Wizards Vs. Nets: Wizards Lead 56-53 At Halftime; Nene Scores 14 Points

The first 24 minutes of Nene's debut as a member of the Washington Wizards have gone well for the big Brazilian, who has scored 14 points as the Wizards lead the New Jersey Nets 56-53 at the half.

Nene scored his 14 points on 6-for-8 field goal shooting and also grabbed five rebounds and blocked a shot by way of further contributions. Jordan Crawford has also scored 14 points for the Wizards on 5-for-10 field goal shooting.

New Jersey has been led in scoring by Deron Williams, who has 17 points and three assists for the Nets on 6-for-13 shooting. No other Nets player is in double figures, with Kris Humphries New Jersey's next leading scorer with nine.

We'll have plenty more on this game throughout the day on SB Nation D.C., so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more on this game and all things related to the Washington Wizards, please head over to Bullets Forever. For a perspective from the other bench, please check out Nets Daily, SB Nation's New Jersey Nets blog. For more on this and every NBA game, please head over to the SB Nation NBA basketball hub page.

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