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Center Nene will not be available when the Washington Wizards face the Atlanta Hawks on Friday.
Nene was acquired from the Denver Nuggets on Thursday in a three-way trade involving the Los Angeles Clippers.
The veteran center, who has appeared in only 28 games this season, still must pass a physical.
The 29-year-old Nene, who signed a five-year contract in the offseason, was averaging 13.4 points and 7.4 rebounds for Denver.
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The Washington Wizards have been the laughing stock of the league for the last couple of seasons. Maturity and team ball were two of the biggest problem areas for the team over the course of their struggles. Thursday, the Wizards took a great leap forward by shipping JaVale McGee off to Denver in exchange for Nene. Sure, they had to give up one of their top scorers in Nick Young as well, but it
Every week Wizards Extreme will feature 5 burning questions and their answers pertaining directly to the Washington Wizards and the current state they are in.
However this week, we opted to go with four questions with responses from four of our writers, in honor of Nene's pending physical.
Okay, I lied. We're understaffed.
Nevertheless, this week's segment addresses...
News of NBA deals flew in at a frantic pace at the trade deadline this year… The Los Angeles Clippers have acquired Nick Young from the Washington Wizards as part of a three-team trade. To complete the trade, the Wizards are receiving Nene Hilario from Denver and Brian Cook and a 2nd round pick from [...]
The Washington Wizards, Denver Nuggets and Los Angeles Clippers have completed a three-team trade. The Wizards will acquire Nene, the Nuggets will acquire JaVale McGee and the Clippers will acquire Nick Young in a swap I never saw coming.
It’s apparent that the Nuggets haven’t been happy with Nene’s production after giving him the big deal during the off-season. JaVale McGee...
After just signing Nene to a five-year-$67 million contract extension in December, the Denver Nuggets have agreed to trade him to the Washington Wizards. In a three-team trade that netted the Nuggets big man, JaVale McGee and Ronny Turiaf. The Clippers were the third team and only involved because they were a team guard Nick Young, whose from LA, would forgo his “Bird [...]
John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards won hours after making a multiplayer deal at the NBA trade deadline, 99-89 over the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night.
Roger Mason scored 17 of his season-high 19 points in the second half to help the Wizards snap a three-game skid and win for only the 10th time this season.
Chris Kaman scored 20 points for...
Former Denver Nuggets center, Nene, has been traded to the Washington Wizards in a three team deal with the Nuggets, Wizards and Clippers. The Nuggets, who signed Nene to a 5 year, $67 million contract last December, have sent him away for centers JaVale McGee and Rony Turiaf. The Clippers agreed to send Brian Cook and a second round pick to the Wizards in exchange for shooting guard...
DENVER (AP) - A person with knowledge of the trade says the Nuggets are sending Nene to the Wizards in a three-team deal, with Washington sending JaVale McGee and Ronny Turiaf to Denver and Nick Young to the Los Angeles Clippers.
The person told The Associated Press on Thursday that Washington also picked up forward Brian Cook. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because...
Wizards vs Mavericks, March 16, 2012 - Phillips Arena