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It was a great opportunity for Washington to pickup their first win of the season, but Utah handed the Wizards their eighth loss of the 2012-'13 campaign by a 83-76 count.
The Jazz were playing back to back nights, but used 21 points from center Al Jefferson to hold on for the win. The Wizards continue to play without injured stars John Wall and Nene.
"That's not an excuse," Wizards coach Randy Wittman said. "We've got enough here to win games, and we do -- and we've got to believe that. I've got to help them believe in themselves right now. We're low on confidence right now from an offensive standpoint."
Jordan Crawford led the Wizards with 20 points while Trevor Ariza was the only other in double figures with 16.
Fans seem more interested in a promotion late in the game and were rewarded with free sandwiches from Chick Fil-A.
The Wizards return to action tomorrow night against the Indiana Pacers at the Verizon C...
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Al Jefferson scored 21 points, Gordon Haywood added 15 in his first game as a reserve this season, and the Utah Jazz kept the Washington Wizards winless with an 83-76 victory on Saturday night.
The Jazz committed 19 turnovers but pulled away in the fourth quarter while closing a four-game road trip with a sloppy performance - and got away with it because they were playing the Wizards...
Reserve Gordon Hayward scored 15 points, Al Jefferson had 14 points and 16 rebounds and the Utah Jazz beat the road-weary Houston Rockets 102-91 on Monday night.
Randy Foye hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Jazz, who led by as many as 23 in the first half after opening the second quarter with a 13-0 run. Utah led by 17 at halftime.
The Rockets pulled within nine...
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Jan Vesely. Coach Witman finally listened to the clamoring of fans and changed up the starting lineup, inserting Jordan Crawford for Bradley Beal and Jan Vesely for Trevor Booker. Crawford responded by leading the team in scoring with 20 points and Vesely played...
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz continue to be dominant at home, and the road-weary Houston Rockets can't wait to get back to more familiar surroundings. Backup guard Gordon Hayward scored 15 points, and Utah starters Randy Foye and Al Jefferson each had 14 points Monday night to lead the Jazz to a 102-91 victory over the Rockets at EnergySolutions Arena. The Jazz (6-6) led...
The Washington Wizards had the perfect opportunity for a first victory, facing a struggling and tired Utah Jazz team ready to go home after nearly a week on the road.
Instead, the night ended with another demoralizing loss that turned awkward and surreal in the final minute - when the home crowd started cheering wildly for a chicken sandwich giveaway.
The Jazz pulled away in the...
A new starting five didn't generate a quicker start, but the Utah Jazz still found a way to finish off a .500 trip.
Now, they get a chance to win their 10th straight in Salt Lake City as they face the road-weary Houston Rockets on Monday night.
Disappointed at his team's slow start in Friday's 99-93 loss at Philadelphia, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin inserted Randy Foye...
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Wizards without wins
Two weeks into the season and nearly 10 games in, the Washington Wizards are still without a win. The Wizards had a two-point lead at the half against the Jazz.
That is when Al Jefferson began to take over and turn the tide of the game. Jefferson scored...