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Khris Middleton, Brandon Knight push Bucks past Wizards

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John Henson registered his second double-double this season, scoring 19 points and registering 17 rebounds, to help the Milwaukee Bucks squeak by the Washington Wizards, 109-105. Milwaukee (4-15) has won just two of their last 10 games.

Henson finished 8-10 from the field, in a strong performance. Other key performers for Milwaukee were Khris Middleton with 29 points and 7 rebounds, and Brandon Knight with 20 points and 6 rebounds. John Wall had another strong performance for Washington in the loss, putting up 30 points on 9-23 shooting. Trevor Ariza contributed 22 points and 12 rebounds and Marcin Gortat finished with 14 points and 8 rebounds.

In addition to 29.6% from 3-point range, the Wizards tallied an eFG% of just 44.6%. They are winless (0-2) on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Bucks, conversely, are 2-1 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

This drops Washington (9-10) to 1-1 versus Milwaukee on the season.

Coming up, the Bucks take on the Brooklyn Nets, who are 5-14 on the season. The Wizards match up with the Denver Nuggets, currently sitting at 11-8 this year.


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