The Utah Jazz kept John Wall in check for 24 minutes Wednesday night. That wasn’t quite enough.
For a while, the Washington Wizards seemed determined to make the game live down to its billing. That turnover-filled first half? It looked more like a bad practice.
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Trevor Ariza scored 26 points, Bradley Beal added 22, and the Washington Wizards took an early lead and never lost it Wednesday night, shooting 54 percent in a 104-91 win over the Utah Jazz.
Enes Kanter made 11 of 13 shots and the Jazz overcame a 13-point deficit to take control in the fourth quarter and keep the Wizards from moving above the .500 mark for the first time in more than four years.
The road-weary Washington Wizards wanted to get home after traveling cross-country and playing four games in six days. They still had one more to go, though, and for the first 40 minutes Wednesday night they looked uninspired against a Utah Jazz squad that had won seven of its previous nine.
For the second year in a row, the Wizards start a franchise worst 0-8 as they fall 83-76 at home to the Utah Jazz.
The Washington Wizards (0-7) held practice today as they prepare for the Utah Jazz (4-5) tomorrow and a chance to tie the worst start in franchise history tomorrow, which they accomplished a year ago.