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Wizards overcome sluggish start, top Jazz

Wizards overcome sluggish start, top Jazz

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a while, the Washington Wizards seemed determined to make the game live down to its billing. That turnover-filled first half? It looked more like a bad practice. "One of the guys here in the locker room said, `Let's treat the first half like it was a shootaround, and in the second half let's play a basketball game,"' center Marcin Gortat said. That suggestion came from sage veteran Drew Gooden, and his words were well-heeded. The Wizards overcame the sluggish start Sunday night and put away the slumping Utah Jazz, 93-84. "We came out a little flat, on our heels a little bit," guard Bradley Beal said. "But I think we...

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