Nene has been slumping in the Wizards' second-round series vs. Indiana, averaging 10.2 points on 35.9 percent shooting, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in 30 minutes per game.
Nene suffered a sprained ankle in the first quarter of Wednesday's loss and returned in the second quarter, finishing with 14 points, five boards, two assists and one block in 36 minutes.
Nene went to the locker room in the first quarter of Wednesday's game vs. the Pacers due to a left ankle sprain and is expected to return.
Nene returned from his suspension on Tuesday, scoring 20 points on 10-of-17 shooting with seven rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block in 39 minutes.
Nene will return from his one-game suspension for Tuesday's Game 5.
Nene has officially been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 for grabbing Jimmy Butler's neck, head-butting him and attempting to throw him down.
Nene was ejected in the fourth quarter of Friday's game for an altercation with Jimmy Butler.
Nene had 17 points, seven rebounds, a steal and a block before fouling out in overtime of Tuesday's Game 2 win over the Bulls in Chicago, giving the Wiz a 2-0 lead.
Nene (knee) said he is feeling "sore" on Tuesday after playing 35 minutes in Game 1 against the Bulls.
Nene started on Sunday for the first time since spraining his MCL in late February, finishing the Wizards' Game 1 victory with 24 points on 11-of-17 shooting, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block.
Nene is listed as a starter against the Bulls for Game 1 on Sunday.
Nene was spotted in a blue practice jersey on Saturday, which suggests that he was practicing with the first unit and could start on Sunday vs. Chicago.
Nene will play on Wednesday but he has "insisted" that the Wizards keep him under 20 minutes.
Nene returned from a one-game absence on Monday vs. the Heat with 18 points, four boards, two assists, one steal and one block in 24 minutes.