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Nene sat out practice Sunday a day after after playing 29 minutes in a double-overtime loss to the Bobcats, but he's expected to suit up Monday against the Spurs.

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Bucket o' ice links:

  • Nene sat out practice Sunday, but expects to go tonight versus the Spurs. [Wizards Insider | CSN Washington]
  • Here's one plea to not play Nene as much as he did against the Bobcats. [Wiz of Awes]
  • Previews of tonight's contest at Verizon Center. [WashingtonWizards.com | Pounding The Rock | AP | Air Alamo]
  • Bad news is the Spurs won their third straight game Sunday. The good news is it that in came in a double-overtime game against the Raptors, who aren't much better than the Wizards. [ESPN]
  • The Wizards pulled off the impossible two years ago when they traded Gilbert Arenas to the Magic, but they still haven't emerged from the shadow of Agent Zero's contract thanks to the Okariza trade. [Washington Post]
  • It'd be an understatement to say that Jan Vesely has shown little improvement in his second NBA season. [Washington Examiner]
  • Chris Singleton, on the other hand, has taken advantage of increased playing time in the last three games. [Wizards Insider]
  • Don't fret too much over Bradley Beal's slow start. He's got plenty of room and time to improve. [Truth About It]
  • Ted is still harping on the little things, and seems flabbergasted that his point guards were unable to record a single assist against the Bobcats. [Ted's Take]
  • What did the stats from Wiz-Bobcats reveal? And guess which player now owns the highest win-share per 48 minutes in the league despite playing for a winless team. [CSN Washington]
  • More on the Bobcats loss. [Wizards Extreme]
  • Eleven losses and zero wins into the season, at least the Wizards haven't thrown in the towel. [Washington Times]
  • Deron Snyder has given up on them, though. [Washington Wizards]
  • Randy Wittman has told his players that winning ain't easy. They've proven that every game so far. [CSN Washington]
  • A longtime fan burns his Wizards/Bullets gear, and discovers the Nets. Meanwhile, another maintains faith. [Truth About It]
  • More people are starting to take notice of just how atrocious the Wiz have been. [USA Today | Sir Charles In Charge | King James Gospel]
  • This just in: A lot of people want Ernie Grunfeld fired. [Blog So Hard Sports]
  • Kevin McHale's daughter, Alexandra, died Saturday at the age of 23. Horrible story. [Ball Don't Lie | AP]
  • NBA Sunday roundups. [SB Nation]
  • Anthony Davis might be out two more weeks with an ankle injury. [SB Nation | Times-Picayune | The Point Forward]
  • Good gracious, Blake Griffin. [The Point Forward]