Rasual Butler and Otto Porter Jr. combined for 33 points in Pierce's place.
Nene is expected to return after missing five games with right plantar fasciitis.
John Wall explains why he isn't an "in-game-dunker" and how JaVale McGee got robbed in 2011.
Playing his first game in Washington since being traded to Denver, JaVale McGee had no interest in reflecting on his time as a Wizard.
Wizards will try to bounce back from two-game losing skid against JaVale McGee and Denver.
Former Wizard JaVale McGee has maintained his reputation as a walking highlight real in Denver but he also flusters his new team with an inability to balance those gifts with consistency.