:00 PM
Description: Washington PF/C Nene won't be in action Friday against Atlanta. SOURCE: Wizards on Twitter
Insight: Nene continues to deal with Achilles tendinitis. Friday will mark the veteran's second absence in a row. Expect Trevor Booker (4.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg) to start in his place.
 
12/11/2013 3:04:00 PM
Description: Wizards PF/C Nene (foot) did not practice Wednesday, according to Michael Lee of the Washington Post.
Insight: Nene is dealing with Achilles tendinitis and likely won't play Friday. Trevor Booker will continue to fill in, with Chris Singleton backing up.
 
12/9/2013 6:24:00 PM
Description: Wizards PF/C Nene (foot) will miss Monday's game, according to J. Michael of csnwashington.com.
Insight: Nene missed a game at the end of November with Achilles tendinitis, and he aggravated the injury Friday night. He admitted Saturday that he's "suffering" with multiple injuries. Trevor Booker will see more playing time with Nene out.
 
12/9/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: Wizards PF/C Nene (foot) is doubtful for Monday's game against Denver with right foot tendinitis.
Insight: Nene missed time last week due to Achilles tendinitis, and he aggravated the injury Friday night. He didn't sound optimistic about playing Monday. Trevor Booker will get more playing time with Nene out.
 

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