Friday's Practice ReportPosted on January 14, 2013 by FantasticWiz
Jeremy Hyman - WashingtonWizards.com The Wizards returned home after spending the week on the road and were back at Verizon Center for practice on Friday. According to Randy Wittman, Nene took part in a limited portion of the practice and did some work in the half court drills. While there is still no timetable set, he did say this was another step forward. Newly signed Shaun Livingston took part in his first full practice with the team and said he felt good out there, but will need to get himself back into basketball shape after working out the past few weeks in Florida. He talked about what he brings to the table and what he can provide this team in his post-practice media availability session: We also heard from Trevor Booker who talked about the sense of urgency felt for the team to get their first win and how they are working on doing the little things needed to win games. He also talked about having Livingston on the court and finished by talking about the keys to tomorrow night's game vs. Utah: A.J. Price, who rolled his ankle on Wednesday night in Dallas, took part in practice and said that he felt good. He should be ready to go for tomorrow night's game against Utah. The Wizards take on the Jazz on Saturday night at Verizon Center. Remember to use #WizJazz when tweeting about the game!
The Washington Wizards know the bottom line is their 0-7 record, but the disappointment over the winless start to the season has not impacted the team's effort. The dramatic rally from a 22-point second half deficit against the Mavericks on Thursday in Dallas is the latest example of the Wizards