Nene scored 12 points (on 6-of-8 shooting) in his return to the starting lineup, but only managed to add two rebounds, one assists, one steal, and one turnover over 24 minutes of action.
Nene will start against the Knicks on Christmas Day.
Nene hit 8-of-10 shots for 20 points, six rebounds, two assists and one steal in 26 minutes on Friday against the Heat.
Nene played through his sore knee on Wednesday and had 12 points, six rebounds and a block off the bench in 21 minutes.
Nene (foot, knee) is available to play against the Magic on Wednesday.
Nene (knee, plantar fasciitis) expects to play on Wednesday, though he's officially listed as questionable.
Nene (knee) will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against the Magic.
Nene (knee) will not play against the Celtics on Monday.
Coach Randy Wittman said Nene needs to get into shape.
Nene played just 16 minutes against the Celtics on Sunday with five points, six boards and one block.
Nene will continue to come off of the bench and play limited minutes in an effort to avoid re-aggravating his plantar fasciitis.
Nene played 18 minutes off the bench on Friday against the Nuggets with eight points, eight rebounds, two steals and one block.
Nene (foot) will play on Friday against the Nuggets and come off the bench.
Nene (foot) was a full participant during shootaround, but remains a game-time decision for Friday's game vs. the Nuggets.