Middleton scores 29 as Bucks beat Wizards in OT
- Associated Press
- December 6, 2013 - 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Khris Middleton scored a career-high 29 points and Brandon Knight added 20 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Washington Wizards 109-105 in overtime Friday night.
John Henson had 19 points and 17 rebounds for the Bucks (4-15), who had lost 13 of their previous 14.
John Wall scored 30 points and Trevor Ariza added 22 points and 12 rebounds for Washington.
With the score tied at 102 heading to the extra period, Hensen's jumper put the Bucks ahead in the opening minute and Ersan Ilyasova layup made it 106-102 with 3:12 to go.
Ariza was fouled and made three free throws with 42.8 seconds left to pull the Wizards within one. Knight answered with a jumper with 21.1 seconds left and added a free throw 12 seconds later to seal the win.
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