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insidehoops 10-12-2012 06:12 PM

Even when hurt, Nene seems like a leader
 
Nene grabbed a comfortable seat for the final minutes of Wizards practice. He slipped off his left sock and shoe, placed his left foot on a bag of ice, and buried his head in his hand.
The timetable for Nene’s return is remains mystery, but he listened intently as Coach Randy Wittman went over a series of drills to get the Wizards to get out on the break and quickly into the offense.
Kevin Seraphin walked behind Nene to grab some Gatorade and tried to say something, but Nene stopped him with his index finger, then pointed toward Wittman. Seraphin then leaned down and listened to Wittman as well. Nene doesn’t want to be too far behind whenever he is able to practice again, and he even asked questions during the exercise.
“We added things we didn’t have when he was with us,” Wittman said. “I want them to stay engaged and have an understanding when he gets out on the floor.”

-- Washington Post Blog

SourPatchKids 10-13-2012 12:18 AM

Re: Even when hurt, Nene seems like a leader
 
:applause:

insidehoops 10-19-2012 03:20 PM

Re: Even when hurt, Nene seems like a leader
 
The Wizards have targeted having Nene return from his left foot injury by the season opener and the 6-foot-10 Brazilian big man is moving closer to making that a possibility.
While the Wizards left Brooklyn to travel to Toronto for their game against the Raptors on Wednesday, Nene flew to Baltimore to have his plantar fasciitis checked out by a physician and to get fitted for orthotics.


-- Washington Post


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