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Beal's 43, Westbrook's triple-double lead Wizards over Jazz

Jazz Wizards Basketball
Posted at 5:26 AM, Mar 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-19 07:27:00-04

WASHINGTON — Bradley Beal scored 43 points, Russell Westbrook had 35 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists in his 13th triple-double of the season and the Washington Wizards beat the Utah Jazz 131-122.

Washington broke a five-game losing streak overall and a nine-game skid against Utah.

Donovan Mitchell equaled a season high with 42 points for the Jazz, who at 29-11 still have the NBA’s best record but have lost four of six in March.

Joe Ingles added a career-high 34 points, including eight 3-pointers.

It was Beal’s fifth 40-point game of the season.

Westbrook’s 15 rebounds equaled a season high.