Wizards look to have Nene Hilario return before playoffs

The Washington Wizards lost in blowout fashion to the Chicago Bulls on Saturday by the score of 96-78. The loss dropped the Wizards to 40-37, second in the Southeast Division. Through the up and down season which has the Wizards in the number six spot in the Eastern Conference, they have played to a record of 12-9 without the services of Nene Hilario, who has been out with...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Nene HIlario could start practicing, targeting April return

The Washing Wizards' Nene Hilario was expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to a sprained left MCL last month. The Wizards' starting power forward is no longer on crutches and has been running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Nene could resume practicing as early as next week with a potential return date of April 9 against the Charlotte Bobcats.By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsAccording...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Red hot Washington Wizards lose Nene for 4-6 weeks

Red hot Washington Wizards lose Nene for 4-6 weeksThe Washington Wizards are rolling right now having won four straight games and as a result moving above the .500 mark for the second time this season. The Wizards were able to win and employ a small lineup with Trevor Ariza at the power-forward in their first game without Nene. The Brazilian big man was given the crushing yet encouraging...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden signs with the Wizards

Great news for Drew Gooden, who hasn’t played in an NBA game since April 6th last year, as he has signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards. The former lottery pick from Kansas is expected to join the Wizards before Thursday’s game against the Toronto Raptors. The Wizards signed him after losing Nene Hilario to a sprained left MCL, who is expected to be miss six weeks...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nene Out With Sprained MCL

Earlier this afternoon, head coach of the Washington Wizards Randy Wittman announced that his starting power forward Nene Hilario will miss approximately the next 4-6 weeks with a sprained MCL. Nene’s set return is near the end of the regular season which is not a good thing to hear for a team who is barely in the playoffs right now .  Washington is currently 28-28 and currently...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Nene Hilario is out for about six weeks with sprained MCL

The Washington Wizards hopes of grabbing a decent playoff seeding took a huge hit when they got back the results from Nene Hilario's MRI. The exam revealed that the injury Nene suffered in his left knee is a sprained medial collateral ligament, as reported by Michael Lee of the Washington Post.Given the timetable for return, Nene may return in time for the last week of the regular...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards to sign Drew Gooden

The Washington Wizards are expected to sign veteran forward Drew Gooden to a 10-day contract on Tuesday. Following the loss of Nene Hilario, the Wizards look to add more depth.According to Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports:"Gooden is expected to sign with the Wizards on Tuesday, though the 11-year NBA veteran would likely not play that night against the Orlando Magic as his first...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Nene Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained Left Knee

It has just been reported that Nene Hilario of the Washington Wizards will be on the sideline for 4-6 weeks with a sprained left knee injury. Nene is an important role player with the Washington Wizards, and the injury might hurt their chances to claim […]The post Nene Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained Left Knee appeared first on The League News.
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Washington Wizards’ Nene Out Six Weeks with Sprained MCL

The Washington Wizards’ will be without big man Nene for six weeks while he rehabs a sprained left MCL. Michael Lee of the Washington Post brought the report via Twitter: Nene’s injury occurred during the Wizards’ 96-83 win in Cleveland on Sunday. It remains to be seen how the injury will affect the Wizards’ playoff push as the NBA season winds down. The Wizards currently...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nene beats Pelicans with last-second dunk

Nene threw down the game-winning dunk off of a pass from John Wall with 0.3 seconds remaining to beat the Pelicans Saturday at the Verizon Center, 94-93. The post Nene Throws Down Game-Winning Dunk To Beat Pelicans (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers lose to Washington Wizards 107-99

[Photo: Evan Vucci/AP] Today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Philadelphia 76ers were looking for a win in the nation’s capital where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech back in 1963. The Philadelphia 76ers loss today to the Washington Wizards 107-99 despite 31 points from rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams. But in general, the Sixers did...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Nene Hilario back in lineup

 The Washington Wizards defeated the Chicago Bulls on Monday night by the score of 102-88.  The win snapped a two-game losing streak and moved the Wizards to 17-19, third in the Southeast Division.  Nene Hilario returned to the starting lineup and had 19 points, five rebounds and five assists.J.Michael,  Wizards' insider for CSN Washington, tweeting the following prior to...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Al Harrington still has timetable for return

The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday by the score of 97-83. The win moved the Wizards to 15-17, third in the Southeast Division.  For the 25th game this season, the Wizards were without forward Al Harrington due to a knee injury.Michael Lee, Wizards  reporter for the Washington Post, tweeted the following on Harrington's status.Al Harrington (knee...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Report 28: Wizards 106 Pistons 99

THE GAME TURNED WHEN… the fourth quarter began and the Wizards scored the first 11 points. Trailing 87-78 after three, the Wizards came out with their backups on the court and that 9-point Pistons lead disappeared fast. Martell Webster drew first blood with a layup off a nice assist from Nene Hilario and then Kevin Seraphin grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed layup by Otto...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Boards-N-Blocks: Booker, Dan-O

It was a mere two weeks ago that we were here, in this very space, talking about the living embodiment of a game of “Q*bert,” Nene Hilario. We knew it was coming. Nene’s gone all screwy on us again, deciding that his foot hurt and that he would need to “step away.” Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do that at work whenever crap went bad? Eh, hey, sorry I messed up that...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Hilario and Wall each score 30 as Wizards beat Lakers

getty images John Wall scoring 30 points is becoming a regular occurrence for the Washington Wizards. Wall reached 30 points for the third consecutive game doing so in a 116-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Wall finished with 31 points in the game. Nene Hilario also reached 30 points in the game, setting a career high. Hilario added two boards, five assists and two...
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball: Big Man Report

BIG MAN REPORT  As we head into week 5 of the fantasy basketball season, your draft probably seems months ago.  Through the first month, players have begun to establish their identity and while there is no surprise that Anthony ‘The Brow’ Davis continues to be the best center in the league, it’s the lesser, more [...]
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook's retaliation against Nene draws... laughs

Nene is a wall and Russell Westbrook is not as strong as the wall. So this happened. [GIFD] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards expect no restrictions for Nene

Washington Wizards center Nene missed extensive time over the past two seasons due to plantar fasciitis and knee injuries. Entering the new campaign, it doesn't appear that his previous ailments will impact the way the Wizards handle him, as head coach Randy Wittman told J. Michael of CSN Washington that he doesn't expect to place any restrictions on Nene Hilario to start...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Buyers Remorse For Wizards With Nene

Two seasons ago, the Washington Wizards made a move for trade for a big man to help the team out both then and in the future. Nene Hilario (now just known as Nene), is making $13M per year for the next three seasons, and the Wizards probably wish that they had saved that money so they could have spent it elsewhere.
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard posterizes Nene

The matchup of the night on Monday was that between John Wall and the Washington Wizards and Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers. It was a tightly contested battle and was won by a Jordan Crawford buzzer beater, but Portland did have this beautiful highlight thanks to Damian Lillard. Watch him put Brazilian beast, Nene, [...]The post Damian Lillard Puts Nene On A Poster...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Remain Winless - Fall 108 - 106 to Bobcats

Yeah...this is a nasty dunk by Taylor.  Enjoy!It wasn’t supposed to happen this quickly. Every once in a while a team comes out of nowhere and forces the league to take notice. The Grizzlies have been perennial doormats of the Western Conference for example, and suddenly they’re the hottest team in the league. The Charlotte Bobcats, another team performing way above expectations...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Hope is on The Horizon for Wizards Fans

Wednesday Wizards Report Photo Courtesy of Joe Glorioso   Hope is “the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best” according to Wikipedia. What we hope for as Wizards fans is to become relevant again and start winning on a consistent basis. We want our management to make sound decisions that help build the foundation of a winning franchise...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Center Of Attention

As I mentioned the past couple weeks, every Wednesday I will release tiers for G/F/C in rotating fashion.  Here’s the original tiers, updated Guard tiers, and last week’s Forward tiers.  Starting next week, I’ll split this into a morning and afternoon post (morning for recap and afternoon for tiers) to better explain the movement taking place.  As always, if you disagree...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Does John Wall have the ability to turn the Wizards season around?

GIF by Truth About It   I remember the feeling the day of the lottery, it was May 18th 2010 and the Washington Wizards won one of the biggest prizes in sports, the #1 pick in the NBA lottery. I sat in my chair with an enormous smile on my face; it was a no-brainer the Wizards were going to get John Wall. The Wizards were going to begin the process of being relevant again. The media...
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November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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