The Washington Wizards had a strong shooting performance in this game, finishing 44-81 (54.3%), to take down the Utah Jazz, 104-91. Washington (32-29) has now won seven of their last 10 games.
Trevor Ariza had another strong performance, scoring 26 points on 9-14 shooting, including 4-6 on 3-point attempts. Washington also got solid performances from Bradley Beal with 22 points and 5 rebounds, Marcin Gortat with 16 points and 9 rebounds, and John Wall with 14 points and 10 assists. Despite the loss, Alec Burks put up 19 points off the bench for Utah on 6-11 shooting (2-3 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-10 from the free throw line. Enes Kanter contributed 11 points and 8 rebounds.
Utah (21-40) has now dropped their last four consecutive games.
Coming up next, the Wizards square off against the Milwaukee Bucks, who are 12-48 on the year. The Jazz match up with the New York Knicks, currently 22-40 this season. The Wizards are 1-1 versus Milwaukee this season.