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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.

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