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Wednesday, March 5th (All times Eastern)

Utah Jazz (21-39) at Washington Wizards (31-29), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Wizards will try to start another long winning streak Wednesday night when they welcome the Utah Jazz to the Verizon Center.

The Wizards hadn't won seven consecutive games since January of 2005, but had a chance to do just that on Monday night. They hosted the Memphis Grizzlies, but fell, 110-104.

John Wall, who was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday, scored a game-high 23 points and handed out nine assists, Bradley Beal scored 21 points and Marcin Gortat added 16 for the Wizards, who had a two-game home winning streak stopped.

Trevor Booker and Trevor Ariza both finished with 15 points and seven rebounds in the loss.

"We knew they were a big offensive team in the paint that wanted to get it to Gasol and those guys, but we basically let everyone get into the paint," said Wall, whose team was outscored in the paint by a wide 62-34 margin.

The Wizards hit the road again, starting Saturday night in Milwaukee and ending Monday in Miami.

The Jazz know all about the road. Wednesday's game marks the fourth of a six- game road trip and the Jazz are winless with setbacks in Cleveland, Indiana and Milwaukee.

Utah's latest loss came Monday night in Milwaukee. The Jazz got hammered, 114-88, by the league's worst team record-wise.

With a seven-point lead, Milwaukee used a 22-6 run to open the third, and its lead swelled to 29 before taking a 95-67 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Jazz never got closer than 26 the rest of the way.

"They put us in a hole and we couldn't get out," Jazz guard Diante Garrett said.

Enes Kanter scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, Gordon Hayward scored 20 and Alec Burks netted 12 for the Jazz, who have lost three in a row after a two-game winning streak.

Utah's four starters besides Hayward - Richard Jefferson, Marvin Williams, Derrick Favors and Trey Burke - combined for just 21 points on 8-for-25 shooting.

The Jazz still have to visit the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers on this sojourn.

The Jazz have won four straight against the Wizards and two of three as the visitor in this series.

03/05 10:19:06 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
7:00pm Tonight
BUF
CAR
 
Final
NYY 5
BAL 0
Final
CLE 0
KAN 2
Final
TOR 14
SEA 4
Final
DET 0
CWS 2
Final
ATL 0
PIT 1
Final
TEX 4
HOU 3
Final
CHC 0
STL 8
Final
MIN 2
ARI 6
7th
OAK 8
ANA 1
 
9th
SDP 1
COL 0
 
9th
LOS 2
SFG 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
BAL
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
KAN
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
NYM
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
SEA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
MIL
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
ATL
PIT
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
TAM
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
HOU
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
STL
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
ARI
 
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
ANA
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
SFG
 
Final
NYI 3
OTT 2
 
6:00pm Monday
NYI
OTT
 
Final
PIT 1
DET 2
Final
NYR 4
NJD 5
Final
PHI 2
TOR 3
 
Final
PHI 5
WAS 4
Final
WIN 2
MIN 1
Final
DAL 4
STL 3
Final
COL 2
ANA 5
Final
ANA 4
COL 0
2nd OT
ARI 5
LOS 4
 
3rd
LOS 3
ARI 2
 
7:00pm Tonight
BUF
CAR
 
7:00pm Tonight
CLB
PIT
 
7:30pm Tonight
MON
BOS
 
7:30pm Tonight
TAM
NAS
 
7:30pm Tonight
TOR
PHI
 
8:30pm Tonight
CHI
DET
 
9:00pm Tonight
VAN
SJS
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
ARI
 
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
VAN
 
Final
NYJ 19
CHI 27