SALT LAKE CITY — In a playoff-like game that wasn't very pretty for most of the night, the Utah Jazz ultimately came away with a 95-88 victory over the Washington Wizards Friday at Vivint Arena.
The Jazz took the lead with 4:24 left and then hung on for the win.
• Utah made 10 3-pointers compared to five for Washington.
• The Jazz had 20 assists to the Wizards' 12.
• Utah finished with seven blocks. Washington had one.
Records: Utah (47-29); Washington (46-30)
Utah: Gordon Hayward finished with 19 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter. He also had seven rebounds, four assists, two steals and a block.
Washington: Bradley Beal led all scorers with 27 points.
Utah: at San Antonio, Sunday, March 2, 1:30 p.m.
Washington: at Golden State, Sunday, March 2, 6 p.m.