Wizards' Bradley Beal (25 points), Thomas Bryant (8) return against Jazz

Wizards guard Bradley Beal and center Thomas Bryant returned to the lineup Sunday, but Washington still fell to the visiting Utah Jazz, 127-116.

Beal started Sunday's game and posted a team-high 25 points on 11-of-25 shooting in 27 minutes.

Bryant came off the bench and had eight points and three rebounds in 15 minutes.

Both players had been expected to be on a minutes restriction, Wizards coach Scott Brooks said pregame.

Washington lost at home for the first time in four games after letting the third-quarter lead evaporate.

"I think our aggression on both ends of the floor kind of slipped,'' Beal said. "Turning the ball over, shot selection. Sometimes we had a lot of one-pass shots, no-pass shots. We were kind of slow pushing the pace.''

The Wizards' leader in scoring (27.8 PPG) and assists (6.6 APG), Beal has not played since Jan. 1 while dealing with a lower right leg injury.

Bryant had been out since early December after suffering a stress reaction in his right foot. He was averaging 13.9 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1 block per game before the injury.

The Wizards also announced a number of moves Sunday, including waiving forward C.J. Miles, who has not played since suffering ligament damage to his left wrist Nov. 26 and undergoing surgery.

"We appreciate C.J.'s contributions to our team this season and wish him and his family the best as he continues his career," Wizards general manager Tommy Sheppard said in a statement. "He is a consummate professional who provided a great example for our younger players despite having his season cut short by an unfortunate injury."

There had been no timeline for Miles' return to play.

Washington also signed center Anzejs Pasecniks to a multiyear contract and forward Johnathan Williams to a two-way contract.

Pasecniks is averaging 8.2 points and 6.2 rebounds in 13 games for the Wizards in 2019-20. Williams has played in six games for Washington, averaging 5.5 points and 6.3 rebounds.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.