The Wizards ended their eight-game losing streak with the win over the Magic. Orlando has now lost four games in a row to fall to 12-17 on the season, while Washington improved to 4-23 with the win.
Nene Hilario recorded his second double-double of the season as he complemented Crawford with 23 points and 11 rebounds.
Garrett Temple also had 13 points, six rebounds and six assists off the bench for the Wizards.
The Magic were led in scoring by Arron Afflalo, who finished with 26 points on 9-of-21 shooting from the field. J.J. Redick added 23 points, four rebounds and four assists off the bench for the Magic for his seventh 20-point game of the season.
The Wizards shot 47.7 percent from the field as a team while holding Orlando to 45.3 shooting from the floor.