Jazz rally past Wizards; Blazers beat T-Wolves

The Sports Xchange/Reuters

Posted at Jan 26 2014 03:06 PM | Updated as of Jan 26 2014 11:06 PM

Jazz 104, Wizards 101

Center Enes Kanter scored 24 points off the bench and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Washington Wizards 104-101.

Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward scored 16 points, including a pair of free throws with 3.6 seconds remaining, to help Utah improve to 15-29.

Center Derrick Favors finished with a game-high 14 rebounds and 11 points.

The game was not settled until Washington guard John Wall's desperation heave from well behind the three-point line crashed off the rim at the buzzer.

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Trail Blazers 115, Timberwolves 104

The Portland Trail Blazers broke open a tight game late in the third quarter and ran away to a 115-104 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Forward LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points to lead six players in double figures for the Trail Blazers (33-11). Guard Wesley Matthews added 18 points and guard Mo Williams came off the bench to score 16 for the winners.

Guard Kevin Martin bombed in 30 points for Minnesota (21-22).