The veteran wouldn't thinking about missing tonight's game vs. the Bulls, but he wants to make sure he's healthy for the playoffs.
Washington is 20-1 when holding opponents to under 100 points this season.
Trevor Ariza goes for a playoff career-high 30 points and the Wizards win 98-89 to take a 3-1 series lead on the Bulls.
Wizards begin game on 14-0 and shoot 50 percent from field to build 55-40 halftime lead on Chicago.
Wizards will be without Nene on Sunday as they look to take 3-1 series lead on Bulls.
The Wizards have the edge in several categories of their head-to-head matchups with the Chicago Bulls. Will they lead to a series victory?
The second-youngest player in the NBA postseason field has looked to his veteran teammates for advice.
Marcin Gortat and Nene will look to match the physical play of Chicago's leader in Joakim Noah.