Markieff Morris

Digest: Wizards suffer second-worst loss in franchise history, 116-69 to Jazz

Digest: Wizards suffer second-worst loss in franchise history, 116-69 to Jazz

Four Washington Wizards players sprinted helplessly down the floor Monday night. The Wizards were getting bombarded in the first half and had to contest yet another easy look for the Utah Jazz. Continuing their trend, they moved with the grace of a jetlagged traveler.

Wizards center Marcin Gortat had been stopped at the rim by Jazz center Rudy Gobert, and when Utah's Joe Ingles controlled the blocked shot, the fast break ignited. Four Wizards recognized the play developing but could only run and point downcourt for someone else to pick up the open man. Pointing doesn't equate to playing defense, of course, and only one Wizard,...

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