|Wizards players visit Rio de Janeiro slum|
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|Friday, 11 October 2013 12:16|
The team is in Brazil for an exhibition game Saturday with the Chicago Bulls. The game is the NBA's first in the country and a crowd of nearly 15,000 is expected.
The Wizards were led on their visit Friday by Nene, a 6-foot-11 Brazilian. They went to the Complexo do Alemao, a shantytown on the city's north side that police took over a few years ago.
The players met with dozens of children at a sports complex and held a clinic. Former Chicago Bulls center Horace Grant also took part.