Khris Middleton scored 27 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and the Bucks held off the Washington Wizards, 99-92, on Thursday night in Milwaukee.
Middleton scored 14 points in the final quarter, giving the Wizards trouble off the dribble and from the perimeter.
Washington got within three when John Wall made a long three-pointer from the wing with 1:15 left. But Middleton answered again, hitting a jumper in the lane on the next possession before setting up a drive-and-dish to Greg Monroe that gave the Bucks a 97-90 lead with 15 seconds left. Middleton tied a season high with nine assists.
Bradley Beal scored 19 points for the Wizards, and...