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Nene
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Team: WashingtonHeight: 6-11 Born: 9/13/1982
Position: F-CWeight: 267 Birthplace: Sao Carlos, Brazil
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 7th pick by Knicks (2002)


Latest News
Apr. 26 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST23:28 UAE21:2815:28 ET2:28 PM CT18:28 - Nene has been suspended by the NBA for Game 4 of the team's first-round series against the Chicago Bulls for head-butting and grabbing Jimmy Butler around the neck with both hands and attempting to throw him down.
Analysis: Nene received two technical fouls and was ejected from the game for the incident, which occurred with 8:28 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Wizards' 100-97 loss to the Bulls on Friday night. Nene will serve his suspension when the Wizards host Chicago in Game 4 on Sunday. The Wizards lead the series 2-1.
Apr. 25 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST5:21 UAE (+1)03:2121:21 ET8:21 PM CT0:21 - Nene has been ejected in the fourth quarter of the Washington Wizards' playoff game against the Chicago Bulls on Friday after scuffling with Jimmy Butler.
Analysis: Nene drew two technical fouls and left Friday night's Game 3 with 8:28 remaining in regulation. After he scored a basket, Nene turned to run down court, and he and Butler made contact. Butler put a hand on Nene's side, and Nene swatted it away. They then stood face-to-face, their foreheads touching. Nene grabbed Butler with both hands around the back of the neck and head, before they were separated.
Apr. 11 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)05:2223:22 ET10:22 PM CT2:22 - Nene scored 17 points on Friday night in just his second game back after missing more than a month of action because of a sprained knee.
Analysis: The Washington big man has scored in double-figures in both games since returning and should be ready to go when the playoffs tip off next week.
Apr. 8 12:45 PM PT1:45 PM MT2:45 PM CT3:45 PM ET19:45 GMT3:45 12:45 PM MST2:45 PM EST23:45 UAE21:4515:45 ET2:45 PM CT18:45 - Nene plans to ease himself back when he returns Wednesday from a knee injury. He expects to see limited minutes when Washington hosts the Charlotte Bobcats in a pivotal game in Eastern Conference playoff seeding.
Analysis: Nene returned to practice this week for the first time spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Feb. 23. Nene said Tuesday his whole body is sore and he needs to get back to his "old condition." He has five games to return to full basketball shape in time for the playoffs.
Apr. 7 10:41 AM PT11:41 AM MT12:41 PM CT1:41 PM ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST21:41 UAE19:4113:41 ET12:41 PM CT16:41 - Nene has returned to practice after being sidelined six weeks with a sprained knee.
Analysis: Nene practiced Monday for the first time since he was injured Feb. 23 in a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Coach Randy Wittman said Nene did ''almost'' everything the Brazilian would do in a regular practice. The coach said he would wait to see how things go on Tuesday before deciding whether Nene plays Wednesday against the Charlotte Bobcats, a pivotal game for playoff seeding in the Eastern Conference.
Feb. 23 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET4:30 GMT12:30 9:30 PM MST11:30 PM EST8:30 UAE05:3023:30 ET10:30 PM CT3:30 - Wizards forward Nene has a sprained MCL in his left knee and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.
Analysis: Nene was injured in the third quarter of Sunday night's win at Cleveland. The Wizards said Monday that an MRI revealed the extent of the injury. The loss of Nene is a severe blow to Washington's hopes of making the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
Feb. 22 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET4:24 GMT12:24 9:24 PM MST11:24 PM EST8:24 UAE05:2423:24 ET10:24 PM CT3:24 - Nene matched a career high with 30 points on 13-of-19 shooting in Saturday's victory over New Orleans.
Analysis: It was a rare offensive explosion for Nene, who was coming off a 10-point, 3-for-9 shooting performance three days earlier.
Dec. 10 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST9:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Brook Lopez and Nene are both playing, giving the Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards their full complement of big men
Analysis: Nene has missed the last four games with right foot tendinitis. Washington coach Randy Wittman didn't say if he would start or how much he would play.
Nov. 29 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CT2:13 - Nene returned Saturday with 13 points and 12 boards.
Analysis: Nene sat out Friday due to a sore right Achilles tendon.
Nov. 26 8:03 PM PT9:03 PM MT10:03 PM CT11:03 PM ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST8:03 UAE05:0323:03 ET10:03 PM CT2:03 - Nene scored a career-best 30 points in Tuesday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Nene is averaging 19.3 points over his last six games while hitting 53.3 percent of his shots.
Nov. 2 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:271:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Nene returned to action and had 10 points in Wednesday's 116-102 win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Nene had been dealing with a sore calf.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
02-03 Den 80 28.2 10.5 6.1 1.9 1.6 0.8 2.3 .519 .000 .578
03-04 Den 77 32.5 11.8 6.5 2.2 1.5 0.5 2.4 .530 .000 .682
04-05 Den 55 23.9 9.6 5.9 1.5 0.9 0.9 1.7 .503 .000 .660
05-06 Den 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 .000 - -
06-07 Den 64 26.8 12.2 7.0 1.2 1.0 0.9 2.0 .570 .000 .689
07-08 Den 16 16.6 5.3 5.4 0.9 0.6 0.9 1.3 .408 .000 .551
08-09 Den 77 32.6 14.6 7.8 1.4 1.2 1.3 1.9 .604 .200 .723
09-10 Den 82 33.6 13.8 7.6 2.5 1.4 1.0 1.5 .587 .000 .704
10-11 Den 75 30.5 14.5 7.6 2.0 1.1 1.0 1.8 .615 .200 .711
11-12 Den 28 29.5 13.4 7.4 2.2 1.3 0.9 2.8 .509 .000 .677
11-12 Was 11 25.8 14.5 7.5 1.7 0.5 1.2 1.7 .607 .000 .657
11-12 Total 39 28.5 13.7 7.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 2.5 .537 .000 .673
12-13 Was 61 27.2 12.6 6.7 2.9 0.9 0.6 2.3 .480 .000 .729
13-14 Was 53 29.4 14.2 5.5 2.9 1.2 0.9 2.2 .503 .200 .583
Career 680 29.3 12.6 6.8 2.0 1.2 0.9 2.0 .547 .097 .674

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
02-03 Den  80 2258 321 619 0 3 197 341 208 491 149 127 65 181 839
03-04 Den  77 2504 334 630 0 2 240 352 154 503 168 116 41 183 908
04-05 Den  55 1317 194 386 0 2 140 212 104 325 84 50 48 94 528
05-06 Den  1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
06-07 Den  64 1715 294 516 0 1 195 283 150 449 77 62 59 127 783
07-08 Den  16 266 29 71 0 1 27 49 30 87 15 9 14 21 85
08-09 Den  77 2510 428 709 1 5 266 368 183 598 108 95 101 147 1123
09-10 Den  82 2755 421 717 0 2 293 416 166 627 203 115 82 125 1135
10-11 Den  75 2291 402 654 1 5 286 402 145 571 149 84 73 134 1091
11-12 Den  28 826 143 281 0 2 90 133 43 208 61 36 25 77 376
11-12 Was  11 284 68 112 0 2 23 35 20 83 19 6 13 19 159
11-12 Total  39 1110 211 393 0 4 113 168 63 291 80 42 38 96 535
12-13 Was  61 1659 285 594 0 1 196 269 101 407 177 55 37 139 766
13-14 Was  53 1560 299 594 1 5 155 266 65 294 153 64 47 117 754
Career 680 19948 3218 5884 3 31 2108 3126 1369 4643 1363 819 605 1366 8547

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
03-04 Den 5 26.4 7.8 5.0 3.0 1.0 0.6 1.8 .444 - .538
04-05 Den 5 20.2 6.6 5.0 0.4 0.4 0.4 1.0 .429 - .652
06-07 Den 5 35.8 15.2 7.8 2.4 0.6 0.6 2.6 .585 - .778
07-08 Den 3 10.0 4.3 2.3 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.7 .556 - 1.000
08-09 Den 16 32.8 11.5 7.5 2.6 1.3 0.6 1.9 .548 - .657
09-10 Den 5 33.8 11.4 5.8 2.2 1.2 0.2 0.8 .621 - .583
10-11 Den 5 32.4 14.2 9.0 1.6 1.0 0.8 1.6 .478 - .563
13-14 Was 10 32.5 13.7 5.3 2.6 0.9 1.1 1.7 .464 - .346
Career 54 30.1 11.3 6.4 2.2 1.0 0.6 1.6 .511 - .599

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
03-04 Den  5 132 16 36 0 0 7 13 12 25 15 5 3 9 39
04-05 Den  5 101 9 21 0 0 15 23 9 25 2 2 2 5 33
06-07 Den  5 179 31 53 0 0 14 18 22 39 12 3 3 13 76
07-08 Den  3 30 5 9 0 0 3 3 3 7 1 2 1 2 13
08-09 Den  16 525 69 126 0 0 46 70 37 120 42 20 10 31 184
09-10 Den  5 169 18 29 0 0 21 36 8 29 11 6 1 4 57
10-11 Den  5 162 22 46 0 0 27 48 14 45 8 5 4 8 71
13-14 Was  10 325 64 138 0 0 9 26 8 53 26 9 11 17 137
Career 54 1623 234 458 0 0 142 237 113 343 117 52 35 89 610

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