When you reach your thirties, whatever amount of athleticism you once had begins to dwindle. You can’t jump as high, you can’t run as fast, every bit of activity just takes a little bit more effort than it used to. Well, except if you’re an NBA player.
Nenê is 32 years old, and while he’s looked his age at times in the regular season, he doesn’t look a day over 21 here as he dunks all over Al Horford. Nenê’s play in Game 3 was crucial to the Wizards’ victory, and he’ll need to continue to perform like a player several years younger if the Wizards are going to complete their upset of the Atlanta Hawks.