Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (2) knocks the ball away from Washington Wizards guard Bojan Bogdanovic (44) during the first half at Vivint Smart Home Arena. © Reuters
The Utah Jazz have topped the Washington Wizards 95-88 in a close match in Salt Lake City.
The Jazz were the better side of the game in the first quarter and despite their loss in the second quarter, they finished the first half 42-39.
The visitors leveled at the 3rd quarter 22-all.
The host maintained their dominance in the final quarter and won the match with 7 points.
Gordon Hayward scored 19 points for the Utah Jazz and Bradley Beat scored 27 points for the Wizards.
The Utah Jazz will travel to San Antonio to meet the Spurs. The Wizards will travel to Oakland to meet the Western Conference’s top team, Golden State Warriors on Sunday.
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