Gordon Hayward came off the bench to pump in 15 points for Utah, which snapped a two-game skid.
Mo Williams helped out with 12 points and six assists for the Jazz.
Washington, meanwhile, fell to 0-8 to remain the NBA's only winless team despite 20 points and eight assists from Jordan Crawford.
Trevor Ariza contributed 16 points, nine rebounds and three steals for the Wizards.
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