Now that Marcin Gortat can run more pick-and-rolls with Nene out of the lineup, the 6-11 center is in his comfort zone.
Earlier in the season, this is the kind of the game the Wizards would let their guard down and lose. That doesn't appear to be the case anymore.
This could be the one for the Wizards to get over the hump. They're playing their second of four road games, albeit the second of a back-to-back, against a losing team.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward will miss his second straight game Wednesday night against the New Orleans Hornets with a sprained right shoulder.