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Enes Kanter scores 24, Jazz squeak by Wizards

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The Utah Jazz snuck past the Washington Wizards, 104-101. Utah (15-29) picked up the win after falling to Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday.

Enes Kanter came off the bench and scored 24 points on 11-13 shooting, in an efficient offensive performance. Other key performers for Utah were Gordon Hayward with 16 points and 6 rebounds, Trey Burke with 12 points and 8 assists, and Derrick Favors with 11 points and 14 rebounds. On 8-14 shooting, including 6-10 from behind the arc, Trevor Ariza put up 23 points for Washington in the loss. Marcin Gortat added 14 points and 11 rebounds, Bradley Beal finished with 14 points and 8 assists, and John Wall put up 13 points and 6 rebounds.

Washington (21-22) could not get back-to-back victories after defeating Phoenix on Friday.

Coming up next, the Jazz battle the Sacramento Kings, who are 15-27 on the year. The Wizards go up against the Golden State Warriors, currently 26-18 this season. The Jazz have a 1-1 record against Sacramento this season. The Wizards are 0-1 versus Golden State this season.

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