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Wizards' Nene out 6 weeks for knee

Updated: February 25, 2014, 1:47 AM ET
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WASHINGTON -- Wizards forward Nene will be sidelined for approximately six weeks with a sprained MCL in his left knee, costing the team its most reliable barometer for success while it makes a push for its first playoff berth since 2008.

Nene underwent an MRI on Monday after he was injured in the third quarter of Sunday night's 96-83 win at Cleveland.

A six-week absence would sideline the Brazilian veteran until the final few games of the regular season. The Wizards have ...

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