Washington Wizards center Nene, from Brazil, drives with ball against Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Washington Wizards center Nene, from Brazil, drives with ball against Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)