No team in the NBA this season has had a longer win streak than the Jazz. But they're not the only red-hot West team heading into Week 6.
The Wizards and Russell Westbrook, back from their respective extended layoffs, fell to the Spurs on Sunday night.
— Patty Mills scored 21 points, Lonnie Walker IV added 16 and the San Antonio Spurs used their depth to beat Washington 121-101 on Sunday night in the Wizards' first game in two weeks.
Wizards guard Russell Westbrook started Sunday's game against the Spurs after being out with a quadriceps injury.
The short-handed Wizards signed free-agent centers Alex Len and Jordan Bell on Saturday, trying to fill out a roster decimated by COVID-19 and injuries.
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The NBA said on Wednesday night that Friday's game between the Wizards and Bucks has been postponed because of the league's health and safety protocols.
With only eight players available, the Wizards' Bradley Beal said the team is "fighting the league" on playing Friday's game against the Bucks.
The Wizards have been cleared to resume practicing. The team hasn't played since Jan. 11 because of a coronavirus outbreak within the team.
Despite reeling with six remaining healthy players, the Wizards are hopeful they can resume practicing as soon as Wednesday -- nine days after the franchise's last game amid a coronavirus outbreak within the team, sources told ESPN.
Amber Nichols is the NBA G League's second female general manager after the Washington Wizards promoted her to that job with the Capital City Go-Go on Friday.
Six Wizards players tested positive for COVID-19 and three more are in the NBA's health and safety protocols.
The Suns have had their game Wednesday against Atlanta postponed due to contact tracing with Phoenix players. Friday games between the Wizards and Detroit Pistons and Warriors and Suns also have been postponed.
The Wizards are dealing with multiple players in COVID-19 contact tracing, a source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, causing Wednesday's game against the Jazz to be postponed.
— Bradley Beal scored 34 points and the Washington Wizards snapped their three-game losing streak and won at home for the first time this season, beating the Phoenix Suns 128-107 over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
Wizards guard Russell Westbrook is expected to miss his team's next week of games with a left quadriceps injury.
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Wizards center Thomas Bryant has a partially torn ACL in his left knee, with a source telling ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that Bryant will miss the rest of the season.